Chloral Hydrate

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Dosage

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

Adult Dosage

0.5 to 2 mg1.2 (1.25)24 hourlyPOUsually taken 30 min before bed time
250 mg250 (250)3 hourlyPOshould be taken with plenty of water & milk (max of 2g).

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.5 to 1 g0.75 (0.75)8 hourlyOral12 year to 18 year up to 100mg/kg maximum of 3 g may be used with respiratiry monitrng.
30 to 50 mg/kg40 (40)8 hourlyOral1 month to 12 year maximum single dose of 1g

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

30 to 50 mg/kg40 (40)8 hourlyoralup to 100mg/kg maximum of 3 g may be used with respiratiry monitrng.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Chloral Hydrate

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Manufacturers of Chloral Hydrate in Pakistan

Euro Martin Specific

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