Azithromycin

Dosing: Adult Antimicrobial Dosing, Non-dialysis

Indication Dose Notes
Community-acquired pneumonia, ICU 500 mg IV/PO q24h No adjustment for renal dysfunction
Community-acquired pneumonia, non-ICU 500 mg IV/PO x1 then 250 mg IV/PO q24h

Dosing: Antimicrobial Dosing in Intermittent & Continuous Hemodialysis

Indication Dose Notes
Community-acquired pneumonia, ICU 500 mg IV/PO q24h No adjustment for dialysis
Community-acquired pneumonia, non-ICU 500 mg IV/PO x1 then 250 mg IV/PO q24h

Dialysis Notes

Intermittent HD assumes high-flux hemodialysis. CRRT assumes CVVHD with ultrafiltration rate 2L/h and residual native GFR < 10 mL/min.  For detailed view of dialysis dosing and evidence, see Dosing in Hemodialysis document.

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