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ativan generic name

lorazepam

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lorazepam trade name

ativan

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ativan drug class

benzodiazepine/sedative/anticonvulsant

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ativan moa

positive allosteric modulator for GABA receptors, increases intracellular Cl- concentration leading to hyperpolarization of cell

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ativan onset

1-5 min iv; 15-30 im

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ativan peak

15-20 iv; 2 hrs im

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ativan duration

6-8 hrs

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ativan half life

10-20 hours

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ativan indications

seizures, premed for cardioversion, anxiety

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ativan contraindications

hypersensitivity

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ativan SE

hypotension, drowsy, respiratory depression, N+V

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ativan adult dose

0.5-2mg IV or 1-4 IM

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ativan precautions

have benzo antagonist available

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ativan interactions

additive effects with CNS depressants and alcohol

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haloperidol trade

haldol

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haldol generic

haloperidol

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haldol moa

mesolimbic D1/D2 antagonist, depresses release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones; depresses the reticular activating system

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haldol onset

30-45 min

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haldol peak

10-20 min

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haldol duration

varies

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haldol half-life

3-35 hrs

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haldol indications

psychotic episode

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haldol contraindications

other drugs, especially sedatives or other antipsychotics; dysophoria caused by Talwan

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haldol SE

EPS, restlessness, insomnia, widened qt

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haldol adult dose

2-5mg IM q4-8hr or PRN

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haldol pedi dose

1-3mg IM q4hr or PRN, max of 0.15mg/kg/day

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haldol precautions

may impair physical and mental abilities, may cause orthostatic hypotension, may cause dystonia

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haldol interactions

with lithium may cause encephalopathic syndrome; may increase chance of hypotension when taken with antihypertensives; additive effects with depressants

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naloxone trade

narcan

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narcan generic

naloxone