drugCardsDone.docx - Adenosine Trade Name Adenocard Classification Antiarrhythmic Action\/Effects Slows supraventricular tachycardia decreasing the

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AdenosineTrade Name: AdenocardClassification: AntiarrhythmicAction/Effects: Slows supraventricular tachycardia, decreasing the electrical activity by interrupting the reentry pathways through the AV node.Indication: PSVT Rhythm (after vagal maneuvers)Contraindication: Hypersensitivity 2nd & 3rd degree AV heart block, Sick Sinus Syndrome, A-FibSide Effects:Syncope, Chest Pain, facial flushing, SOB, dizziness, hypotensionAdult Dose: 6mg IV push with 20cc NS fluid bolus, a repeat dose of 12mg in 1-2 minutes up to 2X may begiven if not converted.Pediatric Dose:0.1mg/kg rapid IV push followed by 5cc bolus, repeat 0.2mg/kg x 1Cautions:Half life is 5 seconds. Pediatric doses don't exceed adult dosesAlbuterolTrade Name:Proventil, VentolinClassification:Bronchodilator, SympathomimeticAction/Effects:A beta2-adrenergic agonist which helps relax the bronchial smooth musclesIndication:Asthma, Relief of bronchospasm with reversible obstructive airway disease.Contraindications:These are relative to pt. symptoms: Cardiac dysrhythmias, Tachyarrhythmia's, Angina,HTN, diabetesSide Effects:Tremors, Dizziness, Anxiety, Palpitations, TachycardiaAdult Dose:2.5mg/3ml of NSPediatric Dose:2.5mg in 3cc NS > 1 year old, 1.5mg in 3cc NS < 1 year oldCautions:Be aware of prior doses/ can interact with diuretics, digoxin, betablockers, & MAO inhibitors/ can have toxicity effects on vascular system if used with tricyclic antidepressantsAmiodaroneTrade Name:CordaroneClassification:AntiarrhythmicAction/Effects:Prolongs phase 3 of the cardiac action potential. Amiodarone increases the refractory period of sodium and potassium channels. This intern slows the cardiac action potential.Indication:V-Fib/V-Tach PulselessContraindication:HypersensitivitySide Effects:Lung problems, Liver Problems, Epididymis in long term useAdult Dose:150-300 mg IV (Expected 300mg IV loading dose) Check your protocols. (Expected 150mg 2nd dose if needed)Pediatric Dose:5mg/kg IV/IO (Check your protocols for additional doses)AspirinTrade Name: ASA, Baby Aspirin, BayerClassification: Anti-platelet, Antipyretic, NSAIDAction/Effects: Decreases platelet aggregation, prolongs clotting time. Antipyretic ActivityIndication: MI, Coronary Artery Disease, PericarditisContraindication:Hypersensitivity, Pt. already on anticoagulants, Bleeding DisordersSide Effects:Heart Burn, Nausea, Wheezing, TinnitusAdult Dose:160-325mg PO chewable (2-4 tablets 81mg per tablet) Expected Dose: 324mgCautions:Pediatrics, GI bleeds
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Atropine SulfateTrade Name:AtropineClassification:Parasympatholytic, Anticholinergic agentAction/Effects:Increases HR, Contractility, Automaticity, Conduction, & Dilation of the peripheral vessels.Works mainly on the AtriumIndication:Symptomatic Bradycardia; Organophosphate PoisoningContraindication:Hypersensitivity, Tachycardia,Relative or not functional uses:2nd & 3rd degree AV heart blockSide Effects:Increased Cardiac consumption, Dryness in mouth, Headache, Dizziness, Nausea & VomitingAdult Dose:Brady 0.5mg q 3-5 min IV,ET2-5mg for Organophosphate Poisoning (Vary w/Pt. symptoms)
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