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1

Therapeutic range

10-20mg/L

2

Patient advice

Same brand
Tabs 100mg = liquid/ base 92mg
Han-chinese/ Thai Avoid and increased
- Steven Johnson syndrome

3

Monitoring

Serum levels
FBC
Liver function
BP
ECG
Vit D levels

4

Side effects

BLOOD
- sore throat, mouth ulcers, bruising
SKIN
-rash ( discontinue I'd rash develops)
Nystagmus
Slurred speech
Confusion
Ataxia
HypERglycaemia
Rickets / osteomalacia
- softening of bones