Status epilepticus & tonic-clonic crisis Adult
A loading dose of about 18 mg/kg/24 hr IV, followed by maintenance doses of 5-7 mg/kg/day IV every 6-8 hr. Neonate & childn
Initially doses of 15-20 mg/kg IV, therapeutic plasma conc are attained (10-20 mcg/mL). Maintenance doses: 5 mg/kg/24 hr. Neurosurgery Adult
Initially 15-18 mg/kg/24 hr divided into 3 doses (½ dose initially, ¼ dose after 8 hr & ¼ dose after 16 hr), to continue w/ maintenance dose of 5-7 mg/kg/24 hr divided into 3 doses ie, at 24, 32 & 40 hr & successively. Neonate & childn
Initial doses of 15 mg/kg/24 hr, maintenance doses: 5 mg/kg/24 hr. Arrhythmias
100 mg every 5 min until arrhythmia disappears or max of 1,000 mg is reached. Inj rate should not exceed 25-50 mg/min.