• Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Agents, Propranolol
    Dosage form: Injection
    Strength: 1mg/ml
    Indications/Special comments: Thyrotoxic crisis
    Dosage Administration: By intravenous injection
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  • Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Agents, Propranolol
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 10mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg
    Indications/Special comments: Thyrotoxicosis (adjunct),
    Dosage Administration: By mouth: Adult: 10–40 mg 3–4 times a day.
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  • Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Agents, Potassium Iodide
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 65mg
    Indications/Special comments: Blocked thyroidal uptake of radioactive isotopes in a nuclear radiation emergency
    Dosage Administration: Radiation emergency: Tablets: 130 mg once daily (one 130-mg tablet or two 65- mg tablets once daily
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  • Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Agents, Potassium Iodide
    Dosage form: Solution
    Strength: 50mg/ml, 100mg/ml, 1g/ml
    Indications/Special comments: Blocked thyroidal uptake of radioactive isotopes in a nuclear radiation emergency
    Dosage Administration: Usual Adult Dose for Hyperthyroidism: Oral solution: 250 mg orally 3 times a day. Give for 10 to 14 days prior to thyroid surgery. May be given as 0.25 mL of a 1 g/mL potassium iodine solution (SSKI) or as 4 mL of 325 mg/5 mL solution. Alternatively, 2 to 6 drops of a 10% potassium iodide/5% iodine solution may be given orally 3 times a day with food. Usual Adult Dose for Radiation Emergency Pregnant or lactating women with exposure >= 5 centigrays (cGy): 130 mg orally per day. >18 and <=40 years with exposure >= 10 centigrays (cGy): 130 mg orally per day. >40 years with exposure >= 500 centigrays (cGy): 130 mg orally per day. Usual Paediatric Dose for Hyperthyroidism: Oral solution: 250 mg orally 3 times a day. Give for 10 to 14 days prior to thyroid surgery. Usual Paediatric Dose for Radiation Emergency: <=1 month with exposure >= 5 centigrays (cGy): 16 mg orally per day. >1 month <=3 years with exposure >= 5 centigrays (cGy): 32 mg orally per day. >3 years <= 18 years (less than 70 kg) with exposure >= 5 centigrays (cGy): 65 mg orally per day. >13 years >= 70 kg with exposure >= 5 centigrays (cGy): 130 mg orally per day.
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  • Thyroid Hormones and Antithyroid Agents, Paricalcitol
    Dosage form: Capsule
    Strength: 1mcg, 2mcg, 4mcg
    Indications/Special comments: For prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic renal failure and those with CRF on dialysis.
    Dosage Administration: Dosage is based on the level of parathyroid hormone. See product literature for more information.
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  • Skin Disinfecting Agents, Povidone - Iodine
    Dosage form: Solution
    Strength: 1%, 10%
    Indications/Special comments: As skin disinfectant and antiseptic mainly for the treatment of contaminated wounds and pre-operative preparation of the skin and mucous membranes.
    Dosage Administration: Adult: To be applied undiluted in pre- and post-operative skin disinfection. Child: Not recommended for regular use in neonates (and contraindicated in very low birth weight infants).
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  • Respiratory Drugs, Prednisolone
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 1mg, 5mg, 10mg
    Indications/Special comments: Treatment of asthma and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Dosage Administration: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Adult: Tablets and syrup for acute exacerbations: 200mg daily for one week followed by 80mg every other day for 1 month. Paediatric Dose: 2 mg/kg/day orally divided twice daily for 5 days, followed by 1 mg/kg/day once daily for 3 days, followed by 1 mg/kg/dose every other day for 3 doses. Usual Paediatric Dose for Asthma – Acute: Oral: 1 to 2 mg/kg/day in divided doses 1 to 2 times a day for 3 to 5days.
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  • Respiratory Drugs, Prednisolone
    Dosage form: Solution
    Strength: 5mg/ml
    Indications/Special comments: Treatment of asthma and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Dosage Administration: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Adult: Tablets and syrup for acute exacerbations: 200mg daily for one week followed by 80mg every other day for 1 month. Paediatric Dose: 2 mg/kg/day orally divided twice daily for 5 days, followed by 1 mg/kg/day once daily for 3 days, followed by 1 mg/kg/dose every other day for 3 doses. Usual Paediatric Dose for Asthma – Acute: Oral: 1 to 2 mg/kg/day in divided doses 1 to 2 times a day for 3 to 5days.
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  • Respiratory Drugs, Prednisolone
    Dosage form: Injection
    Strength: sodium phosphate ) 10mg/ml, 25mg/ml
    Indications/Special comments: Treatment of asthma and bronchopulmonary dysplasia
    Dosage Administration: Usual Paediatric Dose for Asthma – Intravenous: 2 to 4 mg/kg/day divided 3 or 4 times a day.
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  • Respiratory Drugs, Prednisone
    Dosage form: Solution
    Strength: 5mg/ml
    Indications/Special comments: Treatment of acute asthma in children
    Dosage Administration: < 1 year: acute asthma: 10mg orally every 12 hours. maintenance: 10mg orally every other day. 1 to 4 years: 20mg orally every 12 hours. maintenance: 20mg orally every other day. 5 to 12 years: 30mg orally every 12 hours; maintenance: 30mg orally every other day. >12 years: 40mg orally every 12 hours; maintenance: 40 mg orally every other day.
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