Monthly Archives: January 2019

Vancomycin Dosing

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Vancomycin Dosing in XLS

REFERENCE:

Uptodate: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/vancomycin-drug-information?search=vancomycin&source=search_result&selectedTitle=1~149 Accessed 01/01/2019.

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Sugar Equivalents

1 amp of D50 = 50% dextrose = 50g/100mL = 25g x 4Kcal/g carbs = 100 calories bolus

1 L D5W at 100mL/hr = 5% Dextrose = 5g/100mL x 1L = 50g x (4Kcal/g) = 200 cal infusion of 20 cal/hr

1 L D10W at 100mL/hr = 10%D= 10g/100mLx1L= 100g x (4Kcal/g)= 400 cal at infusion of 40 cal/hr

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sugar equivalents in XLS file

 

REFERENCE:

https://umem.org/educational_pearls/1409/ accessed 01/01/2019.