Template:Endometritis Antibiotics

<48hrs Post Partum

Treatment is targeted against polymicrobial infections, most often 2-3 organisms of normal vaginal flora

>48hrs Post Partum

  • Doxycycline 100mg IV or PO q12hrs + Metronidazole 500mg IV or PO q8hrs daily
    • Use Metronidazole with caution in breastfeeding mothers its active is present in breast milk at concentrations similar to maternal plasma concentrations
  1. Mackeen AD, Packard RE, Ota E, Speer L. Antibiotic regimens for postpartum endometritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Feb 2;2015(2):CD001067. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001067.pub3. PMID: 25922861; PMCID: PMC7050613