Drug dosage

Isosorbide dinitrate 2-40mg/h IV

Nesiritide

2|jg/kg bolus followed by infusion of 0.01-0.03|jg/kg/min.

Sodium nitroprusside

2G-4GGjg/min IV

Captopril

6.25mg PO test dose increasing to 25mg tds

Enalapril

2.5mg PO test dose increasing to 40mg od

Lisinopril

2.5mg PO test dose increasing to 40mg od

Epinephrine

Infusion starting from 0.05jg/kg/min

Dobutamine

2.5-25jg/kg/min IV

Dopamine

2.5-25jg/kg/min IV

Milrinone

Loading dose of 50|jg/kg IV over 10min followed by infusion from 0.37 5-0.75|jg/kg/min.

Enoximone

Loading dose of 0.5-1mg/kg IV over 10min followed by infusion from 5-20jg/kg/min.

Levosimendan

Diamorphine

Furosemide

12-24jg/kg over 10min followed by 0.1jg/kg/min for 24h

2.5mg IV. Repeat every 5min as necessary

10-20mg IV bolus. Repeat or increase as necessary

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