Indication: Dosage & Administration:
is indicated in case of Induction of general anesthesia, Anesthesia of
short duration, Reduction of raised intracranial pressure if ventilation
controlled and Status epilepticus.
of general anesthesia: By intravenous injection usually as a 2.5% (25
mg/ml) solution, in fit pre-medicated adults, initially 100-150 mg over
10-15 seconds, followed by further quantity if necessary according to
response after 30-60 seconds up to 4 mg/kg (max. 500 mg).
Child: 2-7 mg/kg for induction.
Raised intracranial pressure: By intravenous injection 1.5-3 mg/kg, repeated as required.
Status epilepticus (only if other measures fail): by intravenous
injection as a 2.5% (25 mg /kg) solution, 75-125 mg as a single dose.