promethazine/Phenergan

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Author:
Malvarez
ID:
128100
Filename:
promethazine/Phenergan
Updated:
2012-10-01 18:17:18
Tags:
Antihistamine anticholinergic anti emetic
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Dallas EMS
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  1. Mechanism of Action;
    Competes with histamine
  2. Indications?
    • Prevention and control of nausea and vomiting
    • Active treatment for motion sickness
  3. Contraindications & Precautions; ·
    • Contraindications; should not be used in children <2, asthma.
    • Precautions; use caution in geriatric patients; they are more likely to experience confusion, dizziness and hypotension. Use cautiously with a history of seizures.
  4. Route and Dosage
    • IV: 12.5-25 mg; IM 25 mg , Peds 0.25-0.5 mg/kg
    • Motion sickness 25-50 mg IM
    • pediatics .25-1mg/kg
  5. Adverse reactions and side effects;
    Thickened bronchial secretions, wheezing, palpitations

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