Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Sevoflurane
Indications/Uses
Induction & maintenance of general anesth in adult and ped patients for inpatient and outpatient surgery.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Given by inhalation. Induction Adult 5% v/v w/ O2 or a mixture of O2 & nitrous oxide. Childn Conc up to 7% v/v. Maintenance 0.5-3% v/v w/ or w/o nitrous oxide.
Special Precautions
Malignant hyperthermia.
Adverse Reactions
Cardioresp depression, hypotension & malignant hyperthermia. Agitation (especially in childn), laryngospasm, increased cough & salivation. Acute renal failure. Shivering, nausea & vomiting.
Drug Interactions
Adrenaline or other sympathomimetics.
ATC Classification
N01AB08 - sevoflurane ; Belongs to the class of halogenated hydrocarbons. Used as general anesthetics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Sevo liqd for inhalation 100%
Packing/Price
250 mL x 1's
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