How to Take Bretylium Tosylate Injection and Dose of Bretylium Tosylate Injection


Find out how to take Bretylium Tosylate Injection (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Bretylium Tosylate Injection


How it should be taken  

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Life-Threatening Ventricular Arrhythmias- Adults- IV- The recommended dose is 5 to 10 mg/kg.
Children- IV- 50mg/kg/dose followed by 10mg/kg at 10 to 30 min intervals.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is an antiarrhythmic agent, prescribed for ventricular fibrillation and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia. It blocks the release of noradrenaline from nerve system.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of low or high blood pressure, severe heart disease, blocked blood vessels, lung, liver or kidney disease, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly from bed.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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