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Class
Sedative
Mechanism of Action
blocks dopamine receptors
Indications
Chemical restraint
Onset
15-30 minutes
Contraindications
Hypotension, prolonged QT, lithium
Precautions
BP and respiratory status should be monitored
Side Effects
Extrapyramidal or dystonic reactions
Interactions
Lithium, antihypertensive medications, CNS depressants
Dosage
2 - 5 mg IM