Generic name: PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE 0.1mg in 1mL
Dosage form: injection, solution
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 27, 2019.
General Dosage and Administration Instructions
BIORPHEN MUST NOT BE DILUTED before administration as an intravenous bolus. It is supplied as READY-TO-USE formulation.
During BIORPHEN administration:
- Correct intravascular volume depletion.
- Correct acidosis. Acidosis may reduce the effectiveness of phenylephrine.
Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. Do not use if the solution is colored or cloudy, or if it contains particulate matter. Discard any unused portion.
Dosing for Treatment of Hypotension during Anesthesia
The following are the recommended dosages for the treatment of hypotension during anesthesia.
- The recommended initial dose is 40 to 100 mcg administered by intravenous bolus. Additional boluses may be administered every 1-2 minutes as needed; not to exceed a total dosage of 200 mcg.
- Adjust dosage according to the blood pressure goal.
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