ILOPROST

ILOPROST

Brand Name & Strength

Ilomedin 0.5 ml (contains 67 mcg Iloprost Trometamol equivalent to 50 mcg Iloprost)

Reconstitution

Not required

Further Dilution

For infusion pump use
  • Dilute 50 mcg (0.5 ml) with 250 ml diluent to a final concentration of 0.2 mcg/ml For syringe driver use
  • Dilute 50 mcg (0.5 ml) with 25 ml diluent to a final concentration of 2 mcg/ml

    Diluent

    NS, D5

    Administration & Infusion rate

    IV infusion

  • Administer over 6 hr via a peripheral vein or a central venous catheter.
  • Treatment can be started at an infusion rate to deliver 0.5 ng/kg/min for 30 min. The dose can then be increased at intervals of about 30 min in steps of 0.5 ng/kg/min up to 2 ng/kg/min. (Refer to product leaflet for the table that consists of infusion rate corresponding to weight.)

    Storage & Stability

    RT

    (<25 oC)

    Fridge

    (2 – 8 oC)

    After Reconstitution

    -

    After dilution

    -

    Remarks

  • Ilomedin must be administered

    After dilution

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  • The infusion solution should be made up freshly each day to ensure sterility.