HIV in Children

TREATMENT OF CHRONIC DIARRHEA

Dr. Ira Shah
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Last Updated : 1st September 2012

Organism

Drugs

Dosage

Cryptosporidium Nitazoxanide

1-3 years
100 mg PO BD x 3 days
4-11 years
200mg PO BD x 3 days

  Azithromycin 10 mg/kg on Day 1 & then 5 mg/kg PO OD for
2-10 days
  Pararomycin 25-35 mg/kg/day in 3-4 divided doses
Microsporidia Albendazole 7.5 mg/kg/do BD (max dose : 400 mg BD)
  Nitazoxanide 1-3 years
100 mg PO BD x 3 days
4-11 years
200mg PO BD x 3 days
Isospora Belli TMP/SMX 20 mg/kg/day of TMP in 4 divided doses for 10 days and then twice a day for 3 days
Cyclospora TMP/SMX 10 mg/kg/day of TMP in 2 divided doses for 7 days


TREATMENT OF CHRONIC DIARRHEA
Dr. Ira Shah
Incharge Pediatric HIV and TB Clinic, B.J.Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India Consultant in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India.