Amiodarone

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dunks406
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21011
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Amiodarone
Updated:
2010-05-28 02:45:36
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Amiodarone
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  1. Class
    Antidysrhthmic
  2. Pharmacology and Actions
    Amiodarone is and antidysrhythmic that prolongs the duration of the action of the potential and refractory peroid and relaxes smooth muscles, reducing peripheral vascular resistance and increasing coronary blood flow.
  3. Indications
    Totreat life threatening ventricular and supraventricular dysrythmias frequently A-Fib
  4. Contraindications
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Cardiogenic Shock
    • Bradycardia
    • AV Blocks
    • Liver Disease
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Hypotension
    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiogenic Shock
    • Headache / Dizziness
    • AV Block
  6. Dosage (Adult)
    VF/Pulse-less VT dose 300mg IV/IO repeat dise at 150mg after 3-5 mins

    Wide Complex tachycardia dose 150mg IV/IO over 10 mins

    Post resuscitation maintenance dose 1mg/min IV/IO for 6 hours

    Max Dose 2g IV/ IO over 24 hour period
  7. How Supplied
    150mg / 3cc vials

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