NREMT Paramedic drugs

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  1. adenosine
    • 6 mg, 12 mg Rapid IV
    • Ped-.1mg/kg, .2 mg/kg
  2. tylenol
    • 325-650 mg PO
    • ped: 10-15 mg/kg PO
  3. activated charcoal
    1 gm/kg adult and ped
  4. albuterol (proventil, ventolin)
    • 2.5 mg in 3 cc solution nebulized
    • peds: .05mg/kg
  5. amiodorone (cordarone)
    • w/out pulse-300 mg w/ pulse 150 mg IV
    • peds: 5 mg/kg
  6. amyl nitrate
    • used for cyanide poisoning
    • dose:1 amp crushed, inhaled (peds same)
  7. atenolol (tenormin)
    • B Blocker, HTN, chest pain
    • 50 mg PO
    • no peds
    • Cx-CHF, shock, block
  8. Calcium chloride
    • increases cardiac contractility
    • indication: Calcium channel blocker OD
    • black widow bite or portuguese man o war
    • antidote for mag sulfate
    • Cx: pt's on Dig
    • Dose: 2-4 mg/kg
    • peds: 5-7 mg/kg
  9. Dexamethasone (decadron)
    • steroid-indications: cerebral edema, anaphalaxis (after epi and benadryl), asthma, COPD
    • dose:4-24 mg IV
    • peds: .2-.5 mg/kg
  10. Dextrose
    • 25 g
    • peds: 2 ml/kg
  11. valium (diazepam)
    • 5-10 mg IV, IM, Rectal
    • Peds: .1 mg/kg
  12. Digoxin
    • indications: heart failure, a fib/flutter
    • contra: V rhythms, AV block
    • .25-1 mg IV
  13. diltiazem (cardizem)
    • antiarrythmic, CCB
    • indication: SVT, rapid A fib, HTN
    • .25 mg/kg IV over 2 mins
    • Peds: rarely used
  14. benadryl
    • 25-50 mg IV, IM
    • peds: 1-2 mg/kg
    • Cx: asthma, nursing mothers
  15. dopamin (inopin)
    • indications: septic, cardio shocks, severe CHF
    • contra: hypovolemia
    • 2-20 mcg/kg/min 400 mg in 250 ml of D5W
    • peds: same
  16. Epi
    • 1 mg IV cardiac arrest
    • .3-.5 mg SQ asthma, anaphylaxis
    • peds: .01 mg IV bradycardia, cardia arrest, anaphylaxis
  17. fentanyl
    • 25-100 mcg IV, IM, IN
    • PEDS: 1-2 mcg/kg
  18. flumazenil (romazicon)
    • .2 mg IV over 30 secs
    • peds: .01 mg/kg
  19. furosemide (lasix)
    • .5-1 mg/kg
    • peds-1 mg/kg
    • contra-allergy to sulfa
  20. glucagon
    • hypoglycemia: 1 mg
    • BB OD: 3 mg
    • peds: .03-.1mg/kg
  21. haldol
    2-5 mg
  22. ketamine (ketalar)
    • 1-2 mg/kg IV
    • peds: same
    • Cx: HTN, CVA, head injury
  23. lorazepam (ativan)
    • seizures: 2 mg IV/IM
    • peds: .1 mg/kg
  24. Magnesium sulfate
    • preeclampsia: 4 g
    • torsades: 1-2 g IV
    • peds: 25-50 mg/kg IV
  25. meperidine (demerol)
    • 25-50 mg IV 50-100 IM
    • peds: 1 mg/kg
  26. methylprednisolone (solu medrol)
    • anaphylaxis, asthma/COPD 125-250 mg IV/IM
    • suspected spinal injury 30 mg/kg
    • peds: 1-2 mg/kg
  27. morphine
    • 2-10 mg IV, IM
    • peds: .1-.2 mg/kg
  28. midazolam (versed)
    • 1-5 mg IV/IN
    • peds .1 mg/kg
  29. ondanosterone (zofran)
    • 4 mg IV, IM, SL
    • peds: same
  30. phenobarbital
    15-18 mg/kg IV
  31. procainamide (prnestyl)
    PVCs, V tach, refractory to lido
  32. promethazine (phenergan)
    • 12.5-25 mg IV/IM
    • peds .5 mg/kg (contraindicated <2)
  33. bicarb
    • 1 mEq/kg IV
    • peds: same

    indications: metabolic acidosis, tricyclic OD, aspirin, barbituates
  34. terbutaline (brethine)
    • bronchodilator
    • 2.5-5 mg
  35. vasopressin (PITRESSIN)
    • 40 units given in place of 1 dose of epi
    • peds: X
  36. thiamine (vitamin B1)
    • unknown coma, alcoholism, DTs
    • 100 mg IV/IM
    • peds 10-25 mg

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