||Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual
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Gastric acid secretion inhibitor
- Treatment of reflux esophagitis
- Bolus feeds: administer 30 minutes before feeds
- < 28 days of age: 0.5 - 1.0 mg/kg/day once daily or divided Q12H
- > 28 days of age: 1.0 - 2.0 mg/kg/day once daily or divided Q12H
- Dermatologic: rash
- GI: hypergastrinemia, diarrhea
- Hematologic: rare
- Hepatic: elevated serum transaminases
- Renal: proteinuria
Parameters to Monitor:
- Liver function , liver enzymes
- Renal function
Reconstitution and Stability:
-Zhang W, Kukulka M, Witt G et al. Age-dependent pharmacokinetics of lansoprazole in neonates and infants. Pardiatr Drugs.2008; 10(4): 265-74.
-Lau E. (Editor). Drug Handbook and Formulary- The Hospital for Sick Children. Toronto: 2009-2010.
-Taketomo CK, Hodding JH, Kraus DM. Pediatric Dosage Handbook 16th Edition. Hudson: Lexi-Comp Inc.; 2009.
-Young TE, Mangum B. Neofax®. 20th edition. Raleigh: Acorn Publishing; 2007.
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