Active ingredients: dexmedetomidine
What it is used for
ICU Sedation,For sedation of initially intubated patients during treatment in an intensive care setting.,The use of dexmedetomidine by continuous infusion in these patients should not exceed 24 hours.,Procedural Sedation,For sedation of non-intubated patients prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, colourless solution in 3 mL glass vials with grey teflon coated chlorobutyl rubber stoppers and Al caps fitted with green-blue flip off cover.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient dexmedetomidine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems