Zanamivir

Diskhaler Device

Use only for adults and children 7 years of age or older

Option for patients with creatinine clearance less than 10 mL/min or on dialysis

Patient must be able to adequately use a dry powder inhaler/device (with or without assistance).

NOT recommended for patients with severe asthma or COPD

If used in patients on bronchodilators, bronchodilators should be used prior to Zanamivir inhalation

Dose

  • Adults and Children over 7 years old
  • 10mg (Two 5mg inhalations) twice daily for 5 days

IV Zanamivir

Only available through the Special Access and at the discretion of the Infectious Diseases Service.