Permanent Intrathecal Catheter Insertion

Permanent Intrathecal Catheter Insertion -  ONLY for administration of analgesia for palliative care

GENTAMICIN 3mg/kg 

(maximum dose 300mg)

(dose tables for Ideal Body Weight)

If CrCl <21 maximum dose 180mg

plus

TEICOPLANIN
Dose:
<50kg: 600mg
50-74kg: 800mg
75-100kg: 1000mg
>100kg: 1200mg

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IV single dose 15 minutes before procedure

Last reviewed 16/11/2016

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(GHNHSFT intranet)