Loss of consciousness due to head injuries or brain surgery 100-500 mg IV infusion or IM/IV 1-2 times daily. Dose can be adjusted to patient's conditions. Post-apoplectic hemiplegia 1 or 2 g IV once daily for 4 wk.
Administer in conjunction w/ hemostatics & intracranial pressure relieving drugs or hypothermy in patients w/ acute, severe & progressive disturbances of consciousness due to head injury & brain surgery. Start administration w/in 2 wk after apoplectic stroke in patients w/ consciousness disorder of acute cerebral infarction. Discontinue treatment if shock symptoms occur eg, drastic BP reduction, chest pain & dyspnea.