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Pediatric Drug Doses

Peds doses for PCP

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) PO/PR 10-15 mg/kg q 4-6 hours, not to exceed 75 mg/kg/24hrs
Activated Charcoal PO/NG/OG Dose: 1 g/kg
Dextrose PO/IV Dose: If patient is conscious with intact gag reflex, administer oral chewable glucose tablet or glucose in paste form in small amounts. Dose: 2-4 mL/kg D25W (25% dextrose) SIVP
dimenhyDRINATE (Gravol) IM Dose: over 12 years old: 50 mg q 4 hrs. 8-12years: 25-50 mg q 8 hrs. 6-8 years: 12.5-25 mg q 8 hrs. IV Dose: under 12 years: 1.0 mg/kg SIVP over 2 minutes, not to exceed 50 mg (diluted 1:10)
EPINEPHrine NEB: Administer 2.5–5 mg (max 5 mg) of 1:1000 EPI diluted in 2.5-3 mLs of NaCl IM/SC: Normotensive anaphylaxis- 0.01 mg/kg max. of 0.5 mg may repeat once after five minutes if necessary Normotensive status asthmaticus- 0.01 mg/kg max. of 0.5 mg
Glucagon (Glucagen) SQ/IM Under 12 years of age Dose: 0.1 mg/kg repeat q 15 min. PRN
Ipratropium Bromide (Atrovent) Nebulized Dose: 5-12 years of age: 0.5 mL, repeat as necessary (125 ug)
Naloxone (Narcan) IV Dose: 0.01 mg/kg repeat once at 0.1 mg/kg if initial dose does not produce expected response
Salbutamol (Ventolin) Nebulized Dose: 1.25 mg (0.25 mL) of salbutamol and add 2 - 4 mL of NaCL. In severe cases of bronchospasm, administer 2.5 mg of salbutamol and add 2 - 4 mL of NaCL.
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