3.5 mcg/kg/hr as continuous IV infusion of 250 mcg/hr. GI hemorrhage
3.5 mcg/kg body wt as bolus inj given after the start of continuous infusion & another bolus 1 min before endoscopy. Fistulae or excessive secretion from endocrine tumors
Healing is expected 7-14 days. ½ of the dose infused for the next 48 hr after healing.