NCTI- Pharmacology- Onset and Duration

  1. Acetylsalicylic Acid
    Onset is 5-30 minutes and may last 1-4 hours, peak in 15 min.
  2. Morphine Sulfate
    IV/IO will have an onset of 2-5 minutes and IM will have an onset of 5-10 minutes. Each will last approximately 3-5 hours
  3. Activated Charcoal
    Onset is immediate, peak effect and duration are unknown
  4. Nitroglycerin
    Onset in 1-3 minutes and may last 30-60 minutes
  5. Oxygen
    Onset in 1-2 minutes and may last 30 minutes´╗┐
  6. Diazepam
    Onset in 5 minutes with an unknown duration
  7. Midazolam
    Onset in 1-5 minutes (IV/IO/IN) or 5-15 (IM) and may last 2-6 hours
  8. Naloxone
    Onset and Duration of Actions: Immediate onset when administered IV/IO/IN/ET and 5-10 minutes if administered IM. Either may last 20-30 minutes
  9. Glucagon
    Onset in 5-20 minutes and may last 15-30 minutes
  10. Dextrose 50% in water (D50W)
    Onset will be 30-60 seconds but duration depends upon degree and cause of hypoglycemia
  11. Thiamine
    Onset is immediate with an unknown duration
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NCTI- Pharmacology- Onset and Duration
NCTI- Pharmacology- Onset and Duration