Table 1

Antioxidant treatment of infants with neonatal haemochromatosis

The dose of N-acetylcysteine is gradually reduced after 24 hours. Prostaglandin infusion increased gradually over the first six to eight hours.
iv, Intravenous; po, by mouth; ivi,
Desferrioxamine30 mg/kg/day iv
N-Acetylcysteine200 mg/kg/day iv
Selenium3 μg/kg/day iv
Vitamin E25 IU/kg/day iv/po
Prostaglandin E10.4–0.6 μg/kg/hour ivi