Drug dosage

Diuretics

Furosemide 10-40 mg IV 2-4 h (may be increased to 80-

100 mg IV every 1-2 h)

Steroids

Hydrocortisone 100 mg qds IV or prednisolone 40-60 mg

PO for 3-5 days

Pamidronate

15-60 mg slow IV bolus

Calcitonin

3-4 U/kg IV followed by 4 U/kg SC bd

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