Esmolol dosing

Beta1 adrenoreceptor antagonist.

Rapid onset & offset.

For SVT or sinus tachy.

 

Dosing

Infusion +/- loading dose

Loading doses

  • Immediate control: 1mg/kg over 30 sec
  • Gradual control: 500mcg/kg over 1 min

Without a loading dose steady state is achieved after 30min

Infusion

50-200mcg/kg/min (step-wise change every 4 min)

 

 

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