teex thiamine

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teex thiamine
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  1. Thiamine (B1) Class
    Vitamin
  2. Thiamine (B1) Actions
    Assists in converting glucose into energy
  3. Thiamine (B1) Indications
    • 1. coma of unknown origin
    • 2. chronic alcoholism with associated coma
    • 3. Delirium tremens
    • 4. Precursor of D50 to prevent Wernicke's Encephalopathy in alcoholics
    • 5. Beriberi
  4. Thiamine (B1) Contraindications
    None
  5. Thiamine (B1) Precautions
    • When giving with D50 and Narcan, must precede D50 and give in the following order:
    • Thiamine
    • D50
    • Narcan
  6. Thiamine (B1) Side Effects
    • 1. Slight vasodilation and hypotension
    • 2. Overdoses may result in weakness, dyspnea, and respiratory failure
  7. Thiamine (B1) Dosage
    100 mg (50 IV - 50 IM)
  8. Thiamine (B1) Route
    IV or IM
  9. Thiamine (B1) How supplied
    vial: 50 mg / 1ml or 100mg / 1ml
  10. Thiamine (B1) Pediatrics
    Not indicated

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