Drug dosages

Laryngeal oedema and bronchospasm

Initial dose

Continued treatment

Epinephrine

0.3-0.5mg IM or 0.5mg nebulised

Start at 0.05|jg/kg/min

Hydrocortisone

200mg IV

Hypotension

Initial dose

Continued treatment

Epinephrine

0.5-1.0mg IM or 0.05-0.2mg IV

Start at 0.05jg/kg/min

Hetastarch 6%

500ml

According to response

Hydrocortisone

200mg IV

200mg IV qds

Chlorphenamine

Chlorphenamine

10mg IV tds or 4mg PO tds

Hydrocortisone

50-100mg IV tds

Prednisolone

20mg PO daily

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