NCTI- Pharmacology- Dosages

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  1. Acetylsalicylic Acid
    • Adult: 162-325 mg PO
    • Pediatric: not recommended
  2. Morphine Sulfate
    • Adult:
    • Pain Relief: 1.0 – 10.0 mg IV titrated to pain relief or 5.0 – 10.0 mg IM as a single dose only
    • Pulmonary Edema: 5.0 – 10.0 mg slow IV push (2.0 mg/minute)

    Pediatric: 0.1 – 0.2 mg/kg slow IV push (1.0 mg/minute) titrated to pain relief or 0.1 mg/kg IM
  3. Activated Charcoal
    • Adult: Initially 1g/kg PO
    • Pediatric: Initially 1g/kg PO
  4. Nitroglycerin
    • Adult: 0.4 mg as a single spray or single tablet. May repeat every 3-5 minutes
    • Pediatric: not recommended
  5. Oxygen
    • Nasal Cannula 2-6 LPM
    • Simple Face Mask 6-10
    • LPMNonrebreather Mask 10-15 LPM
    • HHN/Neb Mask 6-8 LPM
    • BVM 15 LPM
  6. Diazepam
    • Adult:
    • Seizures: 5-10 mg IV/IM. May repeat every 5-15 minutes prn to maximum dose of 20 mg
    • Anxiety: 5-10 mg IV/IMCardioversion: 5-10 mg IV titrated to effect

    Pediatric: 0.1 mg/kg IV/PR. May repeat every 5-15 minutes prn to maximum dose of 20 mg
  7. Midazolam
    • Adult:
    • Pre-cardioversion or transcutaneous pacing: – 2.5 mg slow IV/IO
    • Seizure: 0.1 mg/kg slow IV/IO/IN or 0.2 mg/kg IM to a maximum of 5.0 mg

    • Pediatric:
    • Seizure: 0.1 mg/kg slow IV/IO/IN or 0.2 mg/kg IM to a maximum of 5.0 mg
  8. Naloxone
    Adult: 1.0 – 2.0 mg IV/IM or 2.0 – 4.0 mg ET. Titrate IV dose toadequate respiratory rate and tidal volume. May repeat dose every 5 minutes as needed

    Pediatric: 0.1 mg/kg IV/IM or 0.2 mg/kg ET. Titrate IV dose toadequate respiratory rate and tidal volume. May repeat dose every 5 minutes as needed
  9. Glucagon
    • Adult:
    • Hypoglycemia: 1 mg IM; May repeat in 20 minutes
    • Beta Blocker OD: 1 mg IV

    Pediatric: 0.03 – 0.1 mg/kg IM; Max dose 1 mg (must have documented hypoglycemia)
  10. Dextrose 50% in water (D50W)
    • Adult:
    • 25 gm (50 ml solution preload) IVP/IOMay repeat once in 5 minutes

    • Pediatric:
    • Birth – 1 month: 0.5g-1gm/kg (5-10 ml/kg) slow IVP of a 10% solution. May repeat once in 10 minutes.
    • 1 month+-2 years: 0.5g-1gm/kg (2-4 ml/kg) slow IVP/IO of a 25% solutionMay repeat once in 5 minutes
    • Over 2 years: 0.5g-1gm/kg (1-2 ml/kg) slow IVP/IO of a 50% solution (same solution as for the adult)May repeat once in 5 minutes
  11. Thiamine
    • Adult: 10-100 mg
    • Pediatric: 10-25 mg

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