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Our Lady of Fatima Medical Center


Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
DRUGS and DOSAGES

ANALGESICS
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Mefenamic acid Dolfenal
Gardan
Neostan
Ponstan
Ritamol
Tynostan
6.5mg/kg/dose
Q6

50mg/ml
250-500mg tab
250mg cap
Ibuprofen Advil
Alaxan
Midol
Muskelax
5-10mg/kg/dose
40mg/ml
100mg/5ml
Naproxen Alpron
Flanax
Lefaine
Naprelon
Naprosyn 10-20mg/kg/day
Q8


Indomethacin Indocid
Indocollyre
Infree
2-4mg/kg/day
Paracetamol Aeknil
Afebria
Alvedol
Biogesic
Calpol
Medicol
Opigesic
Tempra
Tylenol
10-20mg/kg/dose
Q4/PRN >/=37.8C
60mg/0.6ml drops
100mg/ml
120-250mg/5ml

ANTACIDS/ANTIULCER
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Ranitidine Ranitab
Ranix
Zantac
2-4mg/kg/day Q8
Cimetidine Amecid
Ciclein
Montidin
Serment
Shintamet
Tagament
20-25mg/kg/day Q6
100mg/5ml
200-400mg tab

ANTIMICROBIALS
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Tetracycline Unimycin
Vagimycin
30-50mg/kg/day

Q6 for 3 days 125mg/5ml
Erythromycin Aldricin
Bisolvonat
Ditron
Ebalin
Erybron
Erycar
Erycin
Erymax
Erythrocin
Ilosone
Macrosin
Pediazole
Stremycin
Q6-12
40mg/5ml susp
100mg/2.5ml drops
200mg/5ml
Potassium
phenoxymethylpenicillin
V (oral)
Betapen
Centrapen
Eropen
Interpen
Medoxypen
Megapen
Ospen
Penitacillin
Sumapen
Trepopen
Vamosyn
50,000-
100,000IU/kg/day
Q6

125mg/5ml
200,000IU
250mg/5ml
400,000IU
Clindamycin Anerocin
Clindal
Dalacin-C
Inprosyn
10-25mg/kg/day
75mg/5ml
150mg/5ml
Nitrofurantoin Macrodantin 5-7mg/kg/day 25mg/5ml
Ampicillin Almelar
Almelin
Ampedia
Amphical
Amphigram
Ampicil
Ampimycin
Ampivacil
Amplicox
Amprexin
Bactimed
Bridogen
Cimpedia
Penbitin
Pensyn
Pentroxyl

50-100mg/kg/day

125-250mg/5ml
250-500mg cap
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Cloxacillin Na Ciclox
Cloramicin
Cloxigen
Dalasyl
Endoxil
Esphilox
Gixin
Lavinox
Orbenin
Pensyclor
Prostaphilin
A
Q6

125mg/5ml
250-500mg cap
Chlorampenicol Chloromycetin
Chlorsig
Kimecitin
Klorfen
Pediaclor
Pervacol
Tyloramin
Vamcetin
50-100mg/kg/day

125mg/5ml
250-500mg cap
Oxacillin Na Prostaphlin
Wydox
125mg/5ml
Cefazolin Biocef
Cefazovit
Stancef
20-40mg/kg/day Q6-8 500mg-1gm
Amoxicillin Amoxil
Benemox
Cimoxil
Glamox
Himox
Megamox
Moxicillin
Moxiped
Novamox
Pediamox
Penbiosyn
Polymox
Sumoxil
Wyamox
Zymoxil
30-50mg/kg/day
Q8

