II. Indications

  1. Emesis of central causes

III. Dosing

  1. Adults: 250 mg PO or 200 mg IM/PR q6-8 hours
  2. Child (15 to 40 kg): 100-200 mg PO/PR tid to qid
  3. Child (<15 kg): 100 mg PR tid to qid
    1. Do not use in newborns

IV. Mechanism

  1. Centrally acting non-Phenothiazine Antiemetic

V. References

  1. Johnson (1993) Harriet Lane, Mosby, p. 521
  2. (2002) Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia, p. 67

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