Week 4 drugs pam 202

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  1. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Class
    Steroid
  2. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Actions
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Suppresses immune response (especially in allergic reactions)
  3. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Indication
    • Severe anaphylaxis
    • Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  4. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Contraindication
    None in the emergency setting
  5. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Precautions
    • Must be reconstituted and used promptly
    • Onset of action may be 2-6 hours, and thus the medication should not be expected to be of use in the critical first hour following an anaphylactic reaction
  6. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Side effects
    • GI Bleed
    • Prolonged wound healing
    • Suppression of natural steroids
  7. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Dosage
    General usage: 125-250 mg
  8. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Routes
    • IV
    • IM
  9. Methylprednisone (Solu-Medrol)
    Ped dosage
    30 mg/kg
  10. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Class
    Antiemetic
  11. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Action
    Blocks the serotonin receptors in the CTZ, the stomach and the small intestines
  12. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Indication
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
  13. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Contraindication
    Known hypersensitivity to the meds
  14. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Precautions
    Use with caution in patients taking serotonin blockers
  15. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Side effects
    • Headache
    • Lightheadedness
    • Dizziness
  16. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Dosage
    4-8 mg
  17. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Route
    • IV
    • IM
    • PO
  18. Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Ped dose
    0.15 mg/kg IV
  19. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Class
    Phenothiazine antiemetic
  20. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Action
    Antiemetic
  21. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Indication
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Migraine headache
  22. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Contraindications
    • Comatose states
    • Patients who have received a large amount of depressants (including alcohol)
    • Hypersensitivity to the med
  23. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Precautions
    Extrapyramidal (dystonic) symptoms have been reported
  24. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Side effects
    • May impair physical ability
    • Drowsiness
  25. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Dosage
    5-10 mg slow IV or IM
  26. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Routes
    • IV
    • IM
  27. Prochlorperazine (Compazine)
    Ped dose
    not recommended

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