Lidocaine

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Author:
TLit09
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2946
Filename:
Lidocaine
Updated:
2009-12-13 11:02:53
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Medications
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Lidocaine
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  1. What class is Lidocaine?
    Antiarrhythmic
  2. What are the indications for Lidocaine?
    V-Tach, V-Fib, PVCs
  3. What are the contraindications for Lidocaine?
    Second or third degree heart block, bradycardia
  4. What is the dosage for Lidocaine?
    1-1.5mg/kg/min IV every 3-5 min until 3mg max dose
  5. What is the duration of action of Lidocaine?
    Onset is 1-3 min, peak effect 5-10 min...shelf life is 15min-2hrs
  6. What is the mechanism of action for Lidocaine?
    Decreases automaticity by slowing the rate of phase 4 depolarazation (slows HR)

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