Paramedic Medications

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  1. Nitrous Oxide
    Indications
    • Severe Pain
    • Severe Anxiety
    • Chest Pain
  2. Nitrous Oxide
    Dose
    50% Nitrous/ 50% Oxygen
  3. Amidate/Etomidate
    Indications
    • Sedation
    • RSI
  4. Amidate/Etomidate
    Dose
    0.1 - 0.3 mg/kg
  5. Morphine/Duramorph
    Indications
    Moderate-severe pain
  6. Morphine/Duramorph
    Dose
    2-10 mg
  7. Fentanyl/Sublimaze
    Indications
    Moderate - Severe Pain
  8. Fentanyl/Sublimaze
    Dose
    1 mcg/kg
  9. Valium/Diazepam
    Indications
    • Anxiety
    • Seizure
    • premed - cardioversion
  10. Valium/Diazepam
    Dose
    2-15 mg
  11. Versed/Midazolam
    Indications
    • Anxiety
    • Seizure
    • Sedation
  12. Versed/Midazolam
    Dose
    1-5 mg
  13. Ativan/Lorazepam
    Indications
    • Anxiety
    • Seizure
    • Sedation
  14. Ativan/Lorazepam
    Dose
    2-4 mg
  15. Narcan/Naxolone
    Indications
    Opiate Overdose
  16. Narcan/Naloxone
    Dose
    0.4 - 2 mg
  17. Succinylcholine/Anectine
    Indications
    RSI
  18. Succinylcholine/Anectine
    Dose
    1 - 1.5 mg/kg
  19. Vecuronium/Norcuron
    Indications
    RSI
  20. Vecuronium/Norcuron
    Dose
    0.08 - 0.1 mg/kg
  21. Ketamine/Ketalar
    Indications
    RSI
  22. Ketamine/Ketalar
    Dose
    1.0 - 4.5 mg/kg
  23. Romazicon/Flumazenil
    Indications
    Benzodiazepine Overdose
  24. Romazicon/Flumazenil
    Dose
    • .02 mg over 30 seconds
    • max 1 mg
  25. Zofran/Ondansetron
    Indications
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
  26. Zofran/Ondansetron
    Dose
    4 - 8 mg
  27. Pitocin/Oxytocin
    Indications
    Postpartum vaginal bleeding
  28. Pitocin/Oxytocin
    Dose
    10 - 20 units in 500mL D5W
  29. Reglan/Metoclopramide
    Indications
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
  30. Reglan/Metoclopramide
    Dose
    10 - 20 mg slow IV
  31. Glucagon
    Indication
    Hypoglycemia
  32. Glucagon
    Dose
    1 mg
  33. Thiamine
    Indications
    • Alcoholism
    • Malnutrition
    • Coma of unknown origins
  34. Thiamine
    Dose
    100 mg
  35. Cyano Kit/ Hydroxocobalamin
    Indications
    Cyanide poisoning/ overdose
  36. Cyano Kit/ Hydroxocobalamin
    Dose
    5g over 15 minutes
  37. D10W
    Indications
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Neonatal resuscitation
  38. D10W
    Dose
    10% in water (hypertonic)
  39. D50W
    Indications
    Hypoglycemia
  40. D50W
    Dose
    25g in 50% solution (isotonic)
  41. Normal Saline
    Indications
    • Rehydration
    • Fluid Challenge
  42. Normal Saline
    Dose
    0.9% Sodium Chloride
  43. Lactated Ringers
    Indications
    Hypovolemic Shock
  44. Lactated Ringers
    Dose
    100mL/hr (isotonic)
  45. Dexamethasone/Hexadrol/Decadron
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • COPD
    • Anaphylaxis (after Epi & Benadryl)
  46. Dexamethasone/Hexadrol/Decadron
    Dose
    4 - 24 mg
  47. Revex/ Nalmefene
    Indications
    Opiate Overdose
  48. Revex/ Nalmefene
    Dosage
    05. - 1 mg
  49. Haldol/ Haloperidol
    Indications
    Psychosis
  50. Haldol/ Haloperidol
    Dose
    2 - 5 mg
  51. Procardia/ Nifedipine
    Indications
    • Hypertension
    • Angina
  52. Procardia/Nifedipine
    Dose
    10 mg
  53. 2-Pam/ Protpam/ Pralidoxine
    Indications
    Organophosphate Poisoning
  54. 2-Pam/ Protpam/ Pralidoxine
    Dose
    1 - 2g in 250-500mL saline
  55. Aminophylline
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • CHF
    • Pulmonary Edema
  56. Aminophylline
    Dose
    5 - 10 mg/kg/hr
  57. Bronkosol/Isoetharine
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • Bronchitis
    • Emphysema
  58. Bronkosol/Isoetharine
    Dose
    0.5 mL  inhaled
  59. Epinephrine 1:1,000
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • COPD
    • Allergic Reaction
  60. Epinephrine 1:1,000
    Dose
    0.3 - 0.5mg/kg
  61. Albuterol
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • Allergy
  62. Albuterol
    Dose
    2.5 mg in 3 mL saline
  63. Brethine/ Terbutaline
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • Bronchospasm
