Adrenaline Aguettant

Adrenaline Aguettant Dosage/Direction for Use

epinephrine

Manufacturer:

Laboratoire Aguettant

Distributor:

HK Medical Supplies

Marketer:

Aguettant
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
The following information is intended for healthcare professionals only: Intravenous adrenaline should only be administered by those experienced in the use and titration of vasopressors in their normal clinical practice.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: 10 ml of the 1:10,000 solution (1 mg) by the intravenous or intraosseous route, repeated every 3-5 minutes until return of spontaneous circulation.
Endotracheal use should only be considered as a last resort if no other route of administration is accessible, at a dose of 20 to 25 ml of the 1:10,000 solution (2 to 2.5 mg).
In cardiac arrest following cardiac surgery, Adrenaline should be administered intravenously in doses of 0.5 ml or 1 ml of 1:10,000 solution (50 or 100 micrograms) very cautiously and titrated to effect.
Acute anaphylaxis: Titrate using intravenous boluses of 0.5 ml 1:10,000 solution (0.05 mg) according to response.
Adrenaline 1 mg/10 ml (1:10,000) solution for injection in pre-filled syringe is not recommended for intramuscular use in acute anaphylaxis. For intramuscular administration, a 1 mg/ml (1:1000) solution should be used.
Paediatric Population: This medicinal product is not appropriate to deliver a dose of less than 0.5 ml and should therefore not be used by the intravenous or intraosseous route, in neonates and infants with body weight less than 5 kg.
Cardiac arrest in children: Intravenous or intraosseous route (above 5 kg only): 0.1 ml/kg of 1:10,000 solution (10 micrograms/kg) to a maximum single dose of 10 ml of 1:10,000 solution (1 mg), repeated every 3-5 minutes until return of spontaneous circulation.
Endotracheal use (any body weight) should only be considered as a last resort if no other route of administration is accessible, at a dose of 1 ml/kg of 1:10,000 solution (100 micrograms/kg) to a maximum of single dose of 25 ml of 1:10,000 solution (2.5 mg).
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