Information on available vancomycin dosing calculators. Best viewed on desktop computer.

CalculatorProsConsOutput/MethodCostAccuracyEase of UseOverall
Detroit Medical CenterFree empiric AUC calculator developed and refined at DMCNo Bayesian methodologyTrough
AUC
Free3/55/54/5
ClinCalcBayesian calculator
Multiple Bayesian models
Not adaptive with subsequent levelsTrough
AUC
Bayesian
Free4/55/54.5/5
InsightRxResponsive customer support available
Iterative improvement
Requires minimal training
Adaptable model
Unable to input fixed dosing regimenTrough
AUC
Bayesian
Fee-based3.5/55/54.25/5
DoseMe-RxOffers dose recommendation
Iterative improvement
24/7 Support
Integration with all EHRs
Requires minimal training
Allows for input of fixed dosing regimen or varying individual doses
Multiple screens required for view of input and resultsTrough
AUC
Bayesian
Fee-based
Free 14-day trial available
3.5/55/54.25/5
BestDoseMultiple Bayesian models
Allows for input of fixed dosing regimen or varying individual doses
Challenging operability
Requires extensive training
Does not integrate with EHR
Installed application only
Trough
AUC
Bayesian
Fee-based4.5/52.5/53.5/5
PrecisePKAllows for input of fixed dosing regimen or varying individual dosesDoes not integrate with EHR
Requires training
Multiple screens required for view of input and results
Trough
AUC
Bayesian
Fee-based4.5/52/53.5/5
Global RPHEditable and varied kinetics
Complex empiric calculations
Copy-paste template for EHRs
Complex
Difficult to use if not familiar with empiric kinetics
Trough
AUC
Free3/54/53.5/5
Sanford GuideCalculates two-level first-order calculationsNo empiric AUC kinetic support
Only two-level
Trough
AUC (2-level)
Free3/55/53/5
Rxkinetics - Adult and Pediatric Kinetics (APK)Poor accuracy with 2-levelUnable to input varying prior doses (must input dosing regimen)
Does not integrate with EHR
Requires training
Limited technical support
Trough
AUC
Bayesian
Fee-based
Free 60-day trial available
2/52.5/52.25/5
SurgicalCriticalCareTroughFree2/53/52/5
MedCalcTroughFree2/55/52/5
MPRFree, but 5 article max without loginTroughFree1/52/51/5
TDMx VancomycinFree Bayesian calculator
Multiple Bayesian models
Allows for input of fixed dosing regimen or varying individual doses
Albumin, SCr, and TDM lab input as covariates
Complex
Beta-Version
Trough
AUC
Bayesian
Free4/53.5/53.75/5