Indications for: EGATEN
Adults and Children:
<6yrs: not established. Take with food. Swallow whole or divide in half and take with water; or, may be crushed and administered with applesauce. ≥6yrs: 2 doses of 10mg/kg given 12hrs apart.
May prolong QT interval. History of QTc prolongation or symptoms compatible with long QT interval, electrolyte imbalance (eg, hypokalemia), or hepatic impairment; monitor ECG. Discontinue if cardiac arrhythmia occurs. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Caution with concomitant CYP1A2 inhibitors or drugs that are known to prolong the QT interval; monitor ECG. May potentiate CYP2C19 substrates.
Abdominal pain, hyperhidrosis, nausea, decreased appetite, headache, urticaria, diarrhea, vomiting, musculoskeletal chest pain, pruritus.
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