Diamorphine (HCl)

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Diamorphine (HCl)'s dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

5 to 10 mg7.5 (7.5)4 hourlyIM( For Acute pain & chronic pain)
5 mg5 (5)As recommended.IVfor pain of myocardial infarction at rate of 1 mg/min. 2.5-5mg can be given more if required.
0.071 to 0.143 mg/kg0.11 (0.107)4 hourlySC-

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.05 to 0.1 mg/kg0.075 (0.075)4 hourlyIntra Muscular-
100 to 75 ug/kg88 (87.5)4 hourlyIV infusion1 to 12 year
12.5 to 25 ug/kg /hr19 (18.75)As recommended.IV inj1 month to 12 year
100 to 200 mg/kg150 (150)4 hourlyPO
0.05 to 0.1 mg/kg0.075 (0.075)4 hourlySubcutaneous-

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

0.05 to 0.1 mg/kg0.075 (0.075)4 hourlyIntra Muscular-
0.05 to 0.1 mg/kg0.075 (0.075)4 hourlySubcutaneous-

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 Diamorphine (HCl)

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Manufacturers of Diamorphine (HCl) in Pakistan

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