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Adrenaline

Indication: anaphylactic shock
Dose: IM 1 in 1000 0.5ml (500 micrograms) every 3-6 minutes

Indication: cardiac arrest
Dose: IV 1 in 10,000 10ml (1mg) every 3-6 minutes

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Atropine

Indication: cardiac arrest
Dose: IV 0.5mg every 5 minutes

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Morphine

Indication: pulmonary oedema
Dose: 5mg every 4 hours

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Furosemide

Indication: pulmonary oedema
Dose: PO 40mg AM then 20-40mg daily

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Oxygen

Indication: pulmonary oedema, acute severe asthma
Dose: high flow

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Beta-2 Adrenoreceptor Agonists

Indication: acute severe asthma
Dose: 4mg 3-4 times daily

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Ipratropium

Indication: acute severe asthma
Dose: 500 micrograms every 4-6 hours

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Hydrocortisone

Indication: acute severe asthma
Dose: IV 100mg every 6 hours

Indication: anaphylactic shock
Dose: IV 200mg

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Chlorphenamine

Indication: anaphylactic shock
Dose: IV 10mg over 1 minute, max 4 doses in 24 hours

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Flumazenil

Indication: benzodiazepine intoxication
Dose: IV 200 micrograms over 15 seconds then 100 micrograms at 1 minute intervals

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Dextrose

Indication: hypoglycaemia
Dose: 1-3 litres daily of 20-50% solution

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Glucagon

Indication: hypoglycaemia
Dose: IM 1mg

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IV Fluids

Indication: hypovolaemic shock

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Naloxone

Indication: opioid intoxication
Dose: IV 400 micrograms

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Diazepam

Indication: seizures
Dose: IV 10mg at 1ml/minute