DSU Paramedic medications doses

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  1. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dose adults
    650-1000mg PO
  2. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dose peds
    10-15mg/kg max 75mg/kg PO
  3. Aspirin Dose
    324mg PO
  4. Lorazepam (Ativan) Dose adults
    1-4mg over 2-5 minutes IV, IO
  5. Lorazepam (Ativan) Dose peds
    neonate 0.05mg/kg IV; children 0.1mg/kg max 4 mg IV, IO
  6. Ipratropium bromide (Atrovent) Dose adults
    0.5mg nebulizer
  7. Ipratropium bromide (Atrovent) Dose peds
    5-14 years 0.25-0.5mg every 20 min. Max.3 doses nebulizer
  8. Albuterol (Proventil, ventolin) Dose adults
    2.5mg max 3 doses Nebulizer
  9. Albuterol (Proventil, ventolin) Dose peds
    older than 12: 0.5mg/kg/hr Younger than 12: 0.15mg/kg or 0.5mg/kg/hr Nebulizer
  10. Adenosine (Adenocard) Dose adults
    6mg repeat 12 mg IV followed by 10cc rapid flush
  11. Adenosine (Adenocard) Dose peds
    above 50kg use adult; under 50kg 0.1mg/kg repeat 0.2 mg/kg IV followed by 10cc rapid flush
  12. Atropine Sulfate Dose adults Brady:
    0.5mg 3-5 minutes max 3 mg poisoning: 2-6 mg IV, IO
  13. Atropine Sulfate Dose peds
    • Adol: 0.02 mg/kg min.0.1 mg/kg max.1mg/dose total 2mg
    • Peds: 0.02 mg/kg min.0.1 mg/kg max. 0.5 mg/dose total 1 mg IV, IO
    • Poisoning 0.05 mg/kg every 10 min. IV, IO
  14. Activated Charcoal Dose:
    1 g/kg PO
  15. Amiodarone (Cordarone) Dose adults
    Pulseless: 300mg repeat 3-5 min 150mg; Pulse: 150 in 100 mL over 10 minutes IV, IO
  16. Amiodarone Dose peds Pulseless
    5 mg/kg (max. 300mg) R 3-5mins max 15 mg/kg Pulse: 5 mg/kg (max.300mg) repeat 10-60 min. max 15 mg/kg IV, IO
  17. Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Benadryl) Dose adults
    older than 12 years 25-50mg IV, IO, IM
  18. Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Benadryl) Dose peds
    1-1.25 mg/kg IV, IO, IM
  19. Calcium Chloride Dose adults
    500-1000mg over 10-15min. IV, IO
  20. Calcium Chloride Dose peds
    10-20 mg/kg IV, IO
  21. Dextrose Dose adults
    10-25g IV, IO
  22. Dextrose Dose peds
    above 2 years 2mL/kg D50; less 2 years 2-4mL D10 IV, IO
  23. Dopamine (Intropin) Dose
    Cardiac; 5-10mcg/kg/min IV, IO Vasopressor; 10-20mcg/kg/min IV, IO
  24. Epinephrine 1:1,000 Dose adults
    0.3-0.5 mg IM/Sub Q Brady; 1mcg/min IV infusion
  25. Epinephrine 1:1,000 Dose peds
    0.01mg/kg max 0.5mg IM/Sub Q Brady; 1mcg/min IV infusion
  26. Epinephrine 1:10,000 Dose adults
    Arrest; 1mg repeat every 3-5min. IV, IO
  27. Epinephrine 1:10,000 Dose peds
    Arrest 0.01mg/kg repeat 3-5 minutes 0.01mg/kg repeat 3-5min IV, IO
  28. Etomidate (Amidate) Dose
    above 10 years 0.2-0.6 mg/kg slowly IV
  29. Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Dose adults
    older than 12 years 0.5-1 mcg/kg/dose IM or slow IV, IO
  30. Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Dose peds
    under 12 years 1-2 mcg/kg/dose IM or slow IV, IO
  31. Furosemide (Lasix) Dose adults
    40-80mg IV, IO
  32. Furosemide (Lasix) Dose peds
    1 mg/kg IV, IO, IM
  33. Glucagon Dose adult
    Hypoglycemia; 1mg IV, IO, IM, SubQ Beta blocker OD 2-5mg IV, IO over 1 minute
  34. Glucagon Dose peds
    under 20kg 0.5mg IV, IO, IM, SubQ
  35. Haloperidol (Haldol) Dose adults
