Effective July 29: Dose Standardization in Epic@UNC for Unasyn and Zosyn administered to pediatric patients

To decrease the potential for medication errors and also increase efficiency in the Pharmacy, on Wednesday, July 29, the Epic@UNC team implemented dose ranges and standardized doses for Unasyn (Ampicillin/Sulbactam) and Zosyn (Piperacillin/Tazobactam) administered to pediatric patients.

Note:

  • Ordered doses ≤ 100 mg will be dispensed as written. 
  • Any calculated dose falling within the ranges identified in this Tip Sheet will automatically change to the standardized dose. 

View the full details in this Tip Sheet, including the steps needed for providers or pharmacists override the standardization when clinically appropriate.

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