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Etomidate actions
Etomidate has minimal hemodynamic effects
onset is 30 sec and has a duration of 3 to 5 min
has no analgesic or amnesic effects
Etomidate Indications
use as an anesthetic induction agent for RSI
For an awake patient to achieve deep sedation during a procedure
Etomidate contraindications
hypersensitivity
Etomidate Side effects
Pain at the injection site
Etomidate Precautions
It is very short acting and a second dose of .3mg/kg may be needed not to exceed 20mg
It is not recomended for children under 6 months
Etomidate route and dosage
For RSI .3mg/kg IV Dont exceed 20mg you may need a second dose
For Cardioversion .15mg/kg
Etomidate Class
Seditive