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1

Classification

Narcotic analgesic

2

Mechanism of Action

  • Binds to opiate receptors producing analgesia & euphoria

3

Indications

  • Severe pain
  • Adjunct to rapid-sequence induction/sedation
  • Maintenance of analgesia

4

Contraindications

  • Known sensitivity
  • Use with caution in traumatic brain injury or respiratory depression

5

Adverse Effects

  • Respiratory depression, apnea
  • Hypo/hypertension
  • Nausea, vomiting, dizziness
  • Sedation, euphoria
  • Sinus brady/tachy, palpitations
  • Diaphoresis, syncope

6

Administration

  • Adult: 25-100 mcg/dose IM/IN or slow IV/IO
  • Pediatrics: 1-2 mcg/kg IM or slow IV/IO