Infectious Disease Compendium

Cephapirin (Cefadyl®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 500 mg - 2.0 g q 4 - 6 h iv.

CrCl 80-50: 500 mg - 2.0 g q 6 h iv.

CrCl 50-10: 500 mg - 2.0 g q 8 h iv.

CrCl < 10: 500 mg - 2.0 g q 12 h iv.

Hemodialysis: 7.5 - 15 mg/kg before, then q 12 h.

Peritoneal dialysis: na.

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls