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Review Article

The Role of Interfascial Plane Blocks in Paediatric Regional Anaesthesia: A Narrative Review of Current Perspectives and Updates

Table 2

Maximum recommended dosages of commonly used local anaesthetics in paediatric patients.

Local anaestheticClassMaximum dose

LidocaineAmide5 mg/kg
BupivacaineAmide2.5 mg/kg
RopivacaineAmide2.5 mg/kg
LevobupivacaineAmide2.5 mg/kg
2 ChloroprocaineEster20 mg/kg

Adapted from NYSORA: Regional Anesthesia in Pediatric Patients: General Considerations.

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