100-125mg/1.25ml
drops
125-250mg/5ml
syrup
Co-amoxiclav Augmentin
Augmex
Bioclavid
Natravox
30-50mg/kg/day
156.25mg/5ml
228.5mg/5ml
312.5mg/5ml
457mg/5ml
Metronidazole Amenyl
Anerobia
Astrozol
Flagyl
Hizon
Metrinox
Metrodal
Midel
Norstene
Robuz
Vamogyl
30-50mg/kg/day
125mg/5ml syrup
1gm/suppository
Cefalexin Bleximor
Blofex
Ceporex
Keflex
Lexum
Lyceplix
Medoxine
Servispor
Sigaflex
Xinflex
Zeporin
25-100mg/kg/day
100mg/ml drops
250mg/5ml susp

Cefaclor Clorotin
Clorcef
Ceclor
Verzat
20-40mg/kg/day
125-250mg/5ml susp
50mg/ml drops
Cefuroxime Cervin
Eroxmit
Furocef
Infekor
Kefox
Laxinat
Lifurox
Romicef
Rovix
Zegen
Zincef
Zinnat
30-100mg/kg/day 125-250mg/5ml
Cefepime Cepimax 50mg/kg/day 500mg-1gm/vial
Cefdinir Omnicef 9-18mg/kg/day 125mg/5ml
Ceftazidime Ceftaz
Ceftazivit
Fortum
Forzid
Zeptrigen
30-100mg/kg/day Q8-12 250mg/5ml
Cefixime Axetef
Cefixmycin
Tergecef
Ultraxime
Zefral 1.5-3.0mg/kg/day
Q12

100mg/5ml susp
20mg/ml drops
Cotrimoxazole Bactrim
Bactrinol
Bacxal
Bacidol
Triglobe
Baczole
Cotrimol
Fermagel
Microbid
Trimerin
Trimetazone
Trizole
Oprizole
Septrin
TMP: 5-8mg/kg/day
SMX: 25-
40mg/kg/day
TMP: 40mg/5ml;
80mg, 160mg tab
SMX: 200mg/5ml;
400mg, 800mg tab

Clarithromycin Klaricid 7.5mg/kg/day 500mg tab
Sultamicillin
(Ampricillin-Na
Sulbactam)
Unasyn
50mg/kg/day 125-250mg/5ml
Bacampicillin HCl Bacacil
Bacamcillin
Penglobe
25-50mg/kg/day Q12 250mg/5ml
Azithromycin Zithromax 10mg/kg/day OD for 3 days
Ceftriaxone Na Cef-3
Cryaxon
Rocephin
20-80mg/kg/day OD
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ANTI-PARASITIC
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Pyrantel pamoate Combantrin
11mg/kg/day
Once every 3 months
or OD at bedtime
125-250mg/5ml
Mebendazole Antiox
Wormex
Zolden
2.5mg/kg/day Q12 for 3 days 50-100mg/5ml
Albendazole Benzol
Zentel
1-2y/o: 5ml
>2y/o: 10ml
OD/BID for 3 days 200mg/5ml susp
Piperazine citrate Aloxin
Antepak
Expellin
75mg/kg/day OD at bedtime
62.5mg/5ml
750mg/5ml
1250mg/5ml
Oxantel pyrantel
pamoate
Quantrel
10-20mg/kg/day OD at bedtime
100mg/5ml
100mg tab


ANTI-TB
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Isoniazid Myrin-P
Nicetal
Odinah
Primefort
5-10mg/kg/day OD (After breakfast)
100mg/5ml

Rifampicin Crisarfam
Natricin
forte
Pyrina
Ramacin
Ramp
Rifampin
Rimactane
forte
Tubercox
10-20mg/kg/day OD (Before breakfast) 100mg/5ml
Pyrazinamide Zapedia
Pyzamed
Zonasta
Dipimide
15-30mg/kg/day OD
Streptomycin Strepcin
Streptorex
10-20mg/kg/dose 2-3x/week 1gm/vial
Ethambutol Etham
Ethambin
Myambutol
Odetal
15-25mg/kg/dose Single dose 125mg/5ml


BRONCHODILATOR
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Salbutamol Airomin
Claridil
Ventolin
0.10-0.15mg/kg/dose
Q8

