Table 5

Mean sedative doses

SedativeMean dose (range of means per colonoscopist)
Midazolam<70 years2.23 mg (1.0–4.4)
≥70 years2.13 mg (1.0–4.5)
Fentanyl<70 years59.3 μg (25–100)
≥70 years60.1 μg (29.5–100)
Pethidine<70 years33.5 mg (22.6–50)
≥70 years30.7 mg (19.0–53.2)