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levophed

hypotension

2

epinephrine

increases CO, and myocardial/cerebral blood flow,

3

amiodarone

antiarrhythmic, vf/vt pulseless

4

lidocaine

antiarrithmics after amiodarone, and avoid with hb and bradycardia/pvcs

5

mag sulfate

torsades and avoid in patients with renal disease/hb

6

dopamine

low bp and bradycardia give after atropine

7

atropine

bradycardia with/without symptoms

8

adenosine

first drug for most forms of stable narrow svt

9

procainamide

treats svt, atrial flutter, vt with pulse

10

sotalol

treats svt arrhthmias without structural heart disease

11

ibutilide

treats supra ventricular arrhytmias including a fib and a flutter when lasting longer than 48 hours

12

digoxin

slows ventricular response to a fib/flutter and alternative drug for reentry svt

13

isoproteronal

can be used for beta blocker posioning, and torsades thats refractory to mag sulfate

14

diltiazem

controls ventricular rate in atrial fib/flutter and used after adenosine to treat refactory reentry svt

15

sodium bicarb

used for preexisting hyperkalemia or bicarbonate responsive acidosis

16

dobutamine

pump problems with no signs of shock like CHF and pulmonary congestion

17

inamrinone

severe chf refractory to diuretics, vasodilators, and conventional inotropic agents

18

milrinone

myocardial dysfunction

19

morphine sulfate

chest pain with acute coronary syndrome unresponsive to nitrates and pulmonary edema

20

narcan

reverses drug overdose

21

nitroglycerin

initial use for suspected ischmeic pain

22

nitroprusside

hypertensive crisis and to reduce after load in heart failure

23

nicardipine

indicated for hypertensive emergencies like stroke

24

glucagon

treatment for toxic effects of BB, CCB

25

ace inhibitors ends with

-pril

26

diuretics- furosemide

used for fluid rentention

27

diuretics - mannitol

used for increased ICPs