Phenobarbitol

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Phenobarbitol
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2013-05-11 11:20:09
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Phenobarbitol Luminol Barbituate
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Phenobarbitol Paramedic Drug Study
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  1. Phenobarbitol

    Names / Class
    Luminal

    Barbituate
  2. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Mechanism of Action
    • Suppresses spread of seizure activity through the motor cortex.
    • Central nervous system depressant.
  3. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • IV:
    • 5 - 15 minutes
    • 30 minutes
    • 4 - 6 hours
    • 2 - 6 days
  4. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Indications
    • Major motor seizures
    • Status epilepticus
    • Acute anxiety states
  5. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Contraindications
    • Known hypersensitivity to the med
    • Hx of hypersensitivity to barbituates
  6. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Precautions
    • Respiratory depression
    • Hypotension
    • Can cause hyperactivity in children
    • Extravasation may cause tissue necrosis
    • Monitor respiratory function and BP carefully
  7. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Side Effects
    • Drowsiness
    • Children may become hyperactive
    • Altered mental status
    • Agitation
    • Hypoventilation
    • Apnea
    • Bradycardia
    • Syncope
    • HA
    • Nausea / Vomiting
  8. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Adult Dose
    • Status Epilepticus:
    • 100 - 250 mg slow IV
  9. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Max Dose
    Unknown - 250 mg?
  10. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Pedi Dose
    10 mg/kg
  11. Phenobarbitol / Luminal

    Routes / How Supplied
    • Slow IV
    • IM

    Vial?

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