Indications for: FLUMADINE
Influenza A infections.
Prophylaxis or treatment: 100mg twice daily. Hepatic dysfunction, renal failure (CrCl ≤10mL/min), or elderly in nursing home: 100mg daily. Treat for at least 7 days after initial symptoms.
<1yr: not recommended. 1–9yrs: prophylaxis: 5mg/kg daily; max 150mg daily. ≥10yrs: as adult.
Discontinue if seizures develop. Epilepsy. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
May be antagonized by acetaminophen, aspirin. May be potentiated by cimetidine.
GI upset, insomnia, dizziness, xerostomia, nervousness, fatigue, asthenia.