Reglan

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Reglan
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2013-06-23 17:31:24
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Reglan Metoclopromide antiemetic paramedic drug study
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Reglan Metoclopromide
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  1. Reglan

    Names / Class
    Metoclopramide

    Phenothiazine antiemetic
  2. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Mechanism of Action
    Antiemetic, reduces gastroesophageal reflux, promotes emptying of the stomach (lower esophageal sphincter).
  3. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • 1 - 3 minutes
    • 1.5 hours
    • 1 - 3 hours
    • 2.5 - 6 hours
  4. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Indications
    • Nausea & Vomiting
    • Gastroesophogeal reflux
  5. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Contraindications
    • GI hemorrhage
    • Bowel obstruction or perforation
    • Hypersensitivity to the med
  6. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Precautions
    • Extrapyramidal (dystonic) symptoms have been reported
    • May impair mental and physical ability
    • Benadryl s/be available
  7. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Side Effects
    • Drowsiness
    • Mental depression may occur
    • Hypotension
    • HTN
    • Tachycardia
    • Bradycardia
    • Diarrhea
  8. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Adult Dose
    10 mg  slow IV push over 1 - 2 minutes or diluted in 50 mL NA over 15 minutes
  9. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Pedi Dose
    Rarely used
  10. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Max Dose
    20 mg
  11. Reglan / Metoclopramide

    Routes / How Supplied
    • IV
    • IM

    Unknown

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