By Betty L. Gahart RN, Adrienne R. Nazareno PharmD

The number 1 IV drug instruction manual for forty years, Intravenous medicinal drugs: A instruction manual for Nurses and overall healthiness Professionals is depended on for its accuracy and complete insurance. no matter if you wish the moveable print model or the handy digital layout, this re-creation offers crucial facts on administering greater than 350 intravenous (IV) medications, entries for brand spanking new IV medicinal drugs lately licensed by means of the FDA, countless numbers of recent drug evidence, an in depth index of ordinary and exchange names and extra - all alphabetically geared up that can assist you locate drug info quick and easily.

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  • Lists IV medications alphabetically by way of regular identify for speedy scientific reference.
  • Updated IV drug dilution and dosage charts inside of monographs provide easy accessibility to crucial information.
  • Special sections highlight dosage variances for geriatric, pediatric, toddler, and neonatal patients.
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Less frequently reported side effects included anxiety, dyspnea, fatigue, hypersensitivity reaction, hypertension, hypokalemia, hypotension, increased aspartate aminotransferase, infusion site pain, muscle spasms, peripheral edema, and trismus. Pediatric patients: The most common adverse reactions were agitation, atelectasis, constipation, nausea, pruritus, and vomiting. Less commonly reported side effects included abdominal pain, anemia, diarrhea, fever, headache, hypersensitivity reaction, hypertension, hypervolemia, hypoalbuminemia, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hypophosphatemia, hypotension, hypoxia, increased hepatic enzymes, injection site pain, insomnia, muscle spasm, oliguria, pain in extremities, periorbital edema, peripheral edema, pleural effusion, pulmonary edema, rash, stridor, tachycardia, and wheezing.

ANTIDOTE Notify physician of any adverse effects and discontinue drug if necessary. , dopamine). Moderately dialyzable (20% to 40%). 5 *This drug is on the Black Box Warning list; however, a BBW is not provided in the parenteral prescribing information. USUAL DOSE Assess the potential risk of hepatotoxicity by determining plasma or serum acetaminophen concentrations as early as possible but no sooner than 4 hours following an acute overdose; see Precautions and Monitor. Total dose equals 300 mg/kg administered over 21 hours.

Edema of congestive heart failure or drug therapy:  5 mg/kg as a single dose daily or every other day; see comment under Usual Dose. Do not exceed 1,000 mg/24 hr. 3 mg/kg every 8 hours). Up to 100 mg/kg/24€hr or a maximum dose of 2 Gm/24 hr has been used. ╇ n╇ Administer every 12 hours in patients with a CrCl from 10 to 50 mL/min. Avoid use in patients with a CrCl less than 10 mL/min (ineffective). DILUTION Each 500 mg should be diluted in 5 mL SWFI. May then be given by IV injection or added to standard IV fluids.

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