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NEW Precedex Premix

Learn more about the convenient ready-to-use 50 mL and 100 mL sizes.

Prep & Dilution

What to Expect

See what makes Precedex different from other IV sedatives, including its time to onset and sedative and hemodynamic profiles.

What to Expect


Read safety information for Precedex, including its effects on heart rate and blood pressure, warnings and precautions and more.

Safety Profile

Indications and Safety Information

Precedex is indicated for sedation in nonintubated patients prior to and during surgical and other procedures and in intubated and mechanically ventilated patients during treatment in an intensive care setting.

Precedex should be administered by continuous infusion not to exceed 24 hours.

Caution should be exercised when administering Precedex to patients with advanced heart block and/or severe ventricular dysfunction.

Clinically significant episodes of bradycardia, sinus arrest and hypotension have been associated with Precedex infusion and may necessitate medical intervention.

Please see a more complete description of these and other Warnings and Precautions in the full prescribing information.