teex dilantin

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teex dilantin
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2010-06-15 17:36:01
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TEEX Dilantin phenytoin
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TEEX Medic Dilantin
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  1. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Class
    Anticonvulsant
  2. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Actions
    Decreases neuron excitibility through increasing sodium effluc from neurons
  3. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Indications
    • 1. Status Epilepticus
    • 2. Digitalis induced dysrhythmias
  4. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Contraindications
    • 1. Hypersensitivity
    • 2. Bradycardia
    • 3. High Degree Heart Block (2nd and 3rd Degree)
  5. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Precautions
    • 1. Do not administer faster than 50mg per min (causes hypotension)
    • 2. DO NOT mix with D5W- Precipitation Occurs
  6. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Side Effects
    • 1. Hypotension
    • 2. Heartblock
    • 3. Dysrhythmias
    • 4. Respiratory Depression
    • 5. CNS Depression
    • 6. Nausea / vomitting
    • 7. Blurred Vision
  7. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Dosage
    • Seizures: 10-20mg / kg SLOW IV push. Do not exceed 1 gm rate of 50mg / min
    • Dysrhythmias: 5-100 mg SLOW IV push every 5-10 minutes as needed to max of 1gm
  8. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Route
    IV
  9. Dilantin (Phenytoin) How Supplied
    Ampule: 125mg / 5ml
  10. Dilantin (Phenytoin) Pediatric Dosage
    • Seizures: 10-20mg / kg SLOW IV push (1-3 mg / kg / min) same precautions as adult
    • Dysrhythmias: 5mg / kg SLOW IV push

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