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acetominophen
analgesic 325 - 650mg 4-6hrs
activated charcoal
adsorbent 1g/kg mixed with 6-8 oz water
adenosine
antidysrthymic indications - narrow complex paroxysmal supraventricular yacht contraindications - hypersensitive 2nd, 3rd degree heart block 6mg rapidly over 1-2 second, flush with saline. innefective 12mg 1-2 min
albuterol
2 inhalation 2.5 mg
amiodarone
antidysrhymic indication- life threaten ventricular and supra dysrhymias contra- hypersensitive, cardiogenic shock, sinus Brady 150-300mg iv over 10min 1mg/min over 6 hrs
asprin
analgesic indication- chest pain sug of MI, fever contra- hypersensitive, ulcer, asthma, gi bleed 160-325mg
atropine
parasympatholytic blocks para nervous system indication- bradycardia, organophosphate poisoning contra- glaucoma, high grade heart block symptomatic Brady, .5-1mg iv 2mg ET. repeat in 5 min. up to 1mg asystole 1mg iv or 2 gmt ET may repeat 3-5min up to .04mg/kg organophosphate poisoning 2-5mg iv,im, io 10-15min
calcium chloride
positive inotropic drug indication- hyperkalemia, hypermagnesemia, symptomatic calcium channel blocked overdose contra- ventricular fib 2-4mg /kg iv 10 min as needed.
coumadin
anticoagulant
cyanokit
antidote cyanide poisoning 5g lyophilized hydroxocobalamin in 200ml ns
d50
hypertonic glucose solution 25g D50w iv
Diazepam (valium)
Class. antianxiety, hypnotic, sedative indication- major motor seizure, premedicate before cardioversion contra- hypersensitivity, shock, coma seizure- 5-10mg iv/im acute anxiety- 2-5mg iv/im premedicate- 5-15mg iv
diltiazem (Cardizem)
Class. calcium channel blocker indication- supraventricular tachydysthrymias (a fib, a flutter, psvt refractory to adensine) Contra- hypersensive, sick sinus syndrome, 2nd-3rd degree heart block, wide complex tachy .25mg/kg iv over 2 minutes, may repeat with .35mg/kg followed by drip of 5-10mg/hr not to exceed 15mg/hr over 24hrs
Diphenhydramine (benadryl)
Class. antihistamine indication. anaphlaxis, allergic reaction contra. asthma, lower resp disease 25-50mg iv/im
Dopamine/inotropin
class. sympathomimetic indication. nonhypovolemic hypotension (70-100mmhg) and cardiogenic shock contra. hypovolemic hypotention without aggressive fluid resusictation, tachydysrhythmiaa 2-5mcg/kg/min up to 20mcg/kg/min
Epinepherine (adrenalin)
Class. sympathomimetic indication. restore rythm in cardia arrest and sever allergic reaction, enhance ROSC
Etomidate/ Amidate
Class. Hypnotic anesthetic without effect Indication. induce sedation for RSI Contr. Hypersensitive 0.1-0.3mg/kg iv over 15-30 sec
Furosemide (Lasix)
