Adult Dosages.txt

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Adult Dosages.txt
2012-01-26 12:57:33

pre-hospital drug dosages
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    • Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA)
    • 160 or 325 mg chewed
  1. Activated Charcoal
    1g/kg mixed w 6-8 oz water PO or NG tube
  2. Adenosine
    6mg rapid ivp followed by 20ml NS rapid ivp; wait 1-2 mins, repeat; wait 1-2mins, then 12mg rapid ivp followed by 20ml NS rapid ivp
  3. Albuterol
    0.5ml (2.5mg) in 2.5ml NS over 5-15mins by small volume nebulizer
  4. Amiodarone
    Initial: Cardiac arrest 300mg ivp. Wide complex tachycardia (stable) rapid infusion 150mg over first 10mins (15mg/min). Repeat: cardiac arrest 150mg ivp in 3-5mins. Wide complex tachycardia 150mg ivp q 10mins prn. Maximum: 2.2g iv over 24hr (15mg/kg)
  5. Atropine Sulfate
    IV, ET. Initial: bradycardia 0.5-1.0mg, asystole 1mg iv, 2mg et, organophosphate poisoning 2-5mg iv, im. Repeat: bradycardia every 5mins to max of 0.04mg/kg, asystole every 3-5mins to max of 0.04mg/kg, organophosphate poisoning PRN until a decrease in symptoms.
  6. Calcium Chloride
    2-4mg/kg of a 10% solution q 10mins iv
  7. Dexamethasone
    4-24 mg iv, im
  8. Dextrose 50%
    25g (50ml) of a 50% sol'n
  9. Diazepam
    Status Epilepticus 5-10mg iv; acute anxiety 2-5mg im or iv; premedication before cardioversion 5-15mg iv (care must be taken to not administer faster than 5mg/min.
  10. Diphenhydramine (benadryl)
    25-50 mg slow ivp; 50-100mg deep im; repeat PRN
  11. Dobutamine
    2-20 mcg/kg/min iv infusion. Mix 250 mg of Dobutamine in 250 ml D5W or NS to equal 1000mcg/ml. Administer w a minidrip iv administration set (60 gtts=1ml=1000mcg)