DSU Paramedic Medication Indications

  1. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Indications
    mild fever and pain
  2. Aspirin Indications
    Chest pain that maybe cardiac origin
  3. Lorazepam (Ativan) Indications
    sedation, anxiety, status epilepticus
  4. Ipratropium bromide (Atrovent) Indications
    breathing difficulty, COPD
  5. Albuterol (Proventil, ventolin) Indications
    asthma, acute bronchospasm, bronchitis, emphysema
  6. Adenosine (Adenocard) Indications
  7. Atropine Sulfate Indications
    Symptomatic bradycardia, organophosphate poisoning
  8. Activated Charcoal Indications
    Toxic ingestion
  9. Amiodarone (Cordarone) Indications
    Ventricular arrhythmias, second line agent for atrial arrhythmias
  10. Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Benadryl) Indications
    allergic reactions
  11. Calcium Chloride Indications
    Hypocalcemia, hypomagnesaemia, calcium blocker overdose
  12. Dextrose Indications
  13. Dopamine (Intropin) Indications
    Hypotension after ROSC, Hypotension with the heart rate does not need to be increased, Symptomatic bradycardia when atropine has no effect
  14. Epinephrine 1:1,000 Indications
    Anaphylaxis, Bradycardia, acute bronchospasm
  15. Epinephrine 1:10,000 Indications
    Cardiac arrest
  16. Etomidate (Amidate) Indications
    Induction of general anesthesia
  17. Fentanyl Citrate (Sublimaze) Indications
  18. Furosemide (Lasix) Indications
    Hypertension emergencies, Pulmonary Edema, CHF
  19. Glucagon Indications
    Hypoglycemia, beta blocker over dose
  20. Haloperidol (Haldol