Breviblock Esmolol

Beta Blocker.
Use: Treatment of SVT and hypertension.

Given by infusion of two 2.5G ampuls in 500 ml D5W or NS.

Load with 500 mcg/kg/min for 1 min. followed by 50mcg/kg/min for 4 min.

May repeat in 5 minute and increase up to 100 mcg/kg/min

Maintenance dose is reduced to 25 mcg/kg/min

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