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Induction and maintenance of anaesthesia
IV dose is administered slowly to avoid respiratory depression and hypertension. Induction - IV:1-4.5mg/kg [usually 2mg] administered over 60 secs OR IM:6.5 -13mg/kg [usually 10mg], OR IV infusion 0.5 – 2mg initially then 10-45mcg/kg/min. Analgesia for painful procedures as sole agent: IV:1-1.5mg /kg [usually 2mg] OR IM: 4 – 5mg/kg
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Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Ketamax Injection 50mg/mL: 10mL 1 KES160.00
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