Use of dexmedetomidine for ICU sedation

  • US 6,716,867 B1
  • Filed: 12/06/2000
  • Issued: 04/06/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/01/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of sedating a patient in an intensive care unit, which comprises administering to the patient an effective amount of dexmedetomidine of a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the patient remains arousable and orientated.

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