This medication is a human monoclonal antibody, prescribed for anthrax with appropriate antibacterial drugs.
Adults: IV- The recommended dose is 40 mg/kg.
Pediatrics greater than 15 kg to 50 kg: 60 mg/kg.
Pediatrics 15 kg or less: 80 mg/kg.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.
• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Most Common: Rash, pain in extremity, itching and drowsiness.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store the medication as directed by your physician.
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