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Affects on MAC

Clinical exam 2 - Factors that increase & decrease MAC

Infants Increased
Hypothermia Decreased
Hyponatremia Decreased
Hyperthermia Increased
Pregnancy Decreased
Hypernatremia Increased
Lithium Decreased
Chronic ethanol ingestion Increased
Pancuronium Decreased
MAOIs (drugs that increase catecholamines) Increased
Tricyclic antidepressants (drugs that increase catecholamines) Increased
Lidocaine Decreased
Clonidine & dexmedetomidine (alpha-2 agonists) Decreased
Cocaine ingestion & acute amphetamine ingestion (drugs that increase catecholamines) Increased
Hypoxia Decreased
Hypotension Decreased
Old age Decreased
Sedatives & opioids Decreased
Acute ethanol ingestion, cannabis, verapamil, others that decrease catecholamines Decreased
Created by: Thommy413