teex diphenhydramine

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teex diphenhydramine
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2010-06-17 13:24:05
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TEEX medic diphenhydramine benadryl
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  1. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Class
    Antihistamine
  2. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Actions
    • 1. Blocks histamine receptors
    • 2. Has some sedative effects
  3. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Indications
    • 1. All levels of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis in conjunction with epinephrine
    • 2. Extrapyramidal effects (dystonic reactinos) area characterized by uncontrolled muscle twitching, lateral eye deviation, and feeling of a thick tounge due to phenothiazine (thorazine, compazine, antipsychotics, narcotic potentiators and antiemetics) overdose
  4. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Contraindications
    • 1. COPD including asthma
    • 2. Pregant or nursing mothers
  5. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Precautions
    • 1. Hypotension
    • 2. Enlarged prostate
    • 3. glaucoma
  6. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Side Effects
    • 1. Sedation resulting in drowsiness and lethargy
    • 2. Dries bronchial secretions resulting in wheezing
    • 3. Blurred vision
    • 4. Headache
    • 5. Palpitations
  7. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Dosage
    25-50 mg
  8. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Route
    Slow IV Push or Deep IM
  9. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) How Supplied
    Ampule or prefilled syringe: 50mg / mL
  10. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Pediatric Dosage
    1mg / kg up to 25mg

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