Non-weight based phenylephrine for maternal BP maintenance

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Non-weight based phenylephrine for maternal BP maintenance

It is my understanding that phenylephrine is becoming standard for maternal BP maintenance during C-section and the literature out there is mcg/min dosing only. Of course deciding what weight to use in this population is complicated also. We have for a while been on only mcg/kg/min dosing for all pressors and are being asked to revisit that decision in light of this. Wondering if other facilities have had this same situation arise recently and what decision you ultimately went with.

Thanks!
Jen