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100 mg Vial 50 mg Vial bleeding
Cordarone amiodarone hcl
PO 800 to 1600 mg/day for 1 to 3 wk. Reduce doses of other antiarrhythmic agents gradually. When ade
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 g
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 Bleeding Hypotension; h
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 in
Cancidas caspofungin acetate
IV EMPH: Loading dose: 70 mg given by slow infusion of » 1 hr on day 1. Maintenance dose: 50 mg dail
Ancef cefazolin sodium
V/IM 250 mg - 1.5 g q 6–12 hr (severe infections: up to 12 g/day GI: Nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; ano
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 infec
Fortaz, Tazidime Ceftazidime
IV/IM 250 mg-2 g q 8–12 hr. Nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; anorexia; abdominal pain or cramps
Rocephin ceftriaxone
IV/IM 1–2 g/day or in equally divided doses q 12 hr (maximum 4 g/day). Nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; c
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 & CHILDRE
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 respons
Cardizem diltiazem HCL
30 mg PO three times daily or four times per day Flushing, headache, hypotension, and peripheral ede
Dobutrex dobutamine HCL
IV infusion 2.5 to 10 mcg/kg/min; titrate to desired response; increase in heart rate > 10% may deve
Inapsine droperidol
IM or slow IV 2.5 mg max recommended initial dose; additional 1.25 mg doses may be administered to a
Lovenox enoxaparin
DVT/PE, Treatment SC 1 mg/kg q 12 hours Local erythema. HEMA: Hemorrhage; thrombocytopenia; anemia
Adrenaline epinephrine
0.3—0.5 mg SC or IM; may be repeated if necessary every 10—15 minutes for anaphylaxis fear, anxiety,
Epogen, Procrit epoetin alfa
OUTPATIENT: SC 1 mg/kg q 12 hours Hypertension; tachycardia; clotted vascular access. CNS: Headache;
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 15–2
Brevibloc esmolol
Usual: IV 500 mcg/kg/min for 1 min; then infusion of 50–200 mcg/kg/min, which has been titrated to d
Duragesic, Sublimaze, Actiq fentanyl
IM 0.05 to 0.1 mg 30 to 60 min before surgery May be habit forming. Instruct on proper patch use.
Garamycin gentamicin sulfate
IM/IV 3 to 5 mg/kg/day in divided doses. For obese patients, base dose on estimate of lean body weig
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 Necrosis; transient
Solu-Cortef hydrocortisone sodium succinate
IV/IM 100 to 500 mg q 2 to 6 hr Thromboembolism or fat embolism; thrombophlebitis; necrotizing angit
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. Hypotension; orthostatic hy
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 Hypoten
Humulin R, Novolin R Insulin, regular (human)
0.5 to 1 U/kg/day Hypoglycemia. DERM: Lipodystrophy
INFeD, DexFerrum iron dextran
maximum IV/IM dose of undiluted iron dextran is 100 mg (2 ml) per day headache, transient paresthesi
Toradol ketorolac
IM < 65 years old - 60 mg; > 65 years old, renal impairment or weight < 50 kg (110 lbs) - 30 mg Flui
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
Magnesium Sulfate magnesium Sulfate
IM 1–5 g (2–10 ml of 50% solution)/day in divided doses until correction of serum magnesium CV: Card
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
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. In
Primacor milrinone
IV Loading dose: 50 mcg/kg over 10 min Ventricular arrhythmia (eg, ventricular ectopic activity, non
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 Wat
Narcan naloxone HCL
2 mg of NARCAN in 500 mL of either solution provides a concentration of 0.004 mg/mL. body aches, fev
Levophed norepinephrine bitartrate
IV 2 to 3 mL/min of 4 mcg base/mL solution (8 to 12 mcg/min); Hypotension; increased peripheral vasc
Zofran ondansetron HCL
IV 0.15 mg/kg infused over 15 min beginning 30 min before emetogenic chemotherapy PO (moderately eme
Pitocin oxytocin
IV 1 to 2 mU/min; adjust by no more than 1 to 2 mU/min at 15 to 30 min intervals Cardiac arrhythmias
Pfizerpen penicillin G sodium
IV/IM 1 to 24 million U/day in divided doses q 4 to 6 hr Dizziness; fatigue; insomnia; reversible hy
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% soluti
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
Zosyn piperacillin/tazobactam
3.375 g every six hours totaling 13.5 g diarrhea (11.3%); headache (7.7%); constipation (7.7%); naus
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 Orthostati
Diprivan propofol
IV Induction: 40 mg q 10 sec until onset. Usual dose: 2 to 2.5 mg/kg total CV: Myocardial ischemia;
Sodium Bicarbonate sodium bicarbonate
IV Administration performed in concentrations ranging from 1.5% (isotonic) to 8.4% depending on clin
Timentin ticarcillin/clavulanate potassium
³ 60 KG: IV 3.1 g q 4–6 hr CV: Deep vein thrombosis; vein irritation; phlebitis.
Nebcin tobramycin sulfate
IM/IV 3–5 mg/kg/day in 3–4 equal doses Headache; fever; confusion; lethargy; disorientation; deliriu
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