Canterbury DHB

Context

Otolaryngology

Head and neck/ sinus

amoxicillin+clavulanic acid

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 1 g/200 mg

 

Mild penicillin allergy

cefazolin

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 2 g

(IV 3 g in patients ≥ 120 kg body weight)

AND

metronidazole

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 500 mg

 

Severe penicillin allergy

clindamycin

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 900 mg 

 

Rhinoplasty

cefazolin

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 2 g

(IV 3 g in patients ≥ 120 kg body weight)

Severe penicillin allergy

vancomycin

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

1 g (< 70 kg), 1.5 g (70-100 kg), or 2 g (> 100 kg)

 

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (99277):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

March 2018 (Surgical Prophylaxis)

Next Review Due:

March 2021

Keywords:

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Topic Code: 99277