RANITIDINE

RANITIDINE

Brand Name & Strength

Arnetin 50 mg/2 ml

Reconstitution

Not required

Further Dilution

Slow IV Dilute with 20 ml diluent (max concentration: 2.5 mg/ml)

IV infusion

Dilute with 100 ml diluent (max concentration: 0.5 mg/ml) Continuous

IV infusion

For other than Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Dilute 150 mg in 250 ml diluent For Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Add to diluent to produce concentration not exceeding 2.5 mg/ml

Diluent

NS, D5

Administration & Infusion rate

IM Administer undiluted Slow IV Administer over 2 min but inject no faster than 4 ml/min

IV infusion

Administer over 2 hr at a rate of 25 mg/hr (1) or over 15 – 20 min Continuous

IV infusion

For other than Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Administer at 6.25 mg/hr for 24 hr For Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: Start infusion at 1 mg/kg/hr

Storage & Stability

RT

(<25 oC)

Fridge

(2 – 8 oC)

After Reconstitution

- -

After dilution

24 hr -

Remarks

-