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Class
Sedative hypnotic
Mechanism of Action
Unknown
Onset
40 seconds to 3 minutes
Indications
RSI
Contraindications
Hypotension, allergy to soy, egg, or lethicin
Precautions
May need a smaller dose if the patient has taken narcotics or other CNS depressants
Side Effects
Painful administration, bradycardia, arrhythmia, hypotension, rash
Dosage
1 mg / kg initial bolus over 10 seconds, repeat 25 – 50 mg as necessary to maintain desired level of sedation.