    mild 0.5-2mg, Mod. 5-10 mg, severe 10mg OP/IM
  36. Hydroxocobalamin Dose adults
    5g over 10 min max 10 g IV, IO
  37. Hydroxocobalamin Dose peds
    70 mg/kg IV, IO
  38. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) Dose
    1 mg/kg max 3 mg/kg IV, IO
  39. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) Infusion adult
    1-4mg/min IV, IO
  40. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) Infusion peds
    20-50mcg/kg/min IV, IO
  41. Magnesium Sulfate Dose adults
    torsade or arrhythmias 1-2g in 50-100mL DW5 over 5-60 min. IV,IO
  42. Magnesium Sulfate Dose peds
    25-50mg/kg over 10-20 min IV,IO
  43. Meperidine (Demerol) Dose adults
    50-150mg slowly PO/IM/Sub Q
  44. Meperidine (Demerol) Dose peds
    1-2mg/kg slowly PO/IM/Sub Q
  45. Morphine Sulfate Dose adults
    2-15mg IV, IO, IM, SubQ
  46. Morphine Sulfate Dose peds
    0.2mg/kg IV, IO, IM, SubQ
  47. Midazolam (Versed) Dose adults
    1-2mg max 5mg, elderly or chronically ill 1-1.5mg max 3.5 IV, IO
  48. Midazolam (Versed) Dose peds
    above two months 0.15mg/kg IV, IO
  49. Naloxone (Narcan) Dose adults
    0.4-2mg may repeat 1/3-2/3 original dose IV, IO, intranasally
  50. Naloxone (Narcan) Dose peds
    under 5 or 20kg 0.1mg/kg IV, IO, intranasally
  51. Nitroglycerin Dose adults
    0.4mg every 5 min. max of 3 doses Sublingual IV bolus: 12.5-25 mcg
  52. Nitroglycerin Infusion:
    5 mcg/min titrate to B/P
  53. Nitroglycerin Infusion peds
  54. Oxytocin (Pitocin) Dose
    3-10 units IM after placenta delivery
  55. Promethazine (Phenergan) Dose adults
    12.5-25 mg IV
  56. Phenylephrine (Neo-synephrine) Dose adults
    hypotension 2-5mg SubQ, IM 0.1-0.5mg IV shock: 100-180 mcg/min IV
  57. Phenylephrine (Neo-synephrine) Dose peds
    Hypotension: 0.1mg/kg/dose SubQ, IM shock: 5-20mcg/kg followed by 0.1-0.5 mcg/kg/min IV
  58. Propofol (Diprivan) Dose adults
    40 mg over 10 seconds maintenance infusion: 100-200mcg/kg/min IV
  59. Propofol (Diprivan) Dose peds
    2.5-3.5mg/kg over 30 seconds 125-300mcg/kg/min IV

    • Rocuronium (Zemuron) Dose adults
    • 0.6-1.2mg/kg IV
  60. Rocuronium (Zemuron) Dose peds
    older than 3 months 0.6mg/kg IV
  61. Sodium Bicarbonate Dose
    1 mEq/kg repeat 0.5 mEq/kg IV
  62. Succinylcholine (Anectine) Dose adults
    0.3-1mg/kg max 150mg IV; maintenance 0.04-0.07mg/kg 5-10 minutes as needed
  63. Succinylcholine (Anectine) Dose peds
    1mg/kg small children/infants 2mg/kg max 150mg IV; maintenance not recommended
  64. Alteplase (TPA) Dose under 60 kg
    30 mg IV over five seconds
  65. Alteplase (TPA) Dose 60-70 kg
    35 mg in 7mL IV over five seconds
  66. Alteplase (TPA) Dose 70-80 kg
    40mg in 8 mL IV over five seconds
  67. Alteplase (TPA) Dose80-90 kg
    45 mg in 9 mL IV over five seconds
  68. Alteplase (TPA) Dose Above 90 kg
    50mg in 10 mL IV over five seconds
  69. Vasopressin Dose
    40 units IV, IO.
  70. Vecuronium (Norcuron) Dose adults
    .08-0.1mg/kg IV, IO
  71. Vecuronium (Norcuron) Dose peds
    Less than 1 years 0.1mg/kg
  72. Ondansetron (Zofran) Dose adults
    4-8 mg max of 16 mg IV, IM, PO
  73. Ondansetron (Zofran) Dose peds
    2-12 years 0.1mg/kg IV, IM, PO
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DSU Paramedic medications doses
2013-09-07 15:18:09
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