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Administrating PANHEMATIN


Clinical benefit from PANHEMATIN depends on prompt administration1

Selecting the dose for PANHEMATIN1

  • Dose is 1 to 4 mg/kg/day for 3 to 14 days based on clinical signs.
  • Standard dose in clinical practice is 3 to 4 mg/kg/day.
  • Do not exceed 6 mg/kg in any 24-hour period.


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Calculating the dose of reconstituted PANHEMATIN for infusion

Panhematin when reconstituted as directed with sterile water for injection, each 48mL contains the equivalent of approximately 336 mg hematin at a concentration of 7mg/ml1

mL to infuse  =  

Prescribed Dosage (mg/kg) x Patient Weight (kg)

7 mg/mL Concentration of Reconstituted PANHEMATIN

Reconstituting and infusing PANHEMATIN1

  • Reconstitute PANHEMATIN by adding 48 mL of Sterile Water for Injection, USP.
  • Because PANHEMATIN contains no preservative and undergoes rapid chemical decomposition in solution, it must be reconstituted immediately before use.
  • Administer over a period of at least 30 minutes via a separate line.
  • After the infusion, flush the vein with 100ml of 0.9% normal saline.

Learn more about dosing, preparing, and administering PANHEMATIN1

How to order PANHEMATIN

Contact your primary wholesaler or
ASD Healthcare

Same day, earlier in the day, or weekend delivery available on request with an additional shipping cost

How to Order Panhematin


Monday-Thursday 6:30 PM CT

Friday 6:00 PM CT


UPS Next Day Air Saver for mid-afternoon delivery

UPS Next Day Air Saver for MONDAY mid-afternoon delivery
For next day delivery, Saturday delivery must be requested

Include any specific delivery instructions when ordering.
If new to ordering PANHEMATIN, ask for expedited account setup.

PANHEMATIN is supplied as a sterile, lyophilized black powder in single dose dispensing vials (NDC 55292-702-54) in a carton (NDC 55292-702-55).
The vial stopper contains natural rubber latex. Store lyophilized powder at 20-25°C (68-77°F).1

Clinical benefit from PANHEMATIN depends on prompt administration1

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