Medication Dose

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youngyew
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59780
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Medication Dose
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2011-01-14 10:01:45
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Common medication dosage in hospital setting
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  1. Paracetamol
    • 1g qid
    • PO
    • max 4g
  2. Panadeine
    • 1-2 tabs qid
    • PO
    • max 8/day
  3. Panadeine Forte
    • 1-2 tabs qid
    • PO
    • max 8/day
  4. Codeine
    • 30-60mg tds prn
    • PO
  5. Morphine
    • 5-7.5mg IM
    • 2.5-5mg IV
    • 2mg IV

    2-3/24 prn
  6. Pethidine
    • 50-100mg 2-3/24 prn
    • IM
  7. Naloxone
    • 0.1-2mg
    • SC/IM/IV
    • every 5mins
  8. Tramadol
    • 50-100mg qid prn
    • PO/IV
    • max 400mg/day (PO) 600mg/day (IV)
  9. Ibuprofen
    • 200-400mg 4-6/24 prn
    • PO
    • max 2400mg/day
  10. Celecoxib
    • 100-200mg bd
    • PO
    • max 400mg/day
  11. Indomethacin
    • 50mg 6-8/24 prn
    • PO
  12. 100mg bd
    PR
  13. Ketorolac
    • 10-30mg 6/24
    • IM
    • max 90mg, 5 days
  14. Diclofenac
    • 25-50mg tds
    • PO

    • 100mg bd
    • PR
  15. Metoclopramide
    • 10-20mg 6/24 prn
    • PO/IV/IM

    *10mg PO on d/c
  16. Prochlorperazine
    • 12.5mg 8/24 prn
    • IV/IM

    • 5-10mg bd/tds
    • PO
  17. Benztropine
    • 1-2mg
    • IV/IM
  18. Granisetron
    • 1mg daily
    • IV
  19. Hyoscine Butylbromide (buscopan)
    • 20mg qid
    • PO/IM/IV
  20. Promethazine (phenergan)
    • 2.5mg
    • IV
  21. Hydrocortisone (for allergy)
    100mg IV
  22. Adrenaline (for allergy)
    • 0.1-0.5mg
    • SC/IM

    *discuss before use
  23. Heparin
    5000 units SC bd
  24. Protamine Sulphate (reverse heparin)
    • 1mg / 100 units heparin (i.e. 50 mg for 5000 units heparin)
    • IV (slow)
  25. Enoxaparin
    • Therapeutic: 1mg/kg bd OR 1.5mg/kg daily
    • Prophylaxis: 40mg daily
  26. Temazepam
    • 10-20mg
    • PO

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