"Gabapentin" for epilepsy, how can children use it?

time:2022-11-27 06:21:50source´╝Ümonlittlebaby.com author:Sneeze
"Gabapentin" for epilepsy, how can children use it?

For reference only for medical professionals, what is neuralgia after shingles? It's "breathing pain"! The drug for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia is gabapentin, but this indication is only for adults. Another use of gabapentin is for epilepsy treatment, not only for adults, but also for children! Let's take a look at the recommended dosage at home and abroad! The domestic recommended indications of gabapentin in China are for the adjuvant treatment of partial seizures in adults and children over 12 years old with or without secondary generalized seizures, and can also be used for the adjuvant treatment of partial seizures in children aged 3-12 years. 1. For 3-12 year old pediatric patients: the starting dose should be 10-15 mg/kg/d, 3 times a day, and the effective dose is reached in about 3 days; 2. For 3-4 year old pediatric patients: The effective dose is 40 mg/day kg/d, 3 times a day, if necessary, the dose can be increased to 50mg/kg/d, long-term clinical studies have shown that the dose is still well tolerated when increased to 50mg/kg/d; 3. For patients over 5 years old : The effective dose is 25-35mg/kg/d, 3 times a day. The FDA recommends FDA approval of gabapentin for the adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures, with or without secondary generalized seizures, in adults and children with epilepsy over 3 years of age. 1. For pediatric patients aged 3-11: the initial dose range is 10-15 mg/kg/d, 3 times a day; 2. For pediatric patients aged 3-4: the recommended dose is 40 mg/kg/d, 3 times a day 3. For pediatric patients aged 5-11: the recommended dose is 25-35 mg/kg/d, 3 times a day. Gabapentin can be administered as a capsule or tablet, or a combination of these formulations. The maximum time interval between two doses should not exceed 12 hours. More Corey's popular drugs, where to learn? Pediatric medication is no trivial matter. Some medicines do not have corresponding dosage forms for children. Can children use them? Do I need to adjust the dose? Polyene phosphatamide contains benzyl alcohol, children are prohibited! The Food and Drug Administration warns infants and young children under the age of 2 to use paracetamol with caution... What other drugs are banned for children? The "Pediatric Drugs" column of the dry medicine doctor station you want is all available­čĹç1. Scan the QR code below 2. Click "Download Now" 3. Open the Doctor Station App and click the column 4. Find "evidence-based medicine" in the clinical medication Pay attention to the column and subscribe to the column, and read the hot drug search every day! Download the Doctor Station App and subscribe anytime, anywhere~
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