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ACLS drugs

DrugStable pt dosecardiac arrest dosenotes
Atropine ET 0.5 mg IV 1 mg IV/IO Repeat Q 3-5 min; max 3mg (0.04mg/kg)
Lidocaine ET 0.5-0.75mg/kg q 5-10 1.5 mg/kg IV x 2 max 3mg/kg; drip 1-4mg/min
Amiodarone 150 mg /10min, 360mg/6 hrs (1mg/min); 540mg/18hrs (0.5mg/min) 300 mg IV push (20ml d5w) Max 2.2g/24 hrs, 40 day half life
Vasopressin N/A 40 U IV/IO One time, VF/VT, PEA, Asystole
Mag Sulfate 1g IV over 5-60min, 1g/hr maint for torsades w/ pulse 1g over 1-2 min Caution RF, may ↓ BP
Procainamide load 20-30mg/min until max dose then 1-4mg/min drip Recurrent VF* max loading dose 17mg/kg
Epi Anaphylaxis 0.3mg IM q 10min; Shock/Brady 2-10mcg/min 1mg (10mls of 1:10000) IV Q 3-5 min (blank)
Adenosine 6mg IV fast push>20ml NaCl; 12mg; 12mg N/A dont give in Af/AF or on Persantine/Dipyridamole
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