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Epinepherine

Drug Quiz

QuestionAnswer
Generic Name/Brand Name Epinephrine
Class Sympathomimetic
Mechanism of Action Increases HR, cardiac contractile force, B/P, automaticity
Onset of Action Peak Effect Duration, Half Life <2 min IV, <5 min IV, 5-10 min IV, 5 min IV
Indications Allergic reaction 1:1000, Anaphylaxis: 1:10000 Cardiac arrest, severe reactive airway disease, symptomatic bradycardia, refractory to atropine
Precautions pH dependent, can be deactivated when given with alkaline solutions, must be protected from light.
Side Effects palpitations, anxiety, nausea, vomiting
Adult dosage Cardiac arrest: 1mg/10mL IVP Epi 1:10,000 x3-5 min, Anaphylaxis .05-.1mg mg IV EPI 1:10000, Allergic reaction/Asthma: .1-.3mg IM/SQ Epi 1:1000
Pedi Dosage Cardiac arrest .01mg/kg x 3-5 minutes
Max Dosage None for cardiac arrest
Routes of Administration IV/IO/IM/SQ
Contraindications Epi 1:1000 contraindicated if cardiopulmonary resuscitation not required
Created by: JCowie024