Perfalgan use in children

The licence for perfalgan (paracetamol) has been extended to include the use in infants and neonates.

Perfalgan is administrated at a dose of 7.5mg/kg up to four times a day by intravenous infusion over 15 minutes in children weighing less than 10kg. The minimum interval between each administration must be four hours and the maximum daily dose must not exceed 30mg/kg.

Further information: BMS 01895 523000

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