ETOMIDATE

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Kylecon40
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ETOMIDATE
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2011-07-08 16:19:30
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  1. Class
    Hypnotic
  2. Trade name
    Amidate
  3. Description
    Short acting sedative/hypnotic without amnesiac effects.
  4. Actions
    Induction of brief sedation, and anesthesia
  5. Indications
    • Induction of brief sedation, and anesthesia for:
    • 1. Endotracheal intubation
    • 2. Painful procedures such as cardioversion/TCP, or orthopedic manipulation
  6. Contraindications
    Hypersensitivity
  7. Side Effects
    • 1. Tonic-clonic skeletal muscle contractions
    • 2. Apnea, laryngospasm
    • 3. Variable CV affects; hyper/hypotension, tachy/bradycardias
    • 4. Nausea/Vomiting (Common during recovery)
  8. Administration
    • Adult: 0.1-0.3 mg/kg IV over 15-30 sec.
    • Safety for peds <10 y/o not established
  9. Onset/duration
    Peak effects <1 min. Duration 3-5 min.

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