Aralast NP Dosage

Generic name: alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor human
Dosage form: injection

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Dose ranging studies using efficacy endpoints have not been performed.

Chronic Augmentation Therapy

FOR INTRAVENOUS USE ONLY. The recommended dosage of ARALAST NP is 60 mg/kg body weight administered once weekly by intravenous infusion. Each vial of ARALAST NP has the functional activity, as determined by inhibition of porcine pancreatic elastase, stated on the label. Administration of ARALAST NP within three hours after reconstitution is recommended to avoid the potential ill effect of any inadvertent microbial contamination occurring during reconstitution. Discard any unused contents.

Infusion Rate

ARALAST NP should be administered at a rate not exceeding 0.08 mL/kg body weight/minute. If adverse events occur, the rate should be reduced or the infusion interrupted until the symptoms subside. The infusion may then be resumed at a rate tolerated by the subject.

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