Doses

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Doses
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  1. Magnesium Sulfate doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Cardiac: 1-2g/10ml D5W over 1-2 minutes
    • Torsades: 5-10g/100ml D5W @ 1g/min
    • Respiratory: 2g over 2-5 minutes
    • OB: 1-2g/1000ml wide open

    Pedi: N/A

    Max: 1-4g
  2. Sodium Bicarbonate doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Adult: 1 mEq/kg
    • Pedi: 1 mEq/kg
    • Max: 1 mEq/kg
  3. Solu-medrol doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Adult: 125-250mg IVP (anaphylaxis)
    • Pedi: 30mg/kg
    • Max: One dose prehospital (125-250mg)
  4. Dopamine doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Renal: 2-4mcg/kg/min
    • Cardiac: 2-10mcg/kg/min
    • Vasoconstriction: 10-20mcg/kg/min

    Pedi: 2-20mcg/kg/min

    Max: 20mcg/kg/min
  5. Lopressor doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Adult: 5mg IVP, after 2 min 5mg IVP (w/ stable vitals), after 2 min 5mg IVP (w/ stable vitals)
    • Pedi: N/A
    • Max: 15mg IVP (3 doses)
  6. Calcium chloride doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Adult: 2-4mg/kg of a 10% solution - may be repeated @ 10 min intervals
    • Pedi: 5-7mg/kg of a 10% solution
    • Max: 2-4mg/kg single adult dose
  7. Aspirin (ASA) doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Adult: 324mg (81mg x 4 chewable tablets)
    • Pedi: Not used (Reye's syndrome)
    • Max: 324mg
  8. Atrovent doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Adult: 500mcg/2ml in small nebulizer w/ 6-10L/min O2 (mixed w/ 2.5mg albuterol for a combivent treatment)
    • Pedi: Not established
    • Max: 500mcg
  9. Amiodarone doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • VFib & pulseless VTach: 300mg & 150mg after 5 minutes
    • VTach w/ pulse: 150mg over 10 minutes
    • Pedi: 5mg/kg
    • Max: 450mg IVP or 2.2g in 24 hours / Pedi 15mg/kg
  10. Atropine doses
    (Adult, Pedi, and max)
    • Bradycardia: .5mg every 3-5 minutes
    • Asystole & Slow PEA: 1mg every 3-5 minutes
    • Organophosphate poisoning: 2-5mg
    • Pedi bradycardia: .02mg/kg
    • Pedi organophosphate: .05mg/kg
    • Adult max: 3mg
    • Adolescent max: 2mg
    • Pedi max: 1mg

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