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Slows conduction time through the A-V node and interrupt the reentry pathways of the A-V node. Half life of 10 seconds and does not cause a decrease in blood pressure.
- PSVT (Refractory to vagal maneuvers)
- PSVT associated with WPW
- Wide Complex Tachycardia
- Second or third degree A-V Block
Precautions and Side Effects
- Chest Discomfort
- Respiratory Distress
Initial Adult Dose: 6mg given as a rapid IVP, in closet port to the patient, with a 10 mL flush being pushed at the same time at the next port away from the patient
Repeat Adult Dose: 12mg given as a rapid IVP, in closet port to the patient, with a 10 mL flush being pushed at the same time at the next port away from the patient
May repeat the 12mg dose one more time to a max of 30mg
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