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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 160-162

The Pharmacokinetics of Once-Daily Dosing With Gentamicin in Women With Postpartum Endometritis

1Uniontown, PA, USA
2Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Received 4 May 1998; Accepted 5 September 1998

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Conclusions: Once-daily dosing with gentamicin in women with postpartum endometritis achieves therapeutic peak levels without drug accumulation. Substantial cost savings are realized with this dosing regimen.