Etomidate (amidate)

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Kgren
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156783
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Etomidate (amidate)
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2012-06-01 10:29:03
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Paramedic Drugs
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Etidate (amidate)
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  1. Class
    Sedative/hypnotic
  2. Description
    Ultra short acting, no barbituraNH hypnotic. No analgesic properties. Induction agent for RSI
  3. Mechanism of Action
    Rapid induction of anesthesia w/ minimal respiratory and cardio effects. No histamine release
  4. Onset of Action
    • Onset: 10-20 sec
    • Peak: <1 min
    • Duration: 3-5 min
    • Half-life: 30-70 min
  5. IndicationIndication
    Induction agent for RSI
  6. Contraindications
    Known hypersensitivity
  7. Precautions
    • Caution w/ hypotension
    • Severe asthma
    • Cardiovascular disease
  8. Side Effects
    • Myoclonicskeletal muscle movement
    • Apnea
    • Hyper/hypoventilation
    • Laryngospasm
    • Hyper/hypotension
    • Tachy/bradycardia
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Pain @ injection site
  9. Adult Dose
    0.1-0.3mg/kg over 15-30sec
  10. Pedi Dose
    • > 10yrs: same as adult
    • < 10yrs: not indicated
  11. Max Dose
    1 dose
  12. Route of Administration
    IV
  13. How supplied
    Vials

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