Dosage by weight and BSA

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A physician orders diclozacillin sodium 125 mg p.o. q.6h for a child weighing 57 lb.  The recommended dosage of dicloxacillin sodium for children weighing less than 40 kg is 12.5 to 25mg/kg/day p.o. in equally divided doses q.6h for moderate to severe infections.  The recommended minimum single dosage for this child is  mg/dose and the recommended maximum single dose is 
 so the dosage ordered is 
 (safe or unsafe)

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