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ALBUMIN
Plasma Volume Expander
Used: Hypovolemic Shock
Prevent cerebral edema
Used for Blood dilution
prior to CP surgery
CAUTION: circulatory overload
Lab: total serum protein
AMINOPHYLLINE

THEOPHYLLINE
BRONCHODILATOR-Asthma/COPD
Safety: serum theophylline
>20mg (toxic)-suddent increase in HR
Xanthines
monitor for toxicity


ATIVAN

LORAZEPAM
BENZODIAZEPAINE=antianxity
2 mg/min IVP -dilute with equal part of NS or D5W
ANTIDOTE; ROMAZICON
relieves anxiety

ATROPINE
ANTICHOLINERGIC-mydriactic
1 mg/min (or fraction thereof) - DON'T DILUTE
Pt to void before giving
Monitor I&O
Contraindicated MG and MI
belladonna alkaloid
ANTIDOTE for mushroom poisoning
BUMEX

BUMETANIDE
LOOP DIURETIC
0.5mg - 1mg over 1-2 m mins
(max 10 mg/d)
USE: CHF Edema
DON'T USE WITH DOBUTAMINE
Pt supine when taking VS to assess hypokalemia
Not as strong as Lasix
BUPRENEX

BUPRENORPHINE
Opioid agonist Antagonist
0.3 mg/2 min IV pt recumbent
MONITOR RESP = TO THAT OF 10MG MORPHINE
POTENT PAIN RELIEVER WITH LOWER ABUSE
CARDIZEM

DILTIAZEM
Calcium-channel blocker
ANGINA: 30MG/qid
HTN: 6-120mg/bid
A. Fib: IV 0.25mg/kg IV bolus over 2 mins
DON'T USE WITH LASIX
MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTILITY IS DECREASED
Dilates coronary arteria
DECADRON

DEXAMETHASONE
Corticosterioid
Use: disorders of conjuntiva, cornea, eyelid
Caution: pt's w/systemic infection
EYES