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1

Ventolin

Albuterol (Beta 2 agonist)
90mcg/actuation
2 inhilations q 4-6hrs

2

DuoNeb

Albuterol and Ipratropium
(Beta 2 agonist + Anticholinergic)
1 vial (3mL) q4-6

3

Amiodarone

(Anti-arrhythmic)
VT/VF/ control HR in AFib
300mg IV bolus, 150 mg x2

4

Ativan

Lorazepam (Benzo)
EtOH w/drawl (1-4mg IV q5-10 min), Anxiety (~2mg BID)

5

Atropine

Anticholinergic (Sympathetic agent)
-Sinus brady, AV nodal block

6

Atrovent

Ipratropium (Anticholinergic)

7

Zithromax

Azithromycin

M. cat, H. flu, Strep pneumo

8

Cardizem

Diltiazem
(HTN, Angina, A-fib)

9

Catapres

Clonidine (Alpha 2 Adrenergic Agonist)
(HTN)

10

Cefepime

4th Generation Cephalosporin

11

Ciprodex

Ciprofloxacin & Dexamethasone
(Acute Otitis Externa)

12

Cipro

Ciprofloxacin
(Bad: tendon rupture, peripheral neuropathy, CNS effects)

13

Decadron

Dexamethasone
Peds asthma/croup 0.6mg/kg

14

Dilaudid

Hydromorphone
(Pain Management 0.2-1mg q3hrs)

15

Benadryl

Diphenhydramine
(Histamine H1 Antagonist)

16

Dobutamine

Adrenergic Agonist/ Inotrope
Cardiac Decompensation

17

Dopamine

Adrenergic Agonist/ Inotorpe
Hemodynamic support

18

Etomidate

General anesthesia / Sedation
0.3mg/kg IV

19

Fentanyl

Analgesic, Opioid
(25-30mcg)

20

Flagyl

Metronidazole
(Anaerobic coverage)
BV/Trich/C. diff PO/ Surgial prophylaxis
~500mg BID

21

Heparin

STEMI- Bolus 60units/kg

22

Ketamine

1mg/kg IV
50mg max loading dose

23

Ketorolac

Pain Management
NSAID
30mg IV Adults
15mg IV Geriatric & Renal

24

Ondansetron

Zofran
Selective 5HT Receptor Antagonist
4mg IV
0.15mg/kg ODT children

25

Famotidine

Pepcid
Histamine H2 Antagonist
(Heart Burn)

26

Promethazine

Phenergan
Antiemetic (N/V)
Histamine H1 Antagonist
(Allergic rxns, motion sickness)

27

Plavix

Clopidogrel
Antiplatelet
75mg qd

28

Prednisone

Corticosteroid

29

Protonix

Pantoprazole
Proton Pump Inhibitor
(GERD 40mg qd for 8wks)

30

Rocephin

Ceftriaxone
3rd Generation Cephalosporin

31

Romazicon

Flumazenil
Benzo reversal

32

Solumedrol

Methylprednisolone

33

unasyn

Ampicillin and Sulbactam
(Abx, PCN)
S. aureus, H. flu, E. Coli, Klebsiella, Enterobacter, and anaerobes

34

Versed

Benzo
Sedation