Adenosine for the Management of Neonatal and Pediatric Supraventricular Tachycardia

Contributing Editor: Marcia L. Buck, Pharm.D.; Editorial Board: Kristi N. Hofer, Pharm.D.; Michelle W. McCarthy, Pharm.D.


Pediatr Pharm. 2008;14(8) 

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Formulary Update

The following actions were taken by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at their meeting on 7/25/08:

1. Nitazoxanide (Alinia® ) was added for the treatment of diarrhea caused by Giardia lamblia or Cryptosporidium parvum or treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis.

2. Conivaptan (Vaprisol® ), a vasopressin V1A and V2 antagonist, was added for the treatment of euvolemic and hypervolemic hyponatremia.

3. The restrictions on the use of argatroban and fondaparinux (Arixtra®) were removed.


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