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OraVerse Dosage

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)]
½ Cartridge 0.2 ½
1 Cartridge 0.4 1
2 Cartridges 0.8 2

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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