Bretylium Pharmacology


About Bretylium
Class III antiarrhythmic adrenergic blocker, antifibrillatory.
Mechanism of Action of Bretylium
Pharmacokinets of Bretylium
Absorption: It is completely absorbed after parenteral administration. Distribution: It is distributed in the body mainly in unbound form. Excretion: It is excreted mainly in urine.
Onset of Action for Bretylium
Duration of Action for Bretylium
6-24 hours
Half Life of Bretylium
5 - 10 hours
Side Effects of Bretylium
6.Transient arrhythmias
Contra-indications of Bretylium
1.Hypersensitivity to Bretylium
2.Life-threatening arrhythmias
Special Precautions while taking Bretylium
1.Aortic stenosis
2.Pulmonary hypertension
3.Hepatic impairment
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Bretylium
1.Ventricular fibrillation
2.Ventricular tachycardia

Interactions for Bretylium
Typical Dosage for Bretylium
Adult: 5 mg/kg, may be repeated at dose of 10 mg/kg up to a total dose of 30 mg/kg.
Schedule of Bretylium
Storage Requirements for Bretylium
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Bretylium
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Bretylium
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

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