Medication Administration Times

  • Daily:  standard at 12 noon except for
    • antihypertensives, arrhythmics, diuretics, thyroid meds, steroids – 06:00
    • warfarin – 22:00
  • every 24 hours – times scheduled with first administration
  • BID or q12h  – 06:00, 18:00
  • TID or q8h    – 06:00, 14:00, 22:00
  • QID or q6h    – 00:00, 06:00, 12:00, 18:00
  • At bedtime    – 22:00

 

REFERENCE:

LHH Pharmacy handouts

Heparin Prophylaxis

  • Adult patients >50Kg – 5000 units SQ q8h
  • Adult patients <50Kg – 5000 units SQ q12h
  • Adult patients BMI>35 – 7500 units SQ q8h

 

 

REFERENCE:

LHH Pharmacy handouts.