Paramedic Drugs

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Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

Indication: Allergic Reaction
Contraindication: Pregnancy
Dose: 25-50mg IV

Oxygen

Indication: shortness of breath,Hypoxia
Contraindication: Precaution w/COPD
Dose: 2-6lpm via NC 10-15lpm via NRB

Nitro

Indication: Chest pain, bp >100 systolic
Contraindication: low bp, male enhancement pill
dose: .04mg x3 max 1.2mg

Albuterol

Indication: Bronchoconstriction
Contraindication: severe tach
Dose: 2.5mg in 3mL

Atropine

Indication: bradycardia,PEA,asystole
Contraindication: tachycardia
Dose:1mg/kg

Furosemide (lasix)

Indication: pulmonary edema
Contraindication: pneumonia, preg
Dose:20-120mg

Lidocaine

Indication: ventricular disrhythmia
Contraindication: atrial dysrhythmia
Dose:1mg/kg

Aspirin (ASA)

Indication: chest pain,MI
Contraindication: blood thinners, low bp
Dose:81mg x4 max 324mg

Adenosine

Indication: tachycardia
Contraindication: bradycardia
Dose:6mg, 12mg, 12mg (rapid 10cc flush)

Narcan

Indication: drug opiate overdose
Contraindication: newborn
Dose:2mg

Epinephrine 1:10,000

Indication: cardiac arrest
Contraindication: pt. w/pulse
Dose:1mg

Vasopressin

Indication: cardiac arrest
Contraindication: pt. w/pulse
Dose:40units

Epinephrine 1:1,000

Indication: anaphylaxis
Contraindication: over 65yrs old, severe tach >150bpm
Dose: .3-.5mg SQ

Glucagon

Indication: hypoglycemia
Contraindication: liver disease
Dose: .5-1mg

Amiodarone

Indication: pulseless vtach
Contraindication: brady dysrhythmia
Dose:300mg, 150mg over 10 min

Verapamil

Indication: Refractory SVT
Contraindication: Ventricular dysrhthmia
Dose:5mg, 10mg

Magnesium Sulfate

Indication: Torsades, cardiac arrest
Contraindication: Renal disease
Dose:1-2gm IV

Morphine

Indication: pulmonary edema, chest pain
Contraindication: Exacerbated COPD, Decreased LOC, hypotension
Dose:2-5mg IV

Dextrose 50%

Indication: hypoglycemia
Contraindication: Intra cerebral bleed, CVA
Dose: 25gm (50mL) IV

Sodium Bicarbonate

Indication: prolonged arrest
Contraindication: inadequate airway
Dose:50mEq

Procainamide

Indication: pulseless VT/VF
Contraindication: 2&3 AV block, torsades, digitalis
Dose:50mg/min IV drip

Diazepam

Indication: Seizure, anxiety
Contraindication: Head injury, hypotension
Dose:5mg, 5mg ---> anxiety 2.5mg max 10mg

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