Etomidate

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dunks406
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20143
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Etomidate
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2010-05-20 23:19:57
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Etomidate
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Etomidate
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  1. Class
    Hypnotic
  2. Pharmacology and Action
    Etomidate is an ultra short acting non barbiturate hypnotic with no analgesic effects and limited cardiovascular effects and respiratory effects.
  3. Indications
    First line hypnotic for rapid sequence induction (RSI) intubation
  4. Contraindications
    Hypersensitivity
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Hypotension
    • Tachycardia
    • Bradycardia
    • Apnea
  6. Dosage (Adult and Pedi over 10)
    0.1 to 0.3 mg/kg IV over 15 to 30 seconds

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