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CC DRUGS PARAMEDIC

COWETA COUNTY-CARDIAC DRUGS/ACTIONS

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AMIODARONE USED IN PLACE OF LIDOCAINE FOR VT/VF DECREASES IRRITABLILTY OF VENTRICLE
ADENOSINE SVT DECREASES ELECTRICAL CONDUCTION THROUGH AV NODE
ASPRIN(ASA) DECREASES PLATELET AGGREGATION
ATENOLOL DECREASE HEART RATE STRENGTH OF CONTRACTION BETA BLOCKER COMMON B/P MED
ATROPINE SULFATE SYMPTOMATIC BRADYCARDIA BLOCKS STIMULATION TO VAGAS NERVE(INDIRECT) ALLOWS SYMPATHETIC SIDE TO COME UP
DILATIZEM CA CHANNEL BLOCKER SLOWS CONDUCTION THROUGH AV NODE RVR(ROUGE FOCI) FIB/FLUTTER CONTROL
EPINEPHRINE USED TO RESTORE ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY AYSTOLE DECREASES FIBRILATION THRESHOLD INCREASES ELECTRICAL SHOCK
FUROSEMIDE POTENT DIURECTIC (WORKS IN LOOP OF HENLY)
LIDOCAINE INCREASES FIBRILATION THRESHOLD DECREASES VENTRICULAR AUTOMATCITY
MAGNESIUM SULFATE RELAXES SMOOTH MUSCLE
DOPAMINE INCREASES RATE AND FORCE CARDIAC CONTRACTION HAS ALPHA AND BETA EFFECTS
METOPROLOL DECREASES HEART RATE DECREASES STRENGTH OF CONTRACTION
MIDAZOLAM BENZODIAZEPINE USED FOR CONSCIOUS SEDATION
MORPHINE SULFATE POTENT ANALGESIC
NALOXONE REVERSES THE EFFECTS OF NARCOTIC OD
NITROGLYCERIN DILATES ARTERIOLIES/VEINS DECREASES PRELOAD/AFTERLOAD DECREASES B/P
OXYGEN USED TO REVERSE HYPOXIA
PROCAINAMIDE USED FOR PTS REFRACTORY TO LIDOCAINE
SODIUM BICARBONATE USED TO REVERSE ACIDOSIS (AFTER 10MINS) "LAST EFFORT"
DIGOXIN INCREASES VAGAL TONE(INDIRECT) INCREASES CONTRACTILITY DECREASES CONDUCTION THROUGH AV NODE DECREASES HR
ISOPROTERENOL PURE BETA INCREASES HEART RATE DIRECTLY WORKS ON BETA RECEPTOR
PLAVIX PLATELET AGGREGATION
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