Individualized dosage. General anaesth Adult up to 55 yr &/or ASA I or II patients
Induction: 2-2.5 mg/kg IV (approx 40 mg every 10 sec until onset of induction). Maintenance: 100-200 mcg/kg/min (6-12 mg/kg/hr). Elderly, debilitated, hypovolaemic &/or ASA III or IV patients
1-1.5 mg/kg IV (approx 20 mg every 10 sec until onset of induction). Maintenance: 50-100 mcg/kg/min (3-6 mg/kg/hr). 25-50 mg IV (intermittent) increments, as needed. Childn >8 yr
Induction: Approx 2.5-3.5 mg/kg. Maintenance: 7.5-18 mg/kg/hr. MAC sedation Adult up to 55 yr &/or ASA I or II patients
100-150 mcg/kg/min (6-9 mg/kg/hr). Maintenance: 1.5-4.5 mg/kg/hr. Elderly, ASA III or IV patients
Initiation: Slow inj same to adults. Maintenance: Approx 20% reduction in adult dose. ICU sedation
5 mcg/kg/min for at least 5 min w/ increments of 5-10 mcg/kg/min over 5-10 min until desired level of sedation is achieved or 10 mcg/kg/min over 5-10 min until desired level is achieved. Maintenance: 5-50 mcg/kg/min or higher.