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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