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meds
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2010-09-30 00:49:16
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  1. what is the dosage of magnesium sulfate in adults with torsade de pointes w/ a pulse or AMI w/ hypomagnesemia
    loading dose 1-2g mixed in 50-100 ml D5W over 5-60 min IV/IO
  2. what is the dosage of magnesium sulfate in adults in cardiac arrest due to hypomagnesemia or torsade de pointes?
    1-2g (2-4ml of a 50%solution) diluted in 10 ml of D5W IV/IO over 5-20 min
  3. what is the dosage of magnesium sulfate for adults with seizure activity w/ pregnancy
    1-4 g IV/IO over 3 min. (max 30-40g/day)
  4. what is the asthma dosage for pediatric of magnesium sulfate
    25-50 mg/kg (max 2g) over 10-20 min
  5. what is the pediatric IV/IO infusion dosage for magnesium sulfate
    25-50 mg/kg (max 2g) over 10-20 min, faster for torsade de pointe
  6. how is magnesium sulfate supplied
    10%, 12%, 50% solution in 80, 100, 125 mg/ml
  7. side effects of magnesium sulfate
    • 1. CNS depression
    • 2. circulatory collapse
    • 3. depressed reflexes
    • 4. hypotension
    • 5. diapheretic
  8. contraindications of magnesium sulfate
    • 1. heart block
    • 2. myocardial damage
  9. indications for use of magnesium sulfate
    • 1. class IIa agent for v-fib/pulseless v-tach thats refactory to lidocaine
    • 2. hypomagnesemia
    • 3. torsade de pointes
    • 4. seizures of eclampsia
  10. what class is magnesium sulfate?
    electrolyte

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