Adenosine

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

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Dosage

Adenosine's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

6 mg6 (6)As recommended.IVBy rapid intravenous injection into central or large peripheral vein, 6 mg over 2 seconds with cardiac monitoring; if necessary followed by 12 mg after 12 minutes, and then by 12 mg after a further 12 minutes; increments should not be given if high level AV block develops at any particular dose Important: Patients with a heart transplant are very sensitive to effects of adenosine and should receive initial dose of 3 mg over 2 seconds, followed if necessary by 6 mg after 12 minutes, and then by 12 mg after a further 12 minutes. Also, if essential to give with dipyridamole reduce adenosine dose to a quarter of the usual dose Note: Adenosine doses in the BNF may differ from those in product literature

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.022 to 0.037 mg/Kg0.029 (0.0295)As recommended.IVGiven by IV bolves injection

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Adenosine is available.

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Brands / Trade Names of Adenosine

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Manufacturers of Adenosine in Pakistan

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