Amiodarone

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Author:
TLit09
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2985
Filename:
Amiodarone
Updated:
2009-12-13 17:13:07
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Medications
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Amiodarone
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  1. What class is Amiodarone?
    Antidysrhythmic
  2. What are the indications for Amiodarone?
    V-Fib, V-Tach, SVT
  3. What are the contraindications for Amiodarone?
    Hypotension, cardiogenic shock
  4. What is the dosage for Amiodarone?
    300mg IVP in cardiac arrest, 150mg in tachycardias infused over 10min
  5. What is the mechanism of action for Amiodarone?
    Blocks sodium channels and myocardial potassium channels
  6. What is the duration of action for Amiodarone?
    Onset is immediate, duration is 35-45min

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