Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: IV
Restricted Distribution in US
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- [60 mg/kg IV qwk]
- [not defined]
- [see below]
- Info: HBV immunization recommended prior to tx if overt hepatic dz
Peds Dosing .
Peds dosing is currently unavailable or not applicable for this drug.
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
- IgA deficiency w/ anti-IgA antibody
Drug Interactions .
No significant interactions known or found for this drug. Caution always advised with multiple medications.
Adverse Reactions .
- anaphylactoid rxn
- viral transmission risk
- chest discomfort
- musculoskeletal pain
Metabolism: other; CYP450: unknown
Excretion: other; Half-life: 4.6-5.1 days
Subclass: Other Pulmonary
Mechanism of Action
inhibits elastase, preventing progressive degradation of elastin tissues in lower respiratory tract
Manufacturer: Baxter Healthcare Corp.
Approximate Retail Price
This information is currently not available for this drug.
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