Years 00250035 1 month2 years 003005 Neonates fullterm

1.03 mg/kg. Neonates, premature: 0.015-0.025 mg/kg.

Maintenance. Adults: 0.05-0.35 mg once or twice daily. Premature neonates: 20%-30% of total digitalizing dose divided and given in two to three daily doses. Neonates to 10 years: 25%-35% of the total digitalizing dose divided and given in two to three daily doses.

• Elixir, Tablets Digitalization: Rapid.

Adults: A total of 0.75-1.25 mg divided into two or more doses each given at 6-8-hr intervals.

Digitalization: Slow. Adults: 0.125-0.5 mg/day for 7 days. Pediatric. (Digitalizing dose is divided into two or more doses and given at 6-8-hr intervals.) Children, 10 years and older, rapid or slow: Same as adult dose. 5-10 years 0.02-0.035 mg/kg. 2-5 years 0.03-0.05 mg/kg. 1 month-2 years: 0.035-0.06 mg/kg. Premature and newborn infants to 1 month: 0.02-0.035 mg/kg.

Maintenance. Adults: 0.125-0.5 mg/day. Pediat-ric: One-fifth to one-third the total digitalizing dose daily. NOTE: An alternate regimen (referred to as the "small-dose" method) is 0.017 mg/kg/day. This dose causes less toxicity.

• IV Digitalization.

Adults: Same as tablets. Maintenance: 0.125-0.5 mg/day in divided doses or as a single dose. Pediatric: Same as tablets.

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