  64. Brethine/ Terbutaline
    Dose
    0.25 mg SQ
  65. Alupent/ Metaproterenol
    Indications
    • Asthma
    • Emphysema
    • Bronchospasm
  66. Alupent/ Metaproterenol
    Dose
    0.2 - 0.3 mL in 2-3 mL saline
  67. Benadryl/ Diphenhydramine
    Indications
    • Allergic reaction
    • Anaphylaxis
  68. Benadryl/ Diphenhydramine
    Dose
    25 - 50mg
  69. Magnesium Sulfate
    Indications
    • Torsades des Pointes
    • Asthma
  70. Magnesium Sulfate
    Dose
    1 - 4 g
  71. Atrovent/ Ipratropium
    Indications
    Bronchospasm assoc w/ asthma
  72. Atrovent/ Ipratropium
    Dose
    500 mcg in SVN
  73. Solu-medrol/ methylprednisolone
    Indications
    Asthma
  74. Solu-Medrol/ Methylprednisolone
    Dose
    125 - 250mg
  75. Epinephrine 1:10,000
    Indications
    • Ventricular Fibrillation (Vfib)
    • Ventricular Tachycardia (Vtach)
    • Asystole
    • PEA
  76. Epinephrine 1:10,000
    Dose
    1 mg every 3-5 minutes
  77. Dopamine/Intropin
    Indications
    • Symptomatic bradycardia
    • Hypotension
  78. Dopamine/Intropin
    Dose
    2-20 mcg/kg/min
  79. Vasopressin/Pitressin
    Indications
    • Ventricular Fibrillation (Vfib)
    • Ventricular Tachycardia (Vtach)
    • Asystole
    • PEA
  80. Vasopressin/Pitressin
    Dose
    • 40 units
    • use in place of 1st or 2nd dose of Epi 1:10,000
  81. Atropine
    Indications
    Symptomatic bradycardia
  82. Atropine
    Dose
    • 0.5 mg every 3-5 minutes
    • 3mg max
  83. Aspirin
    Indications
    Chest Pain
  84. Aspirin
    Dose
    81 - 324 mg PO (chewed)
  85. Nitroglycerin
    Indications
    • Chest Pain
    • CHF
  86. Nitroglycerin
    Dose
    • 0.4 mg every 3-5 minutes
    • 3 doses max
  87. Amiodarone
    Indications
    • Ventricular Fibrillation (Vfib)
    • Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia (Vtach)
    • Unstable Ventricular Tachycardia (Vtach)
  88. Amiodarone
    Dose
    • Vfib/pulseless Vtach - 300 mg 1st dose
    •                               150 mg 2nd dose
    • unstable Vtach        150 mg slow (over 10 min)
  89. Adenosine/Adenocard
    Indications
    • Stable narrow-complex SVT
    • Unstable narrow-complex SVT(prior to cardioversion)
  90. Adenosine/Adenocard
    Dose
    • 6mg 
    • repeat 12 mg after 1-2 minutes
  91. Lopressor/Metaprolol
    Indications
    • Hypertension
    • Unstable Angina
  92. Lopressor/Metaprolol
    Dose
    5 mg
  93. Calcuim Chloride
    Indications
    • Calcium Channel Blocker overdose
    • Arrhythmias assoc w/ hyopcalcemia & hyperkalemia
  94. Calcium Chloride
    Dose
    • Calcium Channel OD - 2-4mg/kg
    • Arrhythmias - 8-16mg/kg
  95. Cardizem/ Diltiazem
    Indications
    • Stable narrow-complex tachycardia
    • Rapid Atrial fibrillation (Afib)
  96. Cardizem/ Diltiazem
    Dose
    0.25mg/kg
  97. Sodium Bicarbonate
    Indications
    • Cardiac Arrest
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Tricyclic Antidepressant overdose
  98. Sodium Bicarbonate
    Dose
    1mEq/kg
  99. Duoneb
    Indications
    Asthma
  100. Duoneb
    Dose
    • Albuterol 2.5mg in 3mL saline
    • Atrovent  0.5mg
  101. Procainamide/Pronestyl
    Indications
    Ventricular Tachycardia w/pulse
  102. Procainamide/Pronestyl
    Dose
    20-50 mg/min
  103. Lidocaine/Xylocaine
    Indications
    Cardiac Arrest
  104. Lidocaine/Xylocaine
    Dose
    1 - 1.5mg/kg
  105. Bumex/ Bumetanide
    Indications
    • CHF
    • Pulmonary Edema
  106. Bumex/Bumetanide
    Dose
    0.5 - 1.0 mg
  107. Calcuim Gluconate
    Indications
    • Hypocalcemia
    • Cardiac Arrest
  108. Calcium Gluconate
    Dose
    1 - 3 g
  109. Labetalol/Normodyne
    Indications
    Hypertension
  110. Labetalol/Normodyne
    Dose
    20mg over 2 min
  111. Lasix/Furosemide
    Indications
    • CHF
    • Pulmonary Edema
  112. Lasix/Furosemide
    Dose
    0.5 - 1.0mg/kg
  113. Tridil/Nitroglycerin Drip
    Indications
    Angina
  114. Tridil/ Nitroglycerin Drip
    Dose
    5 mcg/min
  115. Nitroglycerin Paste
    Indications
    • Angina 
    • Chest Pain
  116. Nitroglycerin Paste
    Dose
    1-2 inches topical

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