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Paser

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INDICATIONS

PASER (aminosalicylic acid) is indicated for the treatment of tuberculosis in combination with other active agents. It is most commonly used in patients with Multi-drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) or in situations when therapy with isoniazid and rifampin is not possible due to a combination of resistance and/or intolerance. When PASER (aminosalicylic acid) is added to the treatment regimen in patients with proven or suspected drug resistance, it should be accompanied by at least one and preferably two other new agents to which the patient's organism is known or expected to be susceptible.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

PASER (aminosalicylic acid) granules should be administered with other drugs to which the organism is known or expected to be susceptible. It is most commonly administered to patients with Multi-drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) or in other situations in which therapy with isoniazid or rifampin is not possible due to a combination of resistance and/or tolerance. The adult dosage of four grams (one packet) three times per day or correspondingly smaller doses in children should be given by sprinking on apple sauce or yogurt or by swirling in the glass to suspend the granules in an acidic drink such as tomato or orange juice.

DO NOT USE if the packet is swollen or the granules have lost their tan color, turning dark brown or purple.

 

HOW SUPPLIED

Carton of 30 PASER (aminosalicylic acid) packets (NDC 49938-107-04).

Each packet contains four grams aminosalicylic acid.

PASER (aminosalicylic acid) granules are supplied in packets containing 4 grams of aminosalicylic acid for administration three times a day by suspension in an acidic drink or food with a pH less than 5. Examples include apple sauce, yogurt, tomato or orange juice.

Distributors and Pharmacists: Store below 59°F (15°C) (in a refrigerator or freezer).

Patients are urged to store PASER (aminosalicylic acid) in a refrigerator or freezer. PASER (aminosalicylic acid) packets may be stored at room temperature for short periods of time.

AVOID EXCESSIVE HEAT. DO NOT USE if packet is swollen or the granules have lost their tan color, turning dark brown or purple.

Caution: Federal, law prohibits dispensing without prescription.

JACOBUS PHARMACEUTICAL CO. INC.

P.O. Box 5290

Princeton, NJ 08540

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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