Briefly Noted: Pantoprazole dosing for obese children

V Shakhnovich et al. J Pediatr 2018; 193: 102-8. Using pharmocokinetic data from 41 obese children (6-17 years), the authors conclude that lean body weight dosing of pantoprazole led to pantoprazole pharmocokinetics similar to nonobese peers.  They also note that variability in age-related changes in CYP2C19 activity affected pantoprazole values in children <12 years of age.

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