Verapamil Hydrochloride

Drug Class: Cardiovascular Drugs
Dosage Form: Injection
Strength: 2.5mg/ml
Indications/Special comments: Angina, paroxysmal supraventricular arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation and hypertension.
Dosage Administration: IV: initially 5mg, followed by 5 - 10mg after 10 minutes if needed; IV infusion, initial rates 0.0001 - 0.005mg/kg/minute, increase as required. Child: IV: < 1year, 0.1 - 0.2mg/kg; 1 - 15 years, 0.1 - 0.3mg/kg (maximum 5mg). May be repeated once after 30 minutes if the response is inadequate.