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Active Ingredient IDARUCIZUMAB
Therapeutic Class ANTIDOTAL AGENTS
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Active Ingredient GENERAL ANAESTHETICS
Therapeutic Class GENERAL ANESTHETICS
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Active Ingredient THIOPENTONE SODIUM
Therapeutic Class BARBITURATES (ANAESTHETICS)
Indications Induction of general anaesthesia; anaesthesia of short duration.
Caution Induction: 50-100mg intermittently every 30-40 seconds or as a single dose 3-5 mg/kg injection.
Dose Range c.f. prescribing in liver disease p. 18.
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy May depress neonatal respiration when used during delivery.
Breast Feeding Breast-feeding can be resumed as soon as mother has recovered sufficiently from More ...
Active Ingredient DESFLURANE
Therapeutic Class INHALATION ANAESTHETICS
Indications Maintenance of general anaesthesia.
Caution Respiratory depression, hypotension, and arrhythmias may occur.
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Active Ingredient ISOFLURANE
Therapeutic Class INHALATION ANAESTHETICS
Indications General Anaesthetic.
Caution Isoflurane potentiates all commonly used muscle relaxants; therefore less than usual amounts of such agents are recommended.
Dose Range Induction: 0.5-3% in oxygen or nitrous oxide-oxygen.
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Active Ingredient SEVOFLURANE
Therapeutic Class INHALATION ANAESTHETICS
Indications Anaesthesia.
Caution Hypotension, liver failure, respiratory depression, seizure.
Dose Range Adult or Paediatric: 0.5-3% concentration with or without concomitant use of nitrous oxide.
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Active Ingredient KETAMINE
Therapeutic Class GENERAL ANAESTHETICS MISCELLANEOUS
Indications Anaesthetic and analgesic.
Caution See p. 260. induction of dissociative anesthesia.
Dose Range 1-4.5mg/kg intravenously or 6.5-13mg/kg intramuscularly . S edation and analgesia: 2-4mg/kg I.m or 0.2-0.75mg/kg IV.
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy May depress neonatal respiration if used during delivery.
Breast Feeding Avoid for at least 12 hours after last dose.
Active Ingredient PROPOFOL
Therapeutic Class GENERAL ANAESTHETICS MISCELLANEOUS
Indications Induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia
Caution Pain at injection site; apnea; hypotension.
Dose Range Adult: Induction dose is 2-2.5mg/kg. Maintenance: 6-12mg/kg/hour. Dose adjustments are required in the elderly .
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Propofol should only be used in pregnancy if clearly needed. Propofol is not rec More ...
Breast Feeding Breast-feeding can be resumed as soon as mother has recovered sufficiently from More ...
Active Ingredient ANALGESICS - ANTIPYRETICS
Therapeutic Class ANALGESICS-ANTIPYRETICS
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Active Ingredient CELECOXIB
Therapeutic Class CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 (COX2) INHIBITORS
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Active Ingredient ETORICOXIB
Therapeutic Class CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 (COX2) INHIBITORS
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Active Ingredient MELOXICAM
Therapeutic Class CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 (COX2) INHIBITORS
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Active Ingredient ASPIRIN
Therapeutic Class SALICYLATES
Indications Mild to moderate pain and fever, myocardial and stroke.
Caution May cause G.I. bleeding, irritation, rashes, bronchospasm, nasal polyps. Contraindicated with G.I. ulceration, anticoagulants, bleeding disorders, gout and in children and adolescents with viral ill More ...
Dose Range 300-900mg every 4-6 hours as necessary. Usual maximum 4g daily. Soluble or E.C. may be best for chronic use. See BDS supply protocols pg. 4 for maximum reimbursable quantities.
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Use antiplatelet doses with caution during third trimester; impaired platelet fu More ...
Breast Feeding Aspirin is distributed in breastmilk. Use with caution in lactating women.
Active Ingredient DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
Indications Short term treatment of mild to moderate pain where rapid onset of action is desired. Not supplied for chronic anti-inflammatory conditions.
Caution Under Diclofenac Sodium.
Dose Range Adult: 25-50mg three times daily. Usually no more than a 5 day supply is needed. Primary dysmenorrhoea: 100mg initially, then
50mg 3 times daily to a maximum of 150mg daily. Children 1 year and over: 0.25-1ml/kg body weight daily depending on the sever
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Avoid unless the potential benefit outweighs the risk.
Breast Feeding Diclofenac is distributed in breastmilk and is not recommended in lactating wome More ...
Active Ingredient DICLOFENAC SODIUM
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
Indications Pain and inflammation in rheumatic disorders in patients intolerant or resistant to aspirin and indomethacin.
Caution G.I. irritation; allergic disorders (as for asp irin) but less frequent. c.f. prescribing in liver and renal disease p. 13; 28.
Dose Range Adult: 25-50mg every 6-8 hours or 75-150 mg in divided doses, or
100mg daily as a single dose using the Retard preparation. Take with food.Inj.: I.M. 25-50mg every 6-8 hours. Supp: 50mg at night or every 6-8 hours if tablets are not tolerated. See BDS sup
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Avoid unless the potential benefit outweighs the risk.
Breast Feeding Diclofenac is distributed in breastmilk and is not recommended in lactating wome More ...
Active Ingredient IBUPROFEN
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
Indications Mild to moderate pain. Alternative to aspirin or indomethacin, with
less side effects.
Caution G.I. irritation; allergic disorders (as for aspirin) but less frequent. May administer with meals or milk if G.I. upset occurs. C.f. prescribing in liver and renal disease p. 14; 31.
Dose Range Adult: 400mg 3-4 times daily. Do not exceed 2400mg total daily dose. Pediatric: 4-10mg/kg every 6-8 hours to a maximum of 40mg/kg/day. See BDS supply protocols pg. 5.
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Avoid unless the potential benefit outweighs the risk.
Breast Feeding Ibuprofen is distributed in breastmilk. Use with caution in lactating women.
Active Ingredient INDOMETHACIN
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
Indications Pain and inflammation in rheumatic/musculo-skeletal disorders e.g.
gout. To promote closure of patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants.
Caution G.I. upset, frontal headaches, dizziness, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea. Contraindicated in peptic ulcers, salicylate hypersensitivity. C.f. prescribing in liver and renal disease p. 14; 33.
Dose Range 100mg once a day, up to a maximum of 200mg in divided doses.
See BDS supply protocols pg. 5.
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Avoid unless the potential benefit outweighs the risk.
Breast Feeding Indomethacin is distributed in breastmilk. Use with caution in lactating.
Active Ingredient KETOPROFEN
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
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Active Ingredient MEFENAMIC ACID
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
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Active Ingredient NAPROXEN
Therapeutic Class OTHER NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS
Indications Mild to moderate pain and inflammation in rheumatic and musculo- skeletal disorders.
Caution May cause gastro-intestinal irritation. c.f. prescribing in liver and renal disease p.15;33.
Dose Range 250mg-1g as a single or in divided doses. Take with food. See BDS
supply protocols pg. 5.
Drug Interactions
Pregnancy Avoid unless potential benefit outweighs the risk.
Breast Feeding Naproxen is distributed in breastmilk. Use is not recommended in pregnant women.