Recommended Dosage And Important Administration Instructions
Important Administration Instructions For Pediatric Patients 11 Years Of Age Or Younger
Antidiazox tablets should not be administered to pediatric patients 11 years of age or younger because a single tablet contains a greater amount of nitazoxanide than the recommended dosing in this pediatric age group.
Table 1: Recommended Dos age
|1-3 years||5 mL of Antidiazox for Oral suspension (100 mg nitazoxanide) taken orally every 12 hours with food||–|
|4-11 years||10 mL of Antidiazox for Oral Suspension (200 mg nitazoxanide) taken orally every 12 hours with food||3 Days|
|12 years and older||One Antidiazox Tablet (500 mg nitazoxanide) taken orally every 12 hours with food or 25 mL of Antidiazox for Oral Suspension (500 mg nitazoxanide) taken orally every 12 hours with food|
Directions For Mixing Antidiazox For Oral Suspension
Reconstitute Antidiazox for Oral Suspension as follows:
- Measure 48 mL of water for preparation of the 100 mg/5 mL suspension
- Tap bottle until all powder flows freely.
- Add approximately one-half of the 48 mL of water required for reconstitution and shake vigorously to suspend powder.
- Add remainder of water and again shake vigorously
Keep container tightly closed, and shake the suspension well before each administration. The reconstituted suspension may be stored for 7 days at room temperature, after which any unused portion must be discarded.
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