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ativan drug class

anticonvulsant/sedative/hypnotic/benzodiazepine

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ativan indications

major motor seizures, premed for cardioversion, acute anxiety

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ativan contraindications

hypersensitivity

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ativan SE

hypotension, drowsiness, HA, amnesia, respiratory depression, blurred vision, N+V

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ativan pedi dose

0.05 mg/kg

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ativan precautions

have benzo antagonist available

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ativan interactions

additive effects with other CNS depressants and alcohol

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versed drug class

benzodiazepine/anticonvulsant/sedative/hypnotic

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versed moa

positive allosteric modulator for GABA receptors, hyperpolarizes cells by increasing Cl- concentration

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versed indications

pre med for cardioversion, post-intubation sedation, seizure

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versed contraindications

narrow-angle glaucoma, shock, depressed vitals, alcoholic coma

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versed side effects

laryngospasm, bronchospasm, dyspnea, respiratory depression and arrest, drowsiness, amnesia, AMS, tachycardia, bradycardia, PVC's, retching

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versed pedi dose

0.2mg/kg max of 10mg

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versed precautions

have resuscitative equipment available, more potent than other benzos, have benzo antagonist available

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versed interactions

additive effects with other CNS depressants and alcohol

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albuterol moa

b2 agonist causes bronchodilation

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albuterol contraindications

hypersensitivity, symptomatic tachycardia

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albuterol SE

anxiety, HA, palpitations, sweating, dizziness, nervousness, tremor, HTN, arrhythmias, chest pain, N+V

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albuterol precautions

monitor vitals and EKG; caution with heart disease or HTN, check lungs before and after

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albuterol interactions

SE increased with other sympathetic agonists, beta blockers blunt effects, MAOI's and TCA's may potentiate cardiovascular effects

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solu-medrol MOA

upregulates genes that produce inhibit inflammatory response - is an immunosuppressant

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solu-medrol onset

2-6 hrs

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solu-medrol peak

4-8 days

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solu-medrol duration

1-5 weeks

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solu-medrol indicaitons

anaphylaxis,hives; asthma, copd; spinal cord injury

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solu-medrol contraindications

none

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solu-medrol SE

fluid retention, CHF, HTN, abd. distention, vertigo, HA, nausea, malaise, hiccups

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solu-medrol spinal cord injury

30mg/kg iv over 15 min, maintenance 5.4 mg/kg/hr for 24-48 hrs

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solu-medrol precautions

one dose prehospitally, can prolong wound healing, suppression of adrenocortical steroids

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solu-medrol interactions

lasix and thiazide diuretics increase K+ loss; decreased effect with phenytoin, phenobarbital, rifampin