Drug Information for ANADROL -50 (oxymetholone) 50 mg Tablets (ALAVEN Pharmaceutical): DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

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  • The recommended daily dose in children and adults is 1-5 mg/kg body weight per day. The usual effective dose is 1-2 mg/kg/day but higher doses may be required, and the dose should be individualized. Response is not often immediate, and a minimum trial of three to six months should be given. Following remission, some patients may be maintained without the drug; others may be maintained on an established lower daily dosage. A continued maintenance dose is usually necessary in patients with congenital aplastic anemia.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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