Adult: 3 mg/kg/d IM or IV in three equal doses q8h; reduce dose in renal failure
Pediatric: 2–2.5 mg/kg/d q8h IV or IM
Treatment of Pseudomonas infections and a wide variety of gram-negative infections.
Table for Gentamicin (Garamycin) Prototype Summary.
T1/2: 2 to 3 hours; metabolized in the liver and excreted in the urine.
Sinusitis, dizziness, rash, fever, risk of nephrotoxicity.