2mg/5ml
2mg tab
Salbutamol +
Guaifenesin
Ventolin expectorant
Empirical
Terbutaline Alloxygen
Blucodil
Bronchotaum
0.5-0.75mg/kg/day
0.3mg/ml
1.5mg/5ml
2.5mg tab
Theophylline Asmatin
Asbral
Asmahist
15-20mg/kg/day
75mg/5ml
150mg tab













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MISCELLANEOUS
GENERIC NAME BRAND NAME PEDIATRIC DOSE FREQUENCY PREPARATION
Hydroxysine diHCl Iterax
1mg/kg/day Q12
2mg/ml syrup
10-25mg tab
Diphenhydramine HCl Benadryl
Antihistamine
5mg/kg/day Q8
12.5mg/5ml
50mg cap
Allerin

2-6 y/o: 2.5ml
6-12 y/o: 5ml
Dramelin

1-5 y/o: 5-10ml
6-12 y/o: 10-20ml
50mg cap
Cetirizine Aforvir
Allerkid
Allermed
Cetimin
Zyrtec Empirical OD 2.5mg/5ml
Guaifenesin Benadryl expectorant
Empirical Q6
100mg/5ml
>2 y/o: 2.5-5ml
Ambroxol HCl Ambrolex
Antivex
Sombrixol
1.2-2.6mg/kg/day Q8-12
15-30mg/5ml syrup
7.5mg/ml
Carbocisteine Abivent
Aflem
Loviscol
Solmux
1.25-1.5mg/kg/day Q6
100-250mg/5ml syrup
50mg/ml
Vitex negundo (Lagundi) Ascof
15mg/kg/day Q8
300mg tab
600mg cap
300mg/5ml syrup
Bromhexine HCl Bromoxin Empirical Q6-8 4mg/5ml
Zafirlukast Accolate Empirical Q12 30mg tab
Phenylpropanolamine HCl Disudrin Empirical Q6 12.5mg/5ml
Paracetamol 500mg,
phenylephrine HCl 10mg,
Chlorphenaminemaleate
2mg
Decolgen
Decolgen Forte
Empirical Q6
12.5mg/5ml syrup
6.25mg/ml drops
Brompheniraminemaleate
12mg,
phenylpropanolamine HCl
15mg
Nasatapp
Empirical Q6-8 12.5mg/5ml syrup
Dextrometorphan HBr
15mg,
phenylpropanolamine HCl
25mg, paracetamol
325mg
Tuseran forte
Empirical Q6
Diazepam Trankil 0.2-0.5mg.kg/dose 5mg/ml

EMPIRICAL DOSE GOMEZ CLASSIFICATION
0-3months 0.3ml Above 120 Obese
4-6months 0.6ml Above 110 Overweight
7-9months 0.9ml 90-110 No malnutrition
10-12months 1.2ml 80-89 1
st
degree malnutrition
<5 y/o 2.5ml 70-79 2
nd
degree malnutrition
5 y/o 5ml <70 3
rd
degree malnutrition
6 y/o 7.5ml
2-5 y/o 2-5ml TID
WATERLOWE CLASSIFICATION
>2 y/o Oral tab or 15ml TID
STUNTING
=Actual height/ideal height
for age x 100
WASTING
=actual weight/ideal weight for
actual height x 100
NUTRITIONAL STATUS
=Actual body weight / Ideal Body Weight x 100
-assessment for Chronic
malnutrition
-assessment for Acute malnutrition
IDEAL BODY WEIGHT
>95 No stunting >90 No Wasting
0-5months Age in months x 600 + 3000grams 90-95 Mild 80-89 Mild
6-12months Age in months x 500 + 3000grams 80-90 Moderate 70-79 Moderate
2-6 y/o Age in years x 2 + 8kg <80 Severe <70 Severe
7-12 y/o (Age in years x 7 5) / 2 Prepared by: JI RESPICIO, KC R.