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-: Pediatric Medication Calculation:-
Vitamin “A” Syrup Calculation:-
- less than 6 months baby- 50,000 IU (0.5ML)
- 6 to 12-month baby 100,000 IU (1ML)
- more than 12 months baby 200,000 IU (2ML)
- Do not give to Kwashiokar child unless gross sign of VAD.
Pediatric Antibiotic dose Calculation:-
- Amoxycillin Syrup- 25mg to50mg/kg/body weight.
- Gentamicin Injection- 5mg/kg/body weight.
- Amikacin Injection – 10mg/ kg/body weight.
Pediatric Zinc Syrup Dose Calculation:-
- 2 mg/kg/Body Weight
Pediatric Multivitamin Syrup Dose Calculation:-
6 Months to 2 Years = 2.5ml (BD)
2 Years to 5 Years = 5 ml (BD)
Albendazole Tablets/ Syrup Dose Calculation:-
1 year to 2 years- ½ Tablets (5ml)
2 years to 5 years – 1 Tablet (10 ml)
Pediatric Potassium (Potklor Syrup)
Give Supplemental Potassium at 3-4 me/kg/day for at last 2 weeks. Potassium can be given as syrup potassium chloride the most common preparation available has 20meq/15ml. It should be diluted with water.
Dose Calculation:- 3-4 meq/kg/Body weight
|weight in kg||Potassium Dose|
Iron Syrup Dose Calculation:-
Folic Acid Dose Calculation
5mg on day 1 Then 1 mg /Day
Dose:- 0.4-0.6 mmol kg/day
On the day give 50% magnesium sulfate IM once (0.3ml/kg) up to a maximum of 2 m. thereafter hive extra magnesium (0.4-0.6mmol kg/day) orally if oral commercial preparation is not available you can give an injection of magnesium sulfate (50%) 0.2-0.3 ml/kg orally as magnesium supplements mixed with feed. Give Magnesium supplements for 2 weeks.
|Dose of MagSulf according to the weight of Child in Kgs.|
|Child Weight in Kg||Magsulf dose in ml|