â€¢ Serious effects :
Decreased tidal volume and respiration rate.
â€¢ Gastrointestinal : Nausea, increased appetite and vomiting.
â€¢ Central nervous System : Reduced alertness, confusion, emotion, hallucinations, fatigue, dizziness, incorodination, post-operative sedation and memory loss.
â€¢ Miscellaneous : Jaundice, irregular heartbeat, shock, headache and cough.
Preoperative- Adult- IM - The recommended dose is 0.07 to 0.08 mg/kg administered up to 1 hour before surgery.
IV- Initial: 1 to 2.5 mg given 5-10 minutes before procedure. Repeat after at least 2 mins if needed.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or large muscle.
Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, alcohol intoxication, who are taking protease inhibiter, and hypersensitivity.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of breathing problem (COPD); increased eye pressure, heart, liver, or kidney problems, porphyria, severe depression, drug dependence, alcoholism, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
â€¢ It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
â€¢ Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25Â°C).
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