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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.
Totreat life threatening ventricular and supraventricular dysrythmias frequently A-Fib
Precautions and Side Effects
Headache / Dizziness
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