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EMT-Basic/Drugs

EMT-B Drugs and indications for adults

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Albuterol (Proventil) Metered Dose Inhaler- primary action and indications for use: For Respiratory Distress caused by: Asthma/Emphysema/COPD/Anaphylaxis. Bronchodilator
Acetylsalicylic Acid - primary action and indication for use, generic name. Asprin: For suspected cardiac chest pain;AMI.
EpiPen - primary action and indication. For severe symptomatic allergic reaction/anaphylaxis/bronchospasm. Adrenaline Injection
Nitroglycerine (NTG)(Nitrostat)- primary action and indication: dilates blood vessels, for use in myocardial infarction or angina.
Oral Glucose - contraindications: C: unconscious.
Oral Glucose - primary action and indications: provides glucose for cell use, Hypoglycemia.
EpiPen Administration Auto-injector, mid-proximal thigh.
Albuterol - Bronchodilator Contradictions: and side effects: Allergy, Acute myocardial infarction. Usually dose related, restlessness, dizziness, anxiety, tachycardia, hypertension.
Albuterol - administration Nebulizer (IH), personal inhaler.
Acetylsalicylic Acid - Anti platelet contradictions and side effects: Allergy, GI bleeding, active ulcer disease, hemorrhagic stroke, bleeding disorders. Stomach irritation, heartburn or indigestion, nausea or vomiting.
Acetylsalicylic Acid - Trade Name Aspirin.
EpiPen - trade name: EPi-Pen. adrenaline.
EpiPen - side effects headache,nausea,restlessness,weakness,anxiety, tachycardia and ,hypertension,*may increase myocardial o2 demand*
Nitroglycerine (Nitrostat) (NTG) - side effects and contraindications: hypersensitivity, pericardial tamponade, severe anemia, hypotension. burning uder tongue headache, tachycardia, nausea & vomiting, syncope.
Nitroglycerine - class and trade name Nitro
Albuterol - class and trade name: proventil, ventolin
Acetylsalicylic Acid - administration: orally (PO). Adult dose: 324 mg.
Activated Charcoal - primary action and indications for use: adsorbs toxic substances in the digestive tract. Most oral poisoning overdose.
Activated Charcoal - side-effects and contraindications: black stools. Decreased LOC; acids or base ingestion. GI obstruction.
Activated Charcoal - administration orally (PO) both adult and PED: 1g/kg.
Oral Glucose - administration oral (PO)(cheek/gum).
Nitroglycerine - administration: Sublingual - tablet 1 tablet every 5 minutes, max 3 tablets.
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