HYDRALAZINE

HYDRALAZINE

Brand Name & Strength

Hydralazine HCl 20 mg/ml

Reconstitution

Reconstitute with 1 ml WFI or NS

Further Dilution

Slow IV
  • Undiluted or dilute 5 – 10 mg with 10 ml diluent [3,4]

    IV infusion

  • Dilute in 500 ml diluent

    Diluent

    NS

    Administration & Infusion rate

    IM
  • Administer undiluted Slow IV
  • Administer at a rate of 10 mg/min

    IV infusion

  • Administer at an initial rate of 200 – 300 mcg/min
  • Maintenance flow rates must be determined individually and are usually within the range of 50 – 150 mcg/min.

    Storage & Stability

    RT

    (<25 oC)

    Fridge

    (2 – 8 oC)

    After Reconstitution

    Use immediately Do not refrigerate

    After dilution

    Use immediately Do not refrigerate

    Remarks

  • Use drug immediately after vial is opened. Any remainder should be discarded.