Warning: change in expression of drug doses in MSF guides

Important notice: as of July 1st the expression of doses is gradually going to change in the guides Essential drugs and Clinical guidelines.....

Oral drugs

Oral drug doses will be expressed in milligrams or grams per dose followed by the number of doses per day and no longer in total daily dose divided by the number of doses.
For example:
30 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses → 10 mg/kg 3 times daily
1 g/day in 2 divided doses → 500 mg 2 times daily

Injectable drugs

Injectable drug doses will be expressed in dose per injection followed by the interval between injections and no longer in total daily dose divided by the number of injections.
For example:
30 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses → 10 mg/kg every 8 hours
1 g/day in 2 divided doses → 500 mg every 12 hours