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  1. Adenosine
    • (Adenocard) Antidysrhythmic
    • 6mg rapidly IV, then flush the line with saline, 12mg in 1 to 2 min if ineffective, 30mg max
  2. Albuterol
    • (Proventil, Ventolin)
    • 2.5mg in 2.5 to 3mL NS via nebulizer
  3. Amiodarone
    • (Cordarone, Pacerone) Antidysrhythmic
    • 150 to 300mg IV over 10 min, then 1mg/min over the next 6 hours
  4. Aminophylline
    (Somophyllin) Methylxanthine Blocker
  5. Aspirin
    • (Acetylsalicylic Acid) Analgesic, Antipyretic, Platelet Inhibitor, Antiinflammatory
    • 160 to 325mg PO
  6. Atropine
    • Parasympatholytic
    • 0.5mg IV repeat every 3 to 5 min up to 3mg (Symptomatic Bradycardia)
    • 1mg IV repeat every 3 to 5 min up to 3mg (asystole)
    • 2 to 5mg IV/IM/IO/10 to 15 min (Organophosphate poisoning)
  7. Ipratropium
    • (Atrovent) Anticholinergic
    • 500mcg in 2.5 to 3mL NS via nebulizer or 2 sprays MDI
  8. Bretylium
    • (Bretylol) Antidysrythmic
    • 5mg/kg IV, then 10mg/kg every 15 to 30 min to a max of 30mg/kg
  9. Butorphanol
    (Stadol) Narcotic Analgesic
  10. Chlordiazepoxide
    • (Librium) Benzodiazepine Derivative
    • 50 to 100 IV/IM
  11. Calcium Chloride
    • Electrolyte
    • 2 to 4mg/kg IV (10% solution) every 10 min as needed
  12. Chlorpromazine
    (Thorazine) Tranquilizer, Antipsychotic
  13. Dextrose 50% in Water
    • (D50) Carbohydrate
    • 25g IV
  14. Dobutamine
    • (Dobutrex) Sympathomimetic
    • 2 to 20mcg/kg/min
  15. Dopamine
    • (Intropin) Sympathomimetic
    • 2 to 5mcg/kg/min up to 20mcg/kg/min
  16. Diphenhydramine
    • (Benadryl) Antihistamine
    • 25 to 50mg IV/IM
  17. Diazepam
    • (Valium) Benzodiazepine
    • 5 to 10mg IV/IM (seizures)
    • 2 to 5mg IV/IM (anxiety)
    • 5 to 15mg IV (premed)
  18. Epinephrine
    • (Adrenalin) Sympathomimetic
    • 1mg 1:10000 IV/ 3 to 5 min (cardiac arrest)
    • 0.3 to 0.5mg 1:1000 SQ/ 5 to 15 min or 0.5 to 1mg 1:10000 IV if SQ dose ineffective (allergic reaction)
  19. Etomidate
    • (Amidate) Hypnotic
    • 0.1 to 0.3mg/kg IV over 15 to 30 sec
  20. Fentanyl
    • (Sublimaze) Narcotic Analgesic
    • 25 to 100mcg over 2 to 3 min
  21. Flumazenil
    • (Romazicon) Benzodiazepine Antagonist
    • 0.2mg IV over 30sec/min up to 1mg
  22. Furosemide
    • (Lasix) Diuretic
    • 40 to 120mg slow IV
  23. Haloperidol
    • (Haldol) Antipsychotic
    • 2 to 5mg IM
  24. Isoproterenol
    • (Isuprel) Sympathomimetic
    • 2 to 10mcg/min
  25. Lidocaine
    • (Xylocaine) Antidysrhythmic
    • 1 to 1.5mg/kg IV every 3 to 5 min up to 3 mg/kg (Cardiac Arrest)
    • 1 to 1.5mg/kg IV May repeat at 1/2 dose every 5 to 10 mins up to 3mg/kg (VTach with pulse)

    Follow both with infusion of 2 to 4mg/min
  26. Lorazepam
