Last update May 19, 2021
Very Low Risk
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Etomidate belongs to this group or family:
Main tradenames from several countries containing Etomidate in its composition:
|VD||2 - 4.5||l/Kg|
|Theoretical Dose||0.002 - 0.012||mg/Kg/d|
|Relative Dose||0.8 - 3.96||%|
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Anesthetic indicated for the induction of general anesthesia in adults, infants and babies older than 6 months, children and adolescents (Braun 2020).
Intravenous administration in one to three preoperative doses.
It is excreted in human milk in a clinically non-significant amount (Esener 1992).
Its low excretion in breast milk and its rapid elimination allows breastfeeding as soon as the mother is awake, alert and able to hold her baby.
The small amount of colostrum obtained by the newborn in the first few feedings makes waiting to breastfeed after a cesarean even more superfluous.