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Nesiritide Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 1.5 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Congestive Heart Failure

Initial dose: 2 mcg/kg IV bolus, followed by 0.01 mcg/kg/min via continuous IV infusion; not to be titrated more frequently than every 3 hours to a maximum of 0.03 mcg/kg/min


Use: For the treatment of acutely decompensated heart failure in patients who have dyspnea at rest or with minimal activity

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments



Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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