Mod 3 w/ Respiratory drugs

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Mod 3 w/ Respiratory drugs
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MONOC Mod3 review w/ respiratory emergency pharmacology drugs
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  1. What is the classification of Albuterol?
    Bronchodilator, Beta agonist
  2. What are the indications for Albuterol?
    Brochospasm, Allergic reaction/Anaphylaxis, Hyperkalemia
  3. What is the dose of Albuterol?
    2.5mg/3mL solution
  4. What is the route albuterol is administered?
    Nebulized / Inhaled
  5. What is the contraindications of Albuterol?
    Known hypersensitivity to the medication
  6. What are some of the side effects of Albuterol?
    Palpitations, Anxiety, Tremors, Headache, Dizziness, Tachycardia
  7. What is the first line drug used for asthmatics?
    Albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin)
  8. What are the two types of Corticosteroids used for asthmatics?
    Solu-Medrol, Decadron
  9. A Mineral/Electrolyte medication that can be used in some cases for patients suffering from an asthma attack
    Magnesium Sulfate
  10. What is the dose range of Magnesium Sulfate?
    1-2 grams
  11. What is the classification of Magnesium sulfate?
    Mineral/Electrolyte
  12. What is the action of Magnesium Sulfate in an asthma attack?
    Smooth muscle relaxer; Brochodilator
  13. What are the contraindications of Magnesium Sulfate?
    High degree heart blocks, Shock, Dialysis, Hypocalecemia
  14. What is the route of Magnesium Sulfate?
    IV
  15. What are some side effects of Magnesium Sulfate?
    Flushing, Sweating, Bradycardia, Respiratory Depression, Hypothermia
  16. What is another name for Methylprednisolone?
    Solu-Medrol
  17. What is the action of Solu-Medrol?
    Anti-Inflammatory; suppresses immune response
  18. What are the indications of Solu-Medrol?
    Asthma, COPD, Anaphylaxis
  19. What are the contraindications of Solu-Medrol?
    Hypersensitivity to the drug
  20. What is the dose of Solu-Medrol?
    125mg
  21. What are the routes of Solu-Medrol?
    IV, IO
  22. What are some of the side effects of Solu-Medrol?
    GI bleeding, Increased blood glucose levels
  23. The effects of Solu-Medrol are delayed and not typically seen in the prehospital setting, true or false?
    True
  24. What is another name for Dexamethasone?
    Decadron
  25. What is the action of Decadron?
    Reduces inflammation and the immune response
  26. What is the classification of Decadron?
    Corticosteroid
  27. What are the indications for use of Decadron?
    Inflammatory conditons (Asthma, COPD, Anaphylaxis) adrenal insufficiency
  28. What are the contraindications of Decadron?
    Fungal infections, known hypersensitivity
  29. What are some side effects of Decadron?
    Nausea/Vomiting, edema, hypertension
  30. What is the dose range of Decadron?
    1 - 6mg/kg with a max dose of 40mg
  31. What is the route Decadron is given?
    IV, IO

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