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Lidocaine Class
Antidysrhythmic
Lidocaine Action
Increases electrical stimulation threshold of ventricle which decreases automaticity
Lidocaine indications
ventricular tachycardia
Ventricular fibrillation
malignant PVCs
Lidocaine Contraindications
hypersensitivity
Heart blocks
Supraventricular dysrhythmias
bradycardia <90 systolic
Lidocaine Precautions
hepatic disease
CHF
respiratory depression
elderly
Lidocaine Route and Dosage
IV 1-1.5 mg/kg q 5-8 min
max dose of 3mg/kg
bolus usually lasts 20 min hang drip to maintain levels
gtt @ 1-4 mg/min
Lidocaine Adverse reactions and side effects
convulsions
Heart block
cardiac arrest
Respiratory depression
Lidocaine supply
20 mg/ml in 5ml preload
how do you mix a lidocane bag
add 1 gm lidocaine to 250cc
of NS (this will produce a concentration of 4mg/ml