General Spectrum of Activity
Follow SCr, BUN, urine output as appropriate, liver enzymes and CBC.
Antimicrobial class: Antiviral, nucleoside analogue
Average serum half life: Neonates: 4 hours
Children 1-12 years: 2-3 hours
Route of Elimination: Primarily kidney with 60-90% of drug excreted unchanged in the urine