NCTI- Pharmacology- Drug List B- Thiamine

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NCTI- Pharmacology- Drug List B- Thiamine
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  1. Thiamine
    trade name
    • vitamin B1
    • Biamine
  2. Thiamine
    class
    water soluble vitamin
  3. Thiamine
    mechanism of action
    Coenzyme necessary for carbohydrate metabolism of glucose
  4. Thiamine
    indications
    • Coma associated with delirium tremens (DTs) or alcohol withdrawal prior to Dextrose
    • Alcoholism or malnutrition
    • Coma of unknown origin
  5. Thiamine
    contraindications
    none
  6. Thiamine
    side effects
    • Cardiovascular: mild hypotension
    • Respiratory: pulmonary edema
    • Gastrointestinal: nausea/vomiting
  7. Thiamine
    precautions
    none
  8. Thiamine
    interactions
    none
  9. Thiamine
    routes
    IV, IO, IM
  10. Thiamine
    onset and duration
    Onset is immediate with an unknown duration
  11. Thiamine
    dosages
    • Adult: 10-100 mg
    • Pediatric: 10-25 mg
  12. Thiamine
    notes
    Medication should be administered prior to Dextrose 50%

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