||Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual
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- Treatment of Influenza A and B infection
Preterm (< 36 weeks GA):
- 1 mg/kg/dose twice daily for 5 days
Term (> 37 weeks GA)
- 3 mg/kg/dose twice daily for 5 days
Dosage adjustment may be required in renal impairment. Refer to available references or clinical pharmacist for dosage adjustment.
- GI: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
Reconstitution and Stability:
AAP COMMITTEE ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2018–2019. Pediatrics. 2018;142(4):e20182367
McPherson C, Warner B, Hunstad D.A, et al. Oseltamivir Dosing in Premature Infants. journal of Infectious Diseases 2012; 206: 847-850.
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