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What is the maximum dose of Deriphyline and Betnesol injections that can be administered in 24 hours ?

My younger brother age-53 years, male & has been suffering from Epilepsy since 12 years of age. Cancer detected about a month ago as Bronchogenic Carcinoma secondary stage. Was advised management of the patient and no intrusive surgery. At present has problems of Severe Headache , problem in breathing(suffocation) and has problems in swolloing any liquid. He is being administered Deriphyline & Betnesol Injs IV. What is the max dose of these medicines that con be given in a 24 hours cycle. - Col K Paathak
Asked On : Mon, 10 Jan 2011
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you shouldn't give inj.betnesol for breathlessness in bronchogenic carcinoma.
you can give deriphylline & other bronchodilators for breathing problem as permmited by the maximum dose for that particular medicine per kg bodyweight in its literature.
Answered: Sun, 12 Jun 2011
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