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Table 1 Summary of weight-based categories for commencement for study infusion rate (concentration study drug 4 mg/mL)

From: The SPARK Study: a phase II randomized blinded controlled trial of the effect of furosemide in critically ill patients with early acute kidney injury

Weight Category
(kg)
Bolus loading dose Start infusion dose Start infusion dose
(mg/hr)
Start infusion rate
(mL/hr)
≤50 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 2.5 0.6
55 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 2.8 0.7
60 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 3.0 0.8
65 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 3.3 0.8
70 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 3.5 0.9
75 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 3.8 0.9
80 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 4.0 1.0
85 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 4.3 1.1
90 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 4.5 1.1
≥95 0.4 mg/kg 0.05 mg/kg/hr 4.8 1.2