Parnate Dosage

Parnate Dosage Generic name: tranylcypromine sulfate Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  TAB: 10 mg Depression [10 mg PO tid] Start: 10 mg PO tid x2wk, may incr. by 10 mg/day q1-3wk; Max: 60 mg/day; Info: taper dose gradually to D/C Renal dosing [see below] renal impairment: not defined, caution advised HD/PD: not defined, caution advised Hepatic […]

Lamictal XR Dosage

Lamictal XR Dosage Generic name: lamotrigine Brand names: LaMICtal, LaMICtal ODT, LaMICtal XR, Subvenite Drug class: Triazine anticonvulsants Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  ER TAB: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg; blue convenience pack; green convenience pack; orange convenience pack Partial seizures [conversion to monotherapy] […]

Lampit Dosage

Lampit Dosage Generic name: nifurtimox Drug class: Miscellaneous antibiotics Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  TAB: 30 mg, 120 mg Chagas dz [8-10 mg/kg/day PO divided tid-qid x60-90 days] Info: give w/ food Human African trypanosomiasis [15 mg/kg/day PO divided tid x10 days] Info: for 2nd stage dz caused by Trypanosoma brucei […]

Lanadelumab Dosage

Lanadelumab Dosage Generic name: lanadelumab Brand names: Takhzyro, Takhzyro Pre-filled Syringe Drug class: Hereditary angioedema agents Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  INJ: 150 mg per mL Restricted Distribution in US [1-866-888-0660 or www.takhzyro.com for more info] Special Note [formulation clarification] Info: nonproprietary name = lanadelumab-flyo Hereditary angioedema prophylaxis, routine [300 mg […]

Lanreotide Dosage

Lanreotide Dosage Generic name: lanreotide Brand name: Somatuline Depot Drug class: Somatostatin and somatostatin analogs Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  INJ (pre-filled syringe): 60 mg per 0.2 mL, 90 mg per 0.3 mL, 120 mg per 0.5 mL Acromegaly [60-120 mg SC q4wk] Start: 90 mg SC q4wk x3mo; Info: adjust […]

Lastacaft Dosage

Lastacaft Dosage Generic name: alcaftadine ophthalmic Drug class: Ophthalmic antihistamines and decongestants Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing   Rx-to-OTC Switch: Brand Name Changed in US [see Lastacaft Once Daily Relief] Recommended Peds Dosing Rx-to-OTC Switch: Brand Name Changed in US [see Lastacaft Once Daily Relief] SRC: NLM .

Latuda Dosage

Latuda Dosage Generic name: lurasidone Drug class: Atypical antipsychotics Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  TAB: 20 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 120 mg Schizophrenia [40-160 mg PO qd] Start: 40 mg PO qd; Max: 160 mg/day; Info: give w/ food containing >350 calories Bipolar I disorder, acute depressive [20-120 […]

Lazanda Dosage

Lazanda Dosage Generic name: fentanyl (nasal) Drug class: Narcotic analgesics Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  SPRAY: 100 mcg per actuation, 300 mcg per actuation, 400 mcg per actuation Restricted Distribution in US Breakthrough cancer pain, opioid-tolerant pts [individualize dose intranasally x1 prn] Start: 100 mcg intranasally x1; Max: 800 mcg/dose, 1 […]

Lemtrada Dosage

Lemtrada Dosage Generic name: Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) Drug class: CD52 monoclonal antibodies Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  INJ Restricted Distribution in US Multiple sclerosis, relapsing forms [1st course] Dose: 12 mg IV qd x5 days; Info: for pts w/ relapsing-remitting dz and active secondary progressive dz; not recommended for pts w/ clinically […]

Lenvima Dosage

Lenvima Dosage Generic name: lenvatinib Drug classes: Multikinase inhibitors, VEGF/VEGFR inhibitors Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.   Recommended Adult Dosing Dosage forms:  CAP: 4 mg, 10 mg; 4 mg convenience pack; 8 mg convenience pack; 10 mg convenience pack; 12 mg convenience pack; 14 mg convenience pack; 18 mg convenience pack; 20 mg convenience pack; 24 mg convenience […]