Infectious Disease Compendium

Zanamivir (Relenza®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: 6.4 mg q 4 -12 intra nasal.

CrCl 80-50:6.4 mg q 4 -12 intra nasal.

CrCl 50-10: 6.4 mg q 4 -12 intra nasal.

CrCl < 10: 6.4 mg q 4 -12 intra nasal.

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

(92% of influenza is now resistant to amantadine and rimantadine), olsatamivir for those with deep pockets. And what the hell is your patient getting influenza for anyway? Haven't you heard of the vaccine, bub?

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Influenza A and B.

Don't use for

Class