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  1. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Class
    Antihistamine
  2. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Action
    Antiemetic
  3. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Indications
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Motion Sickness
    • To potentiate the effects of analgesics
  4. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)Contraindications
    • Comatose states
    • Patients who have receved large amounts of depressants (including alcohol)
  5. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Precautions
    • Use with caution in patients with seizure disorder
    • Asthma
  6. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Side effects
    • May impair mental and physical ability
    • Dowsiness
  7. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Dosage
    • Slow IV: 12.5-25.0 mg
    • IM or PO: 50-100 mg
  8. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Route
    • IV
    • IM
    • ORAL
  9. Dimenhydrinate (Gravol, Dramamine)
    Ped dose
    Un availabile
  10. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Class
    Hormone (hypoglycemic agent)
  11. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Action
    • Causes uptakeĀ of glucose level
    • Promotes glucose storage
  12. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Indication
    • Elevated blood glucose
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  13. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Contraindications
    Avoid over combisation of blood glucose level; if possible admin should wait till the pt is in the ER
  14. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Precautions
    • Administration of excessive dose may induse hypoglycemia
    • Glucose should be availble
  15. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Dosage
    10-25 units regular insulin IV followed by an infusion at 0.1 units/kg/hr
  16. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Route
    • IV
    • SQ
  17. Insulin (Humilin, Novolin, Iletin)
    Ped dosage
    based on glucose level
  18. Glucagon
    Class
    Hormone
  19. Glucagon
    Action
    • Causes brakedown of glycogen to glucose
    • Inhidits glycogen synthesis
    • Increases cardiac contractial force
    • Increases heart rate
  20. Glucagon
    Indication
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Beta-blocker overdose
  21. Glucagon
    Contraindication
    Hypersensativity to the med
  22. Glucagon
    Precautions
    • effective only if there are sufficent stores of glycogen with in the liver
    • Use caution in patients with cardiovascular or reanal disease
    • draw blood for glucose before admin
  23. Glucagon
    side effects
    Few in emergincy situation
  24. Glucagon
    Dosage
    • IV: 0.25-0.5 unit
    • IM: 1.0 mg
  25. Glucagon
    Route
    • IV
    • IM
  26. Glucagon
    Ped dose
    0.03 mg/kg

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Pam week 8 drugs
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2014-10-03 02:12:48
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