Esmolol (Brevibloc)

Indications


Pharmacology

Metabolism

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Half-Life

  • Half-Life: xxx

Administration

  • IV: load 1000 mcg/kg IVP over 30 sec, then drip 150-300 mcg/kg/min
    • Taper dose gradually to discontinue

Dose Adjustment

  • Hepatic: undefined
  • Renal
    • Elevated metabolite levels in end-stage renal disease
    • Not dialyzable

Adverse Effects

Cardiovascular Adverse Effects

Pulmonary Adverse Effects

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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