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Cordarone
amiodarone hcl
"PO 800 to 1600 mg/day for 1 to 3 wk. Reduce doses of other antiarrhythmic agents gradually. When adequate arrhythmia control is achieved, reduce dose to 600 to 800 mg/day for 1 mo"
Fungizone
amphotericin B
"Initial recommended dose is 0.25 to 0.3 mg/kg/day infused slowly over 2 to 6 hr. Dose is increased gradually up to 0.5 to 0.7 mg/kg/day and up to 1.5 mg/kg/day for some mycoses (maximum daily dose 1.5 mg/kg). Daily dose varies with type of infection, ranging from 0.5 to 1.5 mg/kg/day for 4 to 12 weeks"
Unasyn
ampicillin/sulbactam
IV/IM 1.5 to 3 g q 6 hr not to exceed 4 g/day sulbactam (1.5 g of product contains 0.5 g sulbactam).
Angiomax
bilvalirudin
IV Bolus of 1 mg/kg followed by a 4-hr IV infusion at a rate of 2.5 mg/kg/hr
Bumex
bumetanide
"PO 0.5 to 2 mg/day as single dose. If inadequate response, give second or third dose at 4 to 5 hr intervals up to maximum of 10 mg/day"
Cancidas
caspofungin acetate
IV EMPH: Loading dose: 70 mg given by slow infusion of » 1 hr on day 1. Maintenance dose: 50 mg daily by slow infusion of » 1 hr thereafter.
Ancef
cefazolin sodium
V/IM 250 mg - 1.5 g q 6–12 hr (severe infections: up to 12 g/day
Claforan
cefotaxime sodium
IV/IM Up to 12 g/day in divided doses (from q 4 hr for septicemia to q 12 hr for uncomplicated infection) usually for 7–10 days. IV route is preferable for severe infections
"Fortaz, Tazidime"
Ceftazidime
IV/IM 250 mg-2 g q 8–12 hr.
Rocephin
ceftriaxone
IV/IM 1–2 g/day or in equally divided doses q 12 hr (maximum 4 g/day).
Zinacef
cefuroxime sodium
PO 125–500 mg bid. IV/IM 750 mg-1.5 g q 8 hr. CHILDREN < 12 YR: PO 125–250 mg bid. Infants & CHILDREN (> 3 MO): IV/IM 50–150 mg/kg/day (not to exceed adult dose) in equally divided doses q 6–8 hr
Decadron
dexamethasone sodium phosphate
"SYSTEMIC: IV/IM 0.5 to 9 mg/day. CEREBRAL EDEMA: IV 10 mg, then IM 4 mg q 6 hr until maximum response. BRAIN TUMORS: IV/IM 2 mg bid to tid."
Cardizem
diltiazem HCL
30 mg PO three times daily or four times per day
Dobutrex
dobutamine HCL
IV infusion 2.5 to 10 mcg/kg/min; titrate to desired response; increase in heart rate > 10% may develop in rate > 20 mcg/kg/min; rates up to 40 mcg/kg/min are rarely used
Inapsine
droperidol
IM or slow IV 2.5 mg max recommended initial dose; additional 1.25 mg doses may be administered to achieve desired effect.
Lovenox
enoxaparin
"DVT/PE, Treatment SC 1 mg/kg q 12 hours"
Adrenaline
epinephrine
0.3—0.5 mg SC or IM; may be repeated if necessary every 10—15 minutes for anaphylaxis
"Epogen, Procrit"
epoetin alfa
OUTPATIENT: SC 1 mg/kg q 12 hours
Erythrocin
erythromycin lactobionate
PO 250–500 mg of base (400–800 mg ethylsuccinate) q 6 hr or 500 mg q 12 hr or 333 mg q 8 hr. IV 15–20 mg/kg/day; up to 4 g/day
Brevibloc
esmolol
"Usual: IV 500 mcg/kg/min for 1 min; then infusion of 50–200 mcg/kg/min, which has been titrated to desired endpoint (eg, heart rate, BP) in 50 mcg/kg/min increments."
"Duragesic, Sublimaze, Actiq"
fentanyl
IM 0.05 to 0.1 mg 30 to 60 min before surgery
Garamycin
gentamicin sulfate
"IM/IV 3 to 5 mg/kg/day in divided doses. For obese patients, base dose on estimate of lean body weight"
Heparin Sodium
heparin sodium
"SC 10,000 to 20,000 U as initial dose followed by 8000 to 20,000 U q 8 to 12 hr"
Solu-Cortef
hydrocortisone sodium succinate
IV/IM 100 to 500 mg q 2 to 6 hr
Dilaudid
hydromorphone HCL
PO/Tablet 2 mg q 4 to 6 hr prn; ³ 4 mg q 4 to 6 hr for more severe pain.
