Drug final (2)

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  1. DILTIAZEM
    • BRAND NAME: Cardizem
    • CLASS: Calcium channel blocker, calcium antagonist
  2. DILTIAZEM
    MOA
    • Slows the rapid ventricular rates: atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    • Reduces coronary and peripheral vascular resistance.
  3. DILTIAZEM
    Indications
    • Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter
    • PSVT refractory to adenosine
    • (if adenosine doesn't work)
  4. DILTIAZEM
    Adult Dosage:
    • 0.25 mg/kg IVP (usually 20 mg)
    • over 2 minutes
  5. DILTIAZEM slows fast heart rates down for stable patients

    Atrial fibrillation / Atrial flutter
    Synchronized cardioversion slows heart rates down for unstable patients

    Atrial fibrillation / Atrial flutter
  6. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    CLASS:
    • Electrolyte
    • Tocolytic
  7. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    MOA
    Decreases myocardial irritability and neuromuscular irritability
  8. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Indications and Field Use:
    • Torsade de pointes
    • VF/Pulseless VT refractory to lidocaine and/or amiodarone
    • Pre-term labor (PTL)
    • Pregnancy-induced hypertension
    • Pre-eclampsia and/or eclampsia
    • Hyperreactive Airway - Severe Asthma
  9. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Adult dosage: VF/Pulseless VT
    • 1-2 Gm IV in 50-100 ml NS or D5W, over 1-2
    • minutes.
  10. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Adult dosage: Torsade de pointes
    • 1-2 Gm IV in 50-100 ml NS or D5W over 1-2
    • minutes
    • (followed by the same amount infused over 1 hour)
  11. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Adult dosage:Respiratory/Severe Asthma
    2 Gm in 50 ml NS or D5W over 5 to 10 minutes
  12. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Adult dosage: Pregnancy induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia
    • 3-6 Gm over 10-15 minutes
    • (4 Gm in 100 ml D5W, LR or NS)
  13. MAGNESIUM SULFATE
    Adult dosage: Pre-term labor (PTL):
    • 4-6 Gm over 15-20 minutes
    • (4 Gm to 100 ml D5W, LR or NS)

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