Book Correction Notice for 'Handbook on Injectable Drugs, Ninth Edition'
Please note that two errors have been found in the Handbook on Injectable Drugs, ninth edition (published in June 1996).
- The first error is in the dexamethasone sodium phosphate monograph dosage section on page 321, first full paragraph, second sentence. This sentence should read as follows:
Intravenous doses of 150 mcg/kg four times daily for four days have been given for meningitis (4).
- The second error is in the amiodarone HCl monograph dosage section on page 66, first paragraph, fifth and sixth sentences. These sentences should read as follows:
This loading dose is followed by a slow infusion of 360 mg over the next six hours at a rate of 1 mg/min using a solution of 900 mg amiodarone HCl in 500 ml of dextrose 5% in water. The balance of the solution is then given as a maintenance infusion of 540 mg at a rate of 0.5 mg/min over the following 18 hours.