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ATIVAN
1 mg/1 min DILUTE W/= NS
ANTIDOTE - ROMAZICON
LORAZEPAM



ATROPINE
ANTI-CHOLINERGIC
1 mg/1 min
USES: Bradycardia (inc HR, inc CO)
Resp. Distress, GI Ulcer
Parkinson (tremors), pre-anesthesia
antedote-mushroom poisoning
caution: MG, Glaucoma, MI
Monitor I&O --> urine retention
ALBUMIN
25G/ML
CEREBRAL EDEMA, SHOCK
CARDOPULMONARY BYPASS
Monitor for circulatory overload, pulm. edema
Plasma albumin - 3.5 - 5.5,
Total serumprotein 6 - 8.4
Caution: severe anemia, CHF
AMINOPHYLLINE
(THEOPHYLLINE)
6mg/kg/30 mins
COPD - asthma
> 20 mg./ml = toxic
DO NOT INFUSE > 25MG/MIN
XANTHINES/BROCHODILATOR
STRENTHENS CONTRACTIONS OF DIAPHRAGM
BUMEX
LOOP DIURETIC-30x STRONGER LASIX
IV - 0.5 - 1 MG/1-2 MINS
INCOMPATIBLE WITH DOBUTAMINE
TAKE V/S PT IS SUPINE TO ASSESS FOR HYPERKALEMIA
BUPRENEX

buprenorphine
OPIOID AGONIST ANTAGONIST
30X stronger than morphine
IV - 0.3mg/2 min to pt in recumbent posiition
MONITOR RESP = to that of 10 mg of morphine
CARDIZEM
Calcium channel blocker
ANGINA: 30mg/qid
HTN: 6-120 mg/bid
A FIB - IV bolus/2 min
IMPROVES BLOOD SUPPLY
INCOMBATIBLE WITH LASIX
DILATES CORNOARY ARTERIES
CHECK BP AND ECG BEFORE GIVING
DECADRON

dexamethasone
CORTICOSTEROID
CEREBRAL OR AIRWAY EDEMA
IV PUSH OVER 1 MIN
MASKS SIGNS OF INFECTION
ALSO USED FOR EYES
DEMEROL

meperidine
NARCOTIC ANALGESIC
10X weaker than morphine
IV - 25 MG/ 1 MIN
peak 1 hr - last 2-4 hrs
MONITOR RESP, RATE, DEPTH AND RHYTHMS
SIZE OF PUPILS (TINY)
DIGOXIN

lanoxin
HEART FAILURE, A. FIB
AND FLUTTER SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
THERAPEUTIC; 0.5 - 2.0 ML
IV - 0.5mg - 1 mg/5 MINS
HOLD IF APICAL PULSE <60
MONITOR SERUM K LEVELS

ANTIDOTE - DIGIBIND
DIGIBIND
IV BOLUS 15- 30 MINS
LABS - SERUM DIGOXIN AND K LEVELS AND ECG DURING ADMIN
combines with digoxin, pulls it out of tissues into blood, levels still high but inactive
DOBUTAMINE

dobutrex
SHOCK W/ BP SUPPOT
IV- 2.5-15 mcg/kg/min
continuous infusion
INCOMPATIBLE W/ BUMEX
DOES NOT CAUSE
INCREASED MYOCARDIAL O2 DEMAND
(dopamine does)
DOPAMINE

Intropin
HYPOTENSION & SHOCK
400 mg/500 ml D5W
0.5 - 10 mcg/kg/min
increased stroke volue,
increase HR, Inc. BP
VASOCONSTRICTION
CAUTION; NECROTIC TISSUE
FROM INFILTRATION
Antidote: Regitine
DILANTIN

Phenytoin
Seizures
USED PROPHYLACTICALLY IN PTS
WITH BRAIN TRAUMA
Safety: gum tissue growth
Caution: CNS depression
can cause cardiac dhysrhythmias, bradycardia
DIPRIVAN

propofol
ANESTHESIA
given IV then gas mixture
CONSCIOUS SEDATION FOR PT ON
MECHANICAL VENTILATION