Class. rapid acting loop diuretic Indication. CHF, Pul Edema Contr. Hypersensitv to furosemide 40-120mg slow iv
Glucagon
Class, Hormone, antihypoglycemic Indication. hypoglycemia without iv access Contr. hypersenitiv to glucagon or protein compounds hypoglycemia, 1mg im/sc repeat 15-20min Beta blocker OD, 50-150mg/kg iv over 1 min
HALOPERIDOL / HALDOL
CLASS. ANTIPSYCHOTIC INDICATION. ACUTE PSYCHOTIC EPISODES CONTRAINDICATION. PARKINSONS, SEIZURE DISORDER, COMA CNS DEPRESSION 2-5mg IM
IBUPROFEN
CLASS. NONSTEROIDAL ANTIINFLAMITORY DRUG INDICATION. REDUCE FEVER AND MINOR PAIN CONTRAINDICAITON. SENSITIVE, ULCER, GI BLEED 200-400mg PO/ 4-6 HRS UP TO 1,200 A DAY
IPRATROPIUM/ ATROVENT
CLASS. ANTICHOLINGERGIC INDICATION. BRONCHOSPASM W/ ASTHMA, COPD AND INHALED IRRITANTS CONTRAINDICATION. HYPERSENSITIVE TO ATROPINE 500mcg IN 2.5-3ML VIA NEBULIZER
LABETOLOL / TRANDATE / NORMODYNE
CLASS BETA BLOCKER INDICATION. ACUTE HYPERTENSIVE CRISIS CONTRAINDICATION. ASTHMA, CHF, 2ND OR 3RD DEGREE HEART BLOCK, SEVER BRADYCARDIA, HYPOTENSION 20mg SLOW IV THEN 40-80mg/ 10 MIN AS NEEDED
LIDOCAINE/ XYLOCAINE
CLASS. ANTIDYSRHYTHMIC, ANESTHETIC INDICATION. PULSELESS VENTRIC TACHY, V FIB OR V TACH CONTRAINDICATION. HYPERSENSITIVE TO ANESTHETIC, 2ND OR 3RD DEGREE HEART BLOCK, BRADYCARDIA CARDIAC ARREST. 1-1.5mg/KG IV REPEATED EVERY 3-5 MIN UP TO 3mg/KG VTACH W/ PULSE. 1-1.5mg/KG SLOW IV. MAY REPEAT @ 1/2 DOSE EVERY 5-10 MIN UNTIL CONVERSION UP TO 3mg/KG
LORAZEPAM/ ATIVAN
CLASS. SEDATIVE, ANTI SEIZURE EFFECTS INDICATION. SEDATION FOR CARDIOVERSION AND STATUS EPILEPTICUS, SEVERE ANXIETY CONTRAINDICAITON. SENSITIVITY TO BENZOS, NARROW ANGLE GLAUCOMA, KNOWN LIVER AND KIDNEY FAILURE SEDATION. 2-4mg IM, .5-2MG IV EPILEPTICUS. 2mg SLOW IV/PR (2MG/MIN)
MAG SULFATE/ MAGNESIUM
CLASS. ELECTROLYTE INDICATION. REFRACTORY V FIB AND PULSELESS V TACH (TORSADES DE POINTES) CONTRAINIDICATION. HEART BLOCK, MYOCARDIAL DAMAGE, SHOCK, PERSISTENT HYPERTENSION VFIB/ TACHY 1-2g IV OF 2 MIN TORSADES 1-2g IV FOLLOWD BY INFUSION OF .5-1g/HR IV AMI. 1-2g IV OVER 5-30 MIN ECLAMPSIA. 2-4g IV/IM
METHYLPREDNISOLONE / SOLU-MEDROL
CLASS. CORTICOSTEROID, ANTIINFLAMMATORY INDICATION. SPINAL CORD INJURY, ASTHMA, SEVERE ANAPHYLAXIS, COPD CONTRAINDICAITON. PREMATURE INFANTS, FUNGAL INFECTIONS ASTHMA/COPD/ANAPHYLAXIS 125-250mg IV/IM SPINAL CORD INJURY 30mg/kg IV OVER 15 MIN, AFTER 45 MIN AN INFUSION OF 5.4mg/KG/HR
MIDAZOLAM/ VERSED
CLASS. SEDATIVE INDICATION. TO INDUCE SEDATION BEFORE CARDIOVERSION OR INTUBATION CONTRAINDICATION. HYPERSENSITIVE TO BENZO, NARROW ANGLE GLAUMCOMA, SHOCK, COMA, PREGNANCY 1-2.5mg SLOW IV/ .07-.08mg/kg IM (USUALLY 5MG)
