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Clindamycin Dosage

Clindamycin 300mg Dosage:

  • The usual adult dose for bacterial infection is:

  • Serious infection: 150 to 300 mg orally every 6 hours

    More severe infection: 300 to 450 mg orally every 6 hours


  • The usual pediatric dose for bacterial infection is:

  • Body weight 10 kg or less:
    Minimum recommended dose: 37.5 mg orally three times a day

    Body weight 11 kg or more:
    Serious infection: 8 to 12 mg/kg orally per day, in 3 to 4 equally divided doses

    Severe infection: 13 to 16 mg/kg orally per day, in 3 to 4 equally divided doses

    More severe infection: 17 to 25 mg/kg orally per day, in 3 to 4 equally divided doses