The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. Therefore, you should always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.
What is the dose for an adult?
Congestive heart failure
Continuous IV infusion: initially give 0.125 mcg/kg/min.
Dosing range: 0.125 to 0.75 mcg/kg/minute; titrate based on clinical end point.
Renal Dose Adjustments (based on creatinine clearance)
CrCl 10 to 50 mL/min: Initially give 0.0625 to 0.125 mcg/kg/minute depending on indication and degree of kidney impairment.
<10 mL/min: consider alternative therapy.
What is the dose for a child?
There is no established pediatric dose. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Milrinone available?
Milrinone is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- IV solution: 1mg/mL
- IV solution, in 5DW: 20mg/100mL, 40mg/200mL
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.