teex labetalol

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teex labetalol
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  1. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Class
    Sympathetic Blocker
  2. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Actions
    • 1. Selectively blocks Alpha 1
    • 2. Nonselectively blocks Beta receptors
  3. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Indications
    Hypertensive crisis
  4. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Contraindications
    • 1. Bronchial Asthma
    • 2. Congestive Heart Failure
    • 3. Heart Block
    • 4. Bradycardia
    • 5. COPD
    • 6. Cardiogenic shock
  5. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Precautions
    • 1. Constantly monitor vital signs and EKG
    • 2. Atropine should be available
  6. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Side Effects
    • 1. Bradycardia
    • 2. Heart block
    • 3. Congestive heart Failure
    • 4. Bronchospasm
    • 5. Postural hypotension
  7. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Dosage
    • 1. 20mg by slow IV infusion over 2 minutes; doses of 40mg can be repeated in 10 minutes until desired supine blood pressure is obtained or until 300 mg of the medication has been administered
    • 2. 200 mg placed in 500ml of D5W to deliver 2 mg / min
  8. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Route
    IV infusion or slow IV push as described earlier
  9. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) How supplied
    100mg vial (5mg / ml in 20ml)
  10. Labetalol (Normodyne / Trandate) Pediatric Dosage
    Not established

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