Lorazepam

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bryantfire
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Lorazepam
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2013-08-10 13:35:45
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  1. Lorazepam
    (a) Name
    (b) Classification
    (a) Ativan

    • (b) Anticonvulsant
    •      Benzodiazepine
    •      CNS depressant
    •      Sedative
  2. Lorazepam
         Action
    • Depresses the CNS
    • Relaxes skeletal muscle
  3. Lorazepam
    (a) Indications
    (b) Contraindications
    • (a) Seizures (status epilepticus)
    •      Anxiety

    • (b) Hypersensitivity
    •      Acute alcohol intoxication
  4. Lorazepam
         Adverse Effects
    • Cardiovascular
    • Hypotension
    • Bradycardia
    • Angina

    • Respiratory
    • Depression
  5. Lorazepam
    (a) Administration
    • (a) 2mg slow IV/IO over 2 mins diluted in
    •         equal amt NS. Titrate to desired effect.
    •         May rpt every 10 mins to max dose of
    •         4mg.
    •      2mg IM. May rpt after 10 mins. Max dose
    •        4mg.
  6. Lorazepam
         Action
    N/A
  7. Lorazepam
    (a) Onset
    (b) Duration
    • (a) IV 1-5 mins
    •      IM 15-30 mins

    (b) 12-24 hrs
  8. Lorazepam
         Note
    • Use flumazenil to reverse the effects of
    •   lorazepam

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