Epinephrine

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Epinephrine
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2013-03-13 17:19:39
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Epinephrine Adrenalin Epi Sympathomimetic Sympathetic Agonist paramedic study
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Epinephrine / Adrenalin
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  1. Epinephrine

    Names / Class
    • Adrenalin
    • Epi
    • Epi-pen
    • Epi 1:1000
    • Epi 1:10 000

    • Sympathomimetic
    • Sympathetic Agonist
  2. Epinephrine

    Mechanism of Action
    • Stimulation of┬ábeta1 leads to:
    • Increased cardiac automaticity
    • Increased cardiac contractivity
    • Increased HR
    • = Increased cardiac output
    • Stimulation of beta2 leads to:
    • Bronchodilation
    • = Increased oxygen intake
    • Dilation of coronary arteries = increased perfusion to cardiac tissue
    • Systemic vasoconstriction = increased BP.
    • Dilation of coronary arteries
  3. Epinephrine

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    1:1000 =
  4. Epinephrine

    Indications
  5. Epinephrine

    Contraindications
  6. Epinephrine

    Precautions
  7. Epinephrine

    Side Effects
  8. Epinephrine

    Adult Dose
  9. Epinephrine

    Pedi Dose
  10. Epinephrine

    Max Dose
  11. Epinephrine

    Routes / How Supplied
    • IM
    • IV
    • IO
    • ET

    • Vial
    • Auto-injector

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