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Table 1 Antibiotic regimen

From: Multiple brain abscesses treated by extraction of the maxillary molars with chronic apical lesion to remove the source of infection

Days 1–5 Days 6–20 Days 21–33 Days 34–44 Days 45–60
Cefotaxime 2 g IV q12hr
Metronidazole 500 mg IV q8hr Dexamethasone 5 mg IV q6hr
Ceftriaxone 2 g IV q12hr
Dexamethasone 5 mg IV q6hr
Ceftriaxone 2 g IV q12hr
Metronidazole 500 mg IV q8hr
Ceftriaxone 2 g IV q12hr
Metronidazole 500 mg IV q8hr
Vancomycin 1 g IV q8hr
Augmentin 2.4 g IV q8hr
  1. IV, intravenous