Thiamine

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Thiamine
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Thiamine Vitamin B1 Paramedic Drug Study
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  1. Thiamine

    Names / Class
    Vitamin B1

    Vitamin
  2. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Mechanism of Action
    Allows normal breakdown of glucose
  3. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • Rapid
    • Varies
    • Varies
    • Not Applicable
  4. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Indications
    • Coma of unknown origin (esp. if alcohol may be involved)
    • Delirium Tremens (DT's)
  5. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Contraindications
    None in the emergency setting
  6. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Precautions
    Should not be used as part of a "coma cocktail"
  7. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Side Effects
    • Hypotension
    • Dyspnea
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Anaphylaxis (rare)
  8. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Adult Dose
    100 mg IV or IM
  9. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Pedi Dose
    Rarely indicated
  10. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Max Dose
    100 mg
  11. Thiamine / Vitamin B1

    Routes / How Supplied
    • IV
    • IM

    Unknown

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