Med Dosage 13-24

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Med Dosage 13-24
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  1. DIAZEPAM (VALIUM)
    • Adult: 5–15 mg IV
    • Pediatric - 0.5 mg/kg rectally
  2. DILTIAZEM (CARDIZEM)
    • 0.25 mg/kg over 2 min
    • Repeat 0.35 mg/kg if no response in 15 min
    • Maximum single dose: 20-25 mg.
    • Maintenance infusion of 5–15 mg/hr
  3. DIPHENHYDRAMINE (BENADRYL)
    • Adult: 25–50 mg IV, IM, or PO
    • Pediatric: 1 mg/kg up to adult dose
  4. DOPAMINE
    • 2-20 mcg/kg/minute IV infusion:
    • Improve cardiac output (beta): 5-10 mcg/kg/minute
    • Increase peripheral vascular resistance (alpha): 10-20 mcg/kg/minute
  5. DROPERIDOL (INAPSINE)
    • 14-60 y/o: 2.5-5 mg IM or IV (may be combined with 2 mg midazolam insame syringe for increased sedation), may be repeated onceas needed
    • Over 60 y/o: 2.5 mg (with or without midazolam). Not recommended asfirst line anti-N&V med because of “black box” warning
  6. EPINEPHRINE (1:1000, 1:10,000, RACEMIC)
    • Cardiac arrest: 1.0 mg/3-5 min IV (1:10,000), 2.0 mg/3-5 min ET
    • Bradycardia: 2-10 mcg/min
    • Anaphylaxis: 0.3-0.5 mg IM every 5-15 min (1:1000), 0.3-0.5 mg given3-5 min slow IV (1:10,000)
    • Croup: 0.05 ml/kg via nebulizer (2.25% racemic epinephrine added to 3ml saline)
  7. ETOMIDATE
    0.3 mg/kg IV
  8. FENTANYL CITRATE
    2 mcg/kg IV or IM, usually up to 100 mcg
  9. FUROSEMIDE (LASIX)
    20-80 mg IV/IM (Varies greatly by protocol, generally don’t administeran initial dose of more than 20 mg to a patient who does not takefurosemide)
  10. GLUCAGON
    • Antihypoglycemic: 1 mg IM, large doses
    • Beta blocker overdose: (3–10 mg IV).
  11. HALOPERIDOL (HALDOL)
    2-5 mg IM (may be combined midazolam)
  12. INSULIN (REGULAR)
    5-10 units (Regular) IV given with 25 g D50

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