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Pancreas Possible therapeutic alternatives
Pancreatic abscess, infected psuedocyst Common pathogens
Piperacillin-tazobactam 3.375 grams every 6 hours  OR
Ciprofloxacin 400mg IV q8h, or Levofloxacin 500mg IV q24h, or moxifloxacin 400mg IV q24h)

Metronidazole 500mg IV q6-8h.

Severe - >/= 30% of the pancreas is affected:

 Imipenem 500mg IV every 6 hours  OR
1gram IV q 24h, OR 
500mg IV every 8 hours OR
1 gram IV q8h.




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