IV (Adults and Children >1 mo): 1518 mg/kg in a single or divided dose, maximum loading dose 20 mg/kg..
IV (Neonates): 1520 mg/kg in a single or divided dose..Maintenance Anticonvulsant
IV, PO (Adults and Children > 12 yr): 13 mg/kg/day as a single dose or 2 divided doses..
IV, PO (Children 512 yr): 46 mg/kg/day in 12 divided doses..
IV, PO (Children 15 yr): 68 mg/kg/day in 12 divided doses..
IV, PO (Infants): 56 mg/kg/day in 12 divided doses..
IV, PO (Neonates): 34 mg/kg/day once daily, may need to increase up to 5 mg/kg/day by 2nd week of therapy..Sedation
PO, IM (Adults): 30120 mg/day in 23 divided doses. Preoperative sedation100200 mg IM 11.5 hours before the procedure..
PO (Children): 2 mg/kg 3 times daily. Preoperative sedation13 mg/kg PO/IM/IV 11.5 hours before the procedure..Hypnotic
PO, SC, IV, IM (Adults): 100320 mg at bedtime..
IV, IM, SC (Children): 35 mg/kg at bedtime..Hyperbilirubinemia
PO (Adults): 90180 mg/day in 23 divided doses..
PO (Children <12 yr): 38 mg/kg/day in 23 divided doses, doses up to 12 mg/kg/day have been used..
PHENobarbital has been found in Davis's Drug Guide
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