Respiratory Meds

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knog1
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252596
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Respiratory Meds
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2013-12-11 12:42:02
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Paramedic Medication
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Respiratory drugs used in National Paramedic Course
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  1. AMINOPHYLLINE
     DOSAGE & INDICATION
    5-10 mg/kg/hour

    asthma, bronchospasm, CHF, pulmonary edema
  2. ISOETHARINE/ BRONKOSOL
    Dosage & Indication
    0.5mL Inhalation

    asthma, bronchitis, emphysemia
  3. EPINEPHRINE 1:1,000
    Dosage & Indication
    0.3 - 0.5mg  SQ or IM

    asthma, COPD, allergic reaction
  4. ALBUTEROL/ VENTOLIN/ PROVENTIL
    Dosage & Indication
    • SVN: 2.5mg in 3.0mL saline
    • MDI: 1-2 Inhalations

    asthma, bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, hyperkalemia
  5. TERBUTALINE/ BRETHINE
    Dosage & Indication
    • 0.25mg SQ
    • MDI: 2 inhalations 1 minute apart

    asthma, bronchospasm, preterm labor
  6. METAPROTERENOL/ ALUPENT
    Dosage & Indication
    • MDI: 2-3 inhalations
    • SVN: 0.2 - 0.3mL in 2-3mL saline

    asthma, bronchospasm, emphysemia
  7. DIPHENHYDRAMINE/ BENADRYL
    Dosage & Indication
    25-50mg slow IV/ deep IM

    allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, sedation, dystonic reactions
  8. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Dosage & Indication
    1-2g IV

    CNS depressant, bronchodilator, antiarrhythmic, anticonvulsant 
  9. IPRATROPIUM/ ATROVENT
    Dosage & Indication

    SVN: 500mcg

    bronchospasm assoc w/ COPD & asthma
  10. METHYLPREDNISOLONE/ SOLU-MEDROL
    Dosage & Indication
    125-250mg  IV  IO

    asthma, COPD, anaphylaxis

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