Lozicum Tablet 1 mg

৳ 2.00

Oral-
Frequency of administration and duration of therapy should be individualized according to patient’s response. The usual range is 2 to 6 mg/day given in divided doses, the largest dose being taken before bedtime, but the largest dosage may vary from 1 to 10 mg/day.

For anxiety, most patients require an initial dose of 2 to 3 mg/day given b.i.d. or t.i.d. For elderly or debilitated patients, an initial dosage of 1 to 2 mg/day in divided doses is recommended, to be adjusted as needed and tolerated.

For insomnia 1 to 2 mg before bedtime and as premedicant 1 to 2 mg the night before surgery and 1 to 2 hour before surgery.

Injection-
Acute anxiety:
Adult: IV/IM: 25-30 mcg/kg repeated 6 hrly if necessary. Give IV inj at a rate of not more than 2 mg/min into a large vein.
Child: <12 yr Not recommended. Elderly: Half the usual adult dose or less. Premedication in surgery: Adult: 50 mcg/kg given pre-op over 30-45 min (IV) or 60-90 min (IM). Child: <12 yr Not recommended. Elderly: Half the usual adult dose or less. Status epilepticus: Adult: 4 mg as a single dose, into a large vein at a rate not more than 2 mg/min. May be repeated once after 10-15 min if seizures recur. Child: 2 mg as single dose. Elderly: Half the usual adult dose or less.

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