    • (Ativan) Benzodiazepine
    • 2 to 4mg IM; 0.5 to 2mg IV (sedation)
    • 2mg IV/ PR (status epilepticus)
  27. Magnesium Sulfate
    • Electrolyte
    • 1 to 2g IV over 2 min (VFib, VTach)
    • 1 to 2g IV followed by infusion of 0.5 to 1g/hr (Torsade de pointes)
    • 1 to 2g IV over 5 to 30 min (AMI)
    • 2 to 4g IV/IM (eclampsia)
  28. Meperidine
    • (Demerol) Narcotic Analgesic
    • 25 to 50mg IV, 50 to 100mg IM
  29. Methylprednisolone
    • (Solu-Medrol) Corticosteroid, Antiinflammatory
    • 125 to 250mg IV/IM (Asthma, COPD, anaphylaxis)
    • 30mg/kg IV over 15 min, after 45 min an infusion of 5.4mg/kg/hr (spinal cord injury)
  30. Metoclopramide
    • (Reglan) Antiemetic
    • 10 to 20mg IM; 10mg slow IV
  31. Midazolam
    • (Versed) Benzodiapine
    • 1 to 2.5mg slow IV; 0.07 to 0.08mg/kg IM (usually 5mg)
  32. Morphine
    • Narcotic Analgesic
    • 2.5 to 15mg IV; 5 to 20mg IM/SQ (pain)
    • 1 to 2mg/ 6 to 10min to response (AMI or PE)
  33. Naloxone
    • (Narcan) Narcotic Antagonist
    • 0.4 to 2mg IV/IM every 2 to 3 min up to 10mg
  34. Nitroglycerin
    • (Nitrostat) Nitrate
    • 1 tablet (0.4mg) SL repeated every 3 to 5 min up to 3 tablets
    • 1/2" topical ointment
    • 0.4mg (one spray) SL up to 3 sprays/25 min
  35. Nalbuphrine
    (Nubain) Narcotic Analgesic
  36. Pancuronium
    • (Pavulon) Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Blocker
    • 0.04 to 0.1mg/kg IV
  37. Phenytoin
    • (Dilantin) Anticonvulsant
    • 100mg Slow IV (over 5 min) to a max of 10000mg
  38. Procainamide
    • (Pronestyl) Antidysrhythmic
    • 20 to 30mg/min IV drip
    • Stop points:
    • -up to 17mg/kg
    • -ectopy resolves
    • -hypotension ensues
    • -QRS complex widens more than 50%
  39. Promethazine
    • (Phenergan) Antiemetic
    • 12.5 to 25mg IV/IM/PR
  40. Terbutaline
    (Brethine, Bricanyl) Sympathetic Agonist
  41. Tridil
    • (Nitroglycerin Injection) Vasodilator, Nitrate
    • 0.2 to 1.5mcg/kg/min
  42. Sodium Bicarbonate
    • (NaHCO3) Alkalizing Agent
    • 1 mEq/kg IV then 0.5 mEq/kg/10 min
  43. Succinylcholine
    • (Anectice) Depolarizing Neuromuscular Blocker
    • 1 to 1.5mg/kg IV/IM
  44. Thiamine
    • Vitamin
    • 50 to 100mg IV/IM
  45. Vasopressin
    • (Pitressin) Hormone, Vasopressor
    • 40 units IV (arrest)
    • 0.2 to 0.4 units/min IV drip (esophageal varices)
  46. Vecuronium
    • (Nocuron) Nondepolarzing Neuromuscular Blocker
    • 0.08 to 0.1mg/kg IV
  47. Verapamil
    • (Isoptin, Calan) Calcium Channel Blocker
    • 2.5 to 5mg IV bolus over 2 to 3 min, then 5 to 10mg after 15 to 30min to a max of 30mg in 30 min
  48. Zofran
    • Antiemetic
    • single 24mg tablet ODT; 4mg IV over 30 sec

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