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Barhemsys Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 9, 2021.

Generic name: Amisulpride 2.5mg in 1mL
Dosage form: injection, solution

Recommended Dosage

The recommended adult dosage of BARHEMSYS and infusion rate by indication is shown in the table below:

Indication Adult Dosage Regimen
Prevention of PONV 5 mg as a single intravenous injection infused over 1 to 2 minutes at the time of induction of anesthesia [see Dosage and Administration (2.2)].
Treatment of PONV 10 mg as a single intravenous injection infused over 1 to 2 minutes in the event of nausea and/or vomiting after a surgical procedure [see Dosage and Administration (2.2)].

Preparation and Administration

  • Dilution of BARHEMSYS is not required before administration. BARHEMSYS is chemically and physically compatible with Water for Injection, 5% Dextrose Injection and 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, which may be used to flush an intravenous line before or after administration of BARHEMSYS.
  • Protect from light. BARHEMSYS is subject to photodegradation. Administer BARHEMSYS within 12 hours of removal of the vial from the protective carton.
  • Prior to administration, inspect the BARHEMSYS solution visually for particulate matter and discoloration. Discard if particulate matter or discoloration is observed.

Further information

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