Recofol N injection

Marketed by Dexa Medica

Ingredients in every 20 ml

Propofol 200 mg

Each package contains

5 ampoules of 5 ml

Other details

Dosage form:Injection
Flavour: None

W.H.O. classification

ATC Level 1: N - Nervous system
ATC Level 2: N01 - Anesthetics
ATC Level 3: N01A - Anesthetics; General

Warnings

Pregnancy

NOT SAFEThis item is not safe for use during pregnancy.

Lactation

NOT SAFEThis item is not safe for use during lactation.

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTORSafety of this item for use with alcohol has not been established. Please consult your doctor.

Machinery

NOT SAFEThis item should not be used while operating heavy machinery.

Available in

Indonesia

Dosage information

8 TO 18 YEARS OLD
– Induction of general anesthesia:
the usual dosage is 2.5 mg/kg as a slow intravenous injection until emergence of clinical signs of anesthesia. The dosage should always be adjusted to the patient's weight and age. If the child has an ASA rating of 3 to 4, the dosage should be lowered.
– Maintenance:
Dosage should be individualized, but infusion of 9-15 mg/kg/hour usually induce a satisfactory level of anesthesia.

18 TO 55 YEARS OLD
– Induction of general anesthesia:
Dosage should be individualized according to treatment response. The initial dose in patients aged under 55 years is 4 ml (40 mg) as an intravenous bolus at 10 seconds intervals until the emergence of the clinical signs of anesthesia. If the patient has an ASA rating of 3 to 4, the dosage should be 2 ml (20 mg) at 10 seconds intervals.
– Maintenance:
Continuous infusion of 4-12 mg/kg/hour or repeated bolus injections of 25 mg (2.5 ml) – 50 mg (5.0 ml) according to the patient's response. At the onset of anesthesia some patients may require a slightly higher administration rate for 10-20 minutes.

55 TO 65 YEARS OLD
– Induction of general anesthesia:
Dosage should be individualized according to treatment response. The usual dosage requirement is 2.0-2.5 mg/kg. If the patient has an ASA rating of 3 to 4, the dosage should be 2 ml (20 mg) at 10 seconds intervals.
– Maintenance:
Continuous infusion of 4-12 mg/kg/hour or repeated bolus injections of 25 mg (2.5 ml) – 50 mg (5.0 ml) according to the patient's response. At the onset of anesthesia some patients may require a slightly higher administration rate for 10-20 minutes.

65 YEARS OLD AND ABOVE
– Induction of general anesthesia:
Dosage should be individualized according to treatment response. In the elderly, a dose of 1.0-1.5 mg/kg is usually sufficient. If the patient has an ASA rating of 3 to 4, the dosage should be 2 ml (20 mg) at 10 seconds intervals.
– Maintenance:
Continuous infusion of 4-12 mg/kg/hour or repeated bolus injections of 25 mg (2.5 ml) – 50 mg (5.0 ml) according to the patient's response. At the onset of anesthesia some patients may require a slightly higher administration rate for 10-20 minutes.

SEDATION IN INTENSIVE CARE TREATMENT
Initially as bolus injection of 1.0-2.0 mg/kg and then as continuous infusion adjusted to the sedation level required. The usual dosage level is 1-4 mg/kg/hour.

Children under 8 years may need slightly higher dosages. Propofol is not indicated in children under 3 years of age, as its safety has not been documented to date.

Indication

– Induction and maintenance of general anesthesia.
– Sedation of intensive-care patients.

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