Primaxin
imipenem/cilastatin
"IV 125, 250, or 500 mg dose over 20 to 30 min. Infuse a 750 mg or 1 g dose over 40 to 60 min"
"Humulin R, Novolin R"
"Insulin, regular (human)"
0.5 to 1 U/kg/day
"INFeD, DexFerrum"
iron dextran
maximum IV/IM dose of undiluted iron dextran is 100 mg (2 ml) per day
Toradol
ketorolac
"IM < 65 years old - 60 mg; > 65 years old, renal impairment or weight < 50 kg (110 lbs) - 30 mg"
Xylocaine
lidocaine HCL
"IM 300 mg. May be repeated after 60 to 90 min. IV Bolus 50 to 100 mg at rate of 25 to 50 mg/min; may repeat, but do not exceed 200 to 300 mg/hr. Continuous infusion: 1 to 4 mg/min"
Magnesium Sulfate
magnesium Sulfate
IM 1–5 g (2–10 ml of 50% solution)/day in divided doses until correction of serum magnesium
Demerol
meperidine HCL
"IM/SC/PO 50 to 150 mg q 3 to 4 hr prn. If IV administration is required, reduce dose and administer slowly"
Versed
midazolam HCL
"IM 0.07–0.08 mg/kg approximately 1 hr before surgery, IV 1–2.5 mg as 1 mg/ml dilution over 2 min. Increase by small increments to total dose of £ 5 mg at no less than 2 min intervals"
Primacor
milrinone
IV Loading dose: 50 mcg/kg over 10 min
"Astramorph, Duramorph"
morphine sulfate
"PO 10 to 30 mg q 4 hr prn. SC/IM 5 to 20 mg/70 kg q 4 hr prn. IV 2.5 to 15 mg/70 kg in 4 to 5 ml Water for Injection over 5 min prn. IV (open-heart surgery) 0.5 to 3 mg/kg. IV (MI pain) 8 to 15 mg; for very severe pain,"
Narcan
naloxone HCL
2 mg of NARCAN in 500 mL of either solution provides a concentration of 0.004 mg/mL.
Levophed
norepinephrine bitartrate
IV 2 to 3 mL/min of 4 mcg base/mL solution (8 to 12 mcg/min);
Zofran
ondansetron HCL
"IV 0.15 mg/kg infused over 15 min beginning 30 min before emetogenic chemotherapy PO (moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy) 8 mg bid, administering the first dose 30 min prior to starting emetogenic chemotherapy and the second dose 8 hrs after the first dose"
Pitocin
oxytocin
IV 1 to 2 mU/min; adjust by no more than 1 to 2 mU/min at 15 to 30 min intervals
Pfizerpen
penicillin G sodium
IV/IM 1 to 24 million U/day in divided doses q 4 to 6 hr
Neo-Synephrine
phenylephrine HCL
"SC/IM 1 to 10 mg (usually 2 to 5 mg); Intranasal 1 to 2 sprays or 3 gtt of 0.25%, 0.5% or 1% solution q 4 hr"
"AquaMephyton, Vitamin K "
phytonadione
"PO/SC/IM 2.5 to 10 mg (in adults, up to 25 mg for serious bleeding; rarely, 50 mg), may repeat oral dose based on response in 6 to 8 hr or 12 to 48 hr"
Zosyn
piperacillin/tazobactam
3.375 g every six hours totaling 13.5 g
Compazine
prochlorlperazine edisylate
"PO 20 to 150 mg/day, usually in divided doses. IM 10 to 20 mg. May repeat every 2 to 4 hr"
Diprivan
propofol
IV Induction: 40 mg q 10 sec until onset. Usual dose: 2 to 2.5 mg/kg total
Sodium Bicarbonate
sodium bicarbonate
IV Administration performed in concentrations ranging from 1.5% (isotonic) to 8.4% depending on clinical condition and requirements of patient
Timentin
ticarcillin/clavulanate potassium
³ 60 KG: IV 3.1 g q 4–6 hr
Nebcin
tobramycin sulfate
IM/IV 3–5 mg/kg/day in 3–4 equal doses
Vancocin
vancomycin HCL
PO 500 mg to 2 g/day in 3 or 4 divided doses for 7 to 10 days IV 500 mg by IV infusion q 6 hr or 1 g q 12 hr.