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  1. OXYTOCIN
    • NAME/CLASS: Pitocin/hormone

    • DES:

    • naturally occurring hormone that causes uterus to contract, thereby
    • inducing labor, encouraging delivery of the placenta, &
    • controlling postpartum hemorrhage.
    • IND: severe postpartum hemorrhage

    • CI: hypersensitivity, prehospital admin before delivery of infant or

    • infants.
    • PC: before delivery may induce uterine rupture & fetal

    • dysrhythmias, hypertension, intracranial bleeding, or asphyxia.
    • uterine tone. ECG, and vital signs should be monitored during
    • administration.
    • DOSE: 3-10 units IM after delivery of placenta. 10-20

    • units in 1,000 mL of D5W or NS IV titrated to effect.
  2. PROCHLORPERAZINE
    • NAME/CLASS: Compazine/antiemetic

    • DES:

    • N/A
    • IND: severe nausea & vomiting or acute psychosis.

    • CI: N/A

    • PC:

    • N/A
    • DOSE: N/A

  3. RACEMIC EPINEPHRINE
    • NAME/CLASS: microNefrin, Vaponefrin/sympathomimetic agonist

    • DES: variation of epinephrine used only for inhalation to induce bronchodilation & reduce laryngeal edema & mucus secretion.

    • IND: croup (laryngotracheobronchitis)

    • CI: hypersensitivity, hypertension, or epiglottitis

    • PC: may result in tachycardia & other dysrhythmias. vital signs & ECG should be monitored.

    • DOSE: 0.25-0.5 mcg in 3 mL NS once by nebulizer. Ped: same

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