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Largactil

Manufacturer:Sanofi Aventis manufactures Largactil.
Uses:The uses of Largactil include:
LARGACTIL is indicated in the following conditions: 1.Schizophrenia and other psychoses (especially paranoid), mania and hypomania. 2.In anxiety psychomotor agitation excitement, violent or dangerously impulsive behaviour. LARGACTIL is used as an adjunct in the short-term management of these conditions. 3.Intractable hiccup. 4.Nausea and vomiting of terminal illness (where other medicines have failed or are not available). 5.Induction of hypothermia is facilitated by LARGACTIL which prevents shivering and causes vasodilation. 6.Childhood schizophrenia and autism. Dosage and Administration Oral administration should be used whenever possible. Dosages should be low to begin with and gradually increase under close supervision until the optimum dosage within the recommended range for the individual is reached. Individuals vary considerably and the optimum dose may be affected by the formulation used. The parenteral formulation may be used in emergencies. It may only be administered by deep intramuscular injection. LARGACTIL is too irritant to give subcutaneously. Repeated injections should be avoided if possible. Schizophrenia, Psychoses, Anxiety and Agitation Oral Adult Initially 25 mg three times daily or 75 mg at bedtime increasing by daily amounts of 25 mg to an effective maintenance dose. This is usually in the range 75 to 300 mg daily, but some patients may require up to 1 g daily. Children Under 1 Year: Do not use unless need is life saving. 1-5 Years: 0.5 mg/kg bodyweight every 4 - 6 hours to a maximum recommended dose of 40 mg daily. 6 -12 Years: A third to half the adult dose, to a maximum recommended dose of 75 mg daily. Elderly Start with a third to a half the usual adult dose with a more gradual increase in dosage. Intramuscular Adult For acute relief of symptoms 25 - 50 mg every 6 - 8hours. Children Under 1 Year: Do not use unless need is life saving. 1-5 Years: 0.5 mg/kg bodyweight every 6 - 8 hours. Dosage is not advised to exceed 40 mg daily. 6-12 Years: 0.5 mg/kg bodyweight every 6 - 8 hours. Not to exceed 75 mg daily. Elderly Doses in the lower range for adults should be sufficient to control symptoms, i.e. 25 mg, 8 hourly. Intractable Hiccup Oral Adult 25 - 50 mg three or four times daily. Children No information available. Elderly No information available. Intramuscular Adult 25 - 50 mg every 6-8 hours. . Children No information available. Elderly No information available Intravenous Infusion Adult If other routes of administration are inappropriate, give 25-50 mg in 500-1000 ml sodium chloride by slow intravenous infusion every 6-8 hours. Children No information available. Elderly No information available. Induction of hypothermia to prevent shivering Intramuscular Adult 25 - 50 mg every 6 - 8 hours. Children Under 1 Year: Do not use in children this age. 1-12 Years: Initial dose: 0.5 - 1.0 mg/kg. Maintenance: 0.5 mg/kg every 4 - 6 hours. Elderly No information available. Nausea and Vomiting of Terminal Illness Oral Adults 10 - 25 mg every 4 - 6 hours. Children Under 1 Year: Do not use unless need is life saving. 1-5 Years; 0.5 mg/kg every 4 - 6 hours. Maximum daily dosage should not exceed 40 mg. 6 - 12 Years: 0.5 mg/kg every 4 - 6 hours. Maximum daily dosage should not exceed 75 mg. Elderly Initially a third to half the adult dose. The physician should then use their clinical judgement to obtain control. Intramuscular Adults 25 mg initially, then 25 - 50 mg every 3 - 4 hours until vomiting stops, then drug to be taken orally. Children Under 1 Year: Do not use unless need is life saving. 1 - 5 Years: 0.5 mg/kg 6 - 8 hourly. It is advised that maximum daily dosage should not exceed 40 mg. 6-12 Years: 0.5 mg/kg every 6 - 8 hours. It is advised that maximum daily dosage should not exceed 75 mg. Elderly For oral use only.
 
StrengthQtyPriceOrder Qty
10mg 100 Tablets$70.96
25mg 100 Tablets$72.48
100mg100 Tablets$113.36
10mg 200(2 x 100) Tablets$120.80
25mg 200(2 x 100) Tablets$123.84
100mg200(2 x 100) Tablets$205.36
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