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Prophylaxis

Co-amoxiclav 1.2g IV pre-incision

Patients with BMI >35 kg/m2 - continue with co-amoxiclav 625mg at 8 hourly intervals for 24 hours

Prophylaxis - Penicillin Allergy

Clindamycin 900mg IV at time of incision (add Gentamicin IV if sepsis or emergency section due to infection)

Patients with BMI >35 kg/m2 - continue with clindamycin 300mg at 6 hourly intervals for 24 hours

Prophylaxis - MRSA Positive Patient

Teicoplanin -  see under drug dosing for dose AND Metronidazole 500mg IV  at time of incision (add Gentamicin IV if sepsis or emergency section due to infection - see under drug dosing for dose)