Archive 2011-2015

A Monthly Review for Health Care Professionals

Pediatric Pharmacotherapy is a monthly newsletter providing a brief, referenced, peer-reviewed source of continuing medication information specifically related to children. The major focus is the initiation and monitoring of medications in the primary care setting.

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Micafungin Use in the Treatment of Neonatal and Pediatric Fungal Infections

Everolimus Use in Children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Use of Methylnaltrexone for Refractory Opioid-induced Constipation in Children

Treatment of Autonomic-Mediated Orthostatic Intolerance in Children and Adolescents

Use of Atropine in Infants and Children

New Drug and Drug Formulation Approvals for Children

Investigational Use of Meningococcal Serogroup B Vaccine

Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: New Agents and Assessment Tools

Cefdinir Use in Children

10 Vancomycin-Associated Nephrotoxicity and the Use of Higher Trough Concentrations in Infants and Children

11 Impact of Pediatric Labeling Changes on Cough and Cold Products

12 Anticoagulation with Bivalirudin in Infants and Children

Eighteen-Year Cumulative Index

Antithrombin Administration During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Alternative Forms of Oral Drug Delivery for Pediatric Patients

Daptomycin Use in Infants and Children with Gram-Positive Infections

Remifentanil Use in Infants and Children

Update on Therapies for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Children

Use of Topiramate in Preventing Pediatric Migraine

Options for Intranasal Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children

Use of Cisatracurium in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

10 Intranasal Administration of Benzodiazepines for the Treatment of Acute Repetitive Seizures in Children

11 Recent Literature on the Use of Clonidine in Children and Adolescents

12 Use of Lidocaine for Analgesia in Children and Adolescents