Medications in EOL SM
|Fentanyl (use preferable with ESRF)||25 to 50mcg s/c hrly, PRN (For pain or SOB)|
|Morphine ( for opioid naïve patient ) – Higher dose may be needed if on regular opioids- seek advice||2.5 to 5mg s/c hrly, PRN (For pain or SOB)|
|Haloperidol||0.5 to 1mg s/c hrly, PRN (For agitation or nausea)|
|Midazolam||2.5mg s/c 2/24, PRN (For agitation or distress)|
|Glycopyrrolate||400mcg s/c 4/24, PRN (For respiratory secretions)|
|Hyoscine butylbromide||20mg s/c 4/24, PRN (For respiratory secretions)|
For continuous infusion advice (via syringe driver) please contact Territory Palliative Care – Top End.
Phone: 8922 6761
After hours: 1800 642 713 (For URGENT advice)
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