Drug dosing guide

Abatacept (Orencia): Inj: 250 mg Adults 500-1000mg 30 min infusion initially, Maint q 2-4 wks

Adalimumab (Humira): Inj:20mg/0.4 mL Adults 40 mg sc q 1-2 wks

Anakinra (Kineret: Inj 100mg/0.67 mL Adults 100 mg sc qd

Auranolin (Ridaura) Cap:3 mg Adults 3mg bid or 6mg qd:max9mg/d

Azathioprine (Azasan, Imuran) Tab 25, 50, 75, 100mg, Inj100mg/20 mL Adults1mg/kg/d Max 2.5mg/kg/d

Buprenorphine HCl (Buprenex) Inj:.3 mg/mL 0.3 mg IM/ICQ six hours PRN-high risk patients/concomitant CNS depressants reduce dose by approximately 50%

Buprenorphine CIII (Butrans) Patch 5, 10, 20 mcg/h Adults initial dose 5 mcg/h

Celeoxib (Celebrex) Cap 50,100,200,400mg Adults 200 mg qd or 100 mg bid

Certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) Inj: 200 mg/mL Adults 400 mg sc, and at weeks 2,4 followed by 200 mg qow

Codeine Phosphate/Acetaminophen(Tylenol with Codeine) CIII Elix 12-120 mg/5 mL, tab#3 30 300mg, #4 60 300 mg Adults 15-60 mg codeine and 300mg-1gm APAP q 4h

Cyclosporine (Neoral) Caps 25, 100mg/sol 100mg/mL Adults initial 2.5 mg/kg/d bid, titrate by 0.5-0.75 mg/kg/d after 8 weeks, and 12 weeks

Etanercept(Enbrel) Inj:25 mg, 50 mg Adults50 mg sc q wk

Fentanyl (Duragesic) Patch 12.5, 25,50,75,100 mcg /h 3day rx

Fentanyl citrate (Actiq) Loz:0.2, 0.4. 0.6, 0.8, 1.2, 1.6 mg Initial 0.2 mg over 15 min

Fentanyl citrate (Fentora) Tab,Buccal: 100, 200. 400, 600, 800 mcg Adults initial 100mcg consume over 14-25 min

Fentanyl (Onsolis) Film, Buccal 200, 400. 600, 800, 1200 mcg Adults initial 200 mcg

Golimumab (Simponi) Inj: 50mg/0.5mL Adults 50 mg sc q month with MTX

Hydrochloroquine sulfate ) Plaquenil) Tab 200mg Adults 200-400mg/d initially and increase dose in 5-10 days to optimum dose

Hydrocodone bitartrate/Acetaminophen (Vicodin Vicodin ES, Vicodin HP) Tab Vicodin 5/500 Vicodin ES 7.5/750, Vicodin HP 10/660 mg Adults 1-2 tabs q4-6 hours

Hydrcodone/Acetaminphen (Hycet, Lortab) Sol 7.5-325mg/mLTab 2.5-500, 5-500, 7.5-500, 10-500 mg Adults 1-2 tabs q4-6h

Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen (Reprexain, Vicoprofen) Tab 5-200mg, 7.5-200mg, 7.5-200 mg Adults 1 tab q4-6h

Hydromorphone Hcl (:Dilaudid, Dilaudid-HP) Inj: 1mg, 2mg,4mg, 10mg/mL, 50,500 mg/mL Sol 1mg/mL, Tab 2,4,8mg Adult 1-2mg sc, im IV,

Infliximab (Remicade) Inj:100mg Adults RA with Mtx3 mk/kg IV at weeks 0,2 and 6, with q 6 weeks maintenance. For incomplete response 10mg/kg or q 4 weeks

Leflunomide (Arava) Tab: 10,20 100mg RA 100mg/d x 3d, maintenance 20 mg/d

Meloxicam (Mobi) Tab: 7.5, 15 mg Initial/maint 7.5 mg q day, max 15 mg/d

Meperidine HCL (Demerol) Sol 50mg/5mL, Tab 50,100mg Adults 50-150 mg q 3-4 h

Methotrexate Tab 2.5 mg RA 7,5 mg once weekly or 2.5 mg q12h x 3 doses weekly.Max 20 mg/wk

Morphine Sulfate (Avinza) CapER 30, 60, 75, 90, 120mg Adults single dose q24h, Max 1600mg/d

Rituximab (Rituxan) Inj: 10 mg/mL, 500 mg/50 mL RA 1000mg infusions IV separated by 2 weeks, followed by courses q 16-24 weeks

Toclizumab (Actemra) Inj: 20 mg/mL RA 4 mg per kilogram IV. Q4 weeks over 60 min. increased dose nto 8 mg per kilogram based on clinical response.

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