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  1. DEXAMETHASONE

    • NAME/CLASS: Decadron/steroid

    • DES: long-acting synthetic adrenocorticoid w/ intense anti-inflammatory activity. prevents accumulation of inflammation generating cells at sites of infection or injury.

    • IND: 1)anaphylaxis 2)asthma 3)COPD 4)spinal cord edema

    • CI: none in the emergency setting

    • PC: 1)herpes simplex 2)keratitis 3)myasthenia gravis 4)hepatic or renal impairment 5)diabetes 6)CHF 7)seizures 8)psychic disorders 9)hypothyroidism 10)GI ulceration

    • DOSE: 4-24 mg IV/IM Ped: 0.5-1.0 mg/kg

  2. KETOROLAC

    • NAME/CLASS: Toradol/nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID)

    • DES: injectable NSAID that exhibits analgesic, antiinflammatory, and antipyretic properties w/out sedative effects.

    • IND: Mild or moderate pain.

    • CI: n/a

    • PC: n/a

    • DOSE: n/a

  3. MANNITOL

    • NAME/CLASS: Osmitrol/osmotic diuretic

    • DES: osmotic diuretic that draws water into the intravascular space through its hypertonic effects, then causes diuresis.

    • IND: Cerebral edema.

    • CI: n/a

    • PC: n/a

    • DOSE: 1.5-2.0 g/kg slow IV Ped: 0.25-0.5 g/kg over 60 min

  4. GLUCAGON

    • NAME/CLASS: GlucaGen/hormone, anti-hypoglycemic

    • DES: protein secreted by pancreatic cells that causes a breakdown of stored glycogen into glucose

    • IND: hypoglycemia w/out IV access & to reverse beta-blocker overdose

    • CI: n/a

    • PC: effective only if there are sufficient stores of glycogen in the liver

    • DOSE: hypoglycemia: 1 mg IM/SC repeat 5-20 min Ped: 0.1 mg/kg 1 m/SC/IV child < 10kg; 1 mg/kg 1 m/SC/IV for child > 10 kg Beta-blocker overdose / Calcium Channel Blocker OD: 3mg IV over 1 min Ped: 50-150 mcg/kg IV over 1 min

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