Table 1

Summary of medical treatment to reduce mass effect of capillary haemangiomas from day 116 of life

Drug, routeDose, frequencyDuration of treatment (days of life)
Propranolol PO1 mg/kg three times a day116—ongoing, aged 10 months
Methylprednisolone intravenously30 mg/kg OD118–121
Interferon alpha 2a S/C3 million subunits OD119–156
Prednisolone intravenously2 mg/kg OD121–134
Hydrocortisone PO3 mg/kg OD135–160
  • OD, once daily; PO, orally; S/C, subcutaneous.