Benadryl

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Author:
TLit09
ID:
2949
Filename:
Benadryl
Updated:
2009-12-13 11:19:27
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Medications
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Description:
Benadryl
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  1. What class is Benadryl?
    Antihistamine, anitcholinergic
  2. What is the mechanism of action for Benadryl?
    Blocks celluar histamine receptors, decreases vasodialation, decreases motion sickness
  3. What are the indications of Benadryl?
    Allergy relief, allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, motion sickness
  4. What are the contraindications of Benadryl?
    Asthma, glaucoma, pregnancy, hypertension
  5. What is the dosage of Benadryl?
    • 25-50mg IV Adult
    • 1-2mg/kg IV Pedi
  6. What is the duration of action for Benadryl?
    Onset is 2min, peak effect 10min, duration is 1-2min after infusion discontinued

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