MORPHINE SULFATE/ MORPHINE
CLASS. NARCOTIC ANALGESIC/ OPIOD ANALGESIC INDICAITON. MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN AND IN AMI, TO REDUCE VENOUS RETURN IN PULMONARY EDEMA CONTRAINDICATION. HYPERSENSITIVE TO OPIODS, HYPOTENSION, ACUTE BRONCHIAL ASTHMA, SEVERE RESP DEP PAIN. 2.5-15mg IV, 5-20mg IM/SC AMI/PE. 1-2mg / 6-10MIN TO RESPONSE
NALOXONE/ NARCAN
CLASS. NARCOTIC ANTAGONIST INDICATION. NARCOTIC AND SYNTHETIC NARCOTIC OVERDOSE, RESP DEP, COMA CONTRAINDICATION. HYPERSENSITVE TO THE DRUG, SEVERE RESPONSE TO WITHDRAWL .4-2mg IV/IM (2-2.5 TIMES DOSE FOR ET) REPEAT 2-3 MIN AS NEEDED UP TO 10MG
NITROGLYCERIN/ NITROSTAT
CLASS. NITRATE INDICATION. CHEST PAIN ASST. WITH AGINA AND AMI, ACUTE PUL EDEMA, HYPERTENSION, ACUTE CHF CONTRAINDICAITON. HYPERSENSITIVE, TOLERANCE TO NITRATES, SEVERE ANEMIA, HEAD TRAUMA, HYPOTENSION, INCREASED ICP 1 TABLET, 1 SPRAY SL (.4MG) 1" PASTE. MAY REPEAT 3-5 MIN UP TO 3 TIMES
NITROUS OXIDE/ NITRONOX
CLASS. ANALGESIC GAS INDICATION. MUSCLESKELETAL, BURN, CHESTPAIN, SEVERE ANXIETY CONTRAINDICATION. BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, PNUEMOTHORAX, COPD, HEAD INJURY SELF ADMIN UNTIL PAIN RELIEVED
ONDANSETRON/ ZOFRAN
CLASS. ANTEMETIC INDICATION. NAUSEA, VOMITING CONTRAINIDATON. HYPERSENSITIVE 4mg SLOW IV BOLUS OR IM
PLAVIX
INDICATION. ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME, RECENT MI, STROKE CONTRAINDICATION. PEPTIC ULCERS, INTRACRANIAL HEMORAGE 300mg "LOAD" DOSE FOLLOWED BY 75MG ONCE DAY
PRADAXA
CLASS. DIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITOR INDICATION. REDUCE RISK OF STROKE AND SYSTEMIC EMBOLISM IN PATIENTS WITH NO VALVULAR ATRIAL FIB CONTRAINDICATION. ACTIVE PATHOLOGICAL BLEED 75-150mg TWICE DAILY
PRALIDOXIME
CLASS. CHOLINESTERASE REACTIVATOR INDICATION. ORGANOPHOSPHATE POISON CONTRAINDICAITON. PEPTIC ULCER, SEVERE CARDIAC DISEASE 1-2g IN 250-500ML NS INFUSED OVER 15-30 MIN
RACEMIC EPINEPHRINE
CLASS. SYMPATHOMIMETIC AGONIST INDICAITON. CROUP CONTRAINDICATION. HYPERSENSITIVE, HYPERTENSION OR EPIGLOTITIS .25-.75ml OF A 2.25% SOLUTION IN 2ML NS ONCE BY NEBULIZER
SODIUM BICARB
CLASS. ALKALIZING AGENT, POSITIVE INOTROPIC DRUG INDICATION. BARBITUATE OVERDOSE, REFRACTORY ACIDOSIS, HYPERKALEMIA CONTRAINDICAITON. NONE 1mEq/kg iv, then .5mEq/kg/10 min
thiamine
class. vitamin indication. coma/ unknown, alcoholism/ coma contraindication. none 10-50mg iv/im
succinylcholine/ acectine
class. depolarizing neuromuscular blocker (paralyzer) indication. facilitated ET, adjunct to general anesthesia contraindication. hypersensitive, family history malignant hyperthermia, penetrated eye injury 1-1.5mg/kg iv/im