Hyoscine Hydrobromide

Drug Class: Anaesthetic Adjunct and Adjuvant
Dosage Form: Injection
Strength: 20mg/ml
Indications/Special comments: As antisialogogue pre-anaesthetic medication to prevent or reduce salivation and respiratory tract secretion. Parentral administration of scopolamine in combination with morphine or meperidine is indicated in pre-anaesthesia to reduce excitement and produce amnesia.
Dosage Administration: Prophylaxis of excessive salivation and respiratory tract secretion in anaesthesia: IM: Adult: 0.2 - 0.6mg, 30 minutes to 1 hour before induction of anaesthesia. Child: administered 45 minutes - 1 hour before induction of anaesthesia. Child (4 - 7 months) - 0.1mg. Child (7 months - 3 years) - 0.15mg, Child (3 - 8 years) - 0.2mg, Child (8 - 12 years) - 0.3mg. Anaesthetic Adjunct - sedation - hypnosis: IM, IV or SC: Adult: 0.6mg three or four times a day. Amnesia: IM, IV, SC: Adult: 0.32 to 0.05mg.