teex verapamil

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teex verapamil
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  1. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Class
    Calcium Channel Blocker
  2. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Actions
    • 1. Delays conduction through AV node
    • 2. Slows SA- no discharge
    • 3. decreases ventricular response rate
    • 4. decreases myocardial oxygen demand
    • 5. antagonizes calcium effects
  3. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Indications
    • 1. PSVT refractory to adenosine and vagal maneuver
    • 2. A-Fib / A-Flutter with rapid ventricular response
  4. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Contraindications
    • 1. cardiogenic shock
    • 2. heart failure
    • 3. hypotension due to tachycardia
    • 4. sick sinus syndrome
    • 5. patient on beta-blockers
    • 6. AMI
    • 7. wide complex tachycardia
  5. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Precautions
    digitalis administration
  6. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Side Effects
    • 1. Nausea / vomitting
    • 2. hypotension
    • 3. dizziness
    • 4. headache
    • 5. pulmonary edema due to heart failure
    • 6. AV blocks,
    • 7. bradycardia
    • 8. cardiac arrest
  7. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Dosage
    2.5 - 5.0 mg slow IV push (over 1 to 2 minutes) repeated 20 -30 minutes if PSVT doesn't convert
  8. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Route
    IV
  9. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) How supplied
    ampule: 5mg / 2ml
  10. Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan) Pediatrics
    not recommended

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