For paediatric induction and in adults know to be a high risk i.e. patients with myocardial ischaemia
Restricted for patients with hypersalivation and swallowing difficulties.
For initation by palliative care and parkinsons teams
Hospital only for acute respiratory injury, not for long term use
Primary Care - Prescribe as Ralvo®
Indicated for the symptomatic relief of neuropathic pain associated with previous herpes zoster infection (post-herpetic neuralgia, PHN) in adults only. (See LPT guidance) Max use 12 hours per day re-evaluate need every 2 weeks. Long term use not recommended.
Limited use in Primary Care. DO NOT prescribe for renal dialysis patients (provided by dialysis unit)
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