Generic name: phentolamine mesylate
Dosage form: injection, solution
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General Dosing information
The recommended dose of OraVerse is based on the number of cartridges of local anesthetic with vasoconstrictor administered:
|Amount of Local Anesthetic Administered||Dose of OraVerse [mg]||Dose of OraVerse [Cartridge(s)]|
OraVerse should be administered following the dental procedure using the same location(s) and technique(s) (infiltration or block injection) employed for the administration of the local anesthetic.
Note: Do not administer OraVerse if the product is discolored or contains particulate matter.
Dosing in Special Populations
In pediatric patients weighing 15-30 kg, the maximum dose of OraVerse recommended is 1/2 cartridge (0.2 mg).
(Note: Use in pediatric patients under 6 years of age or weighing less than15 kg (33 lbs) is not recommended. A dose of more than 1 cartridge [0.4 mg] of OraVerse has not been studied in children less than 12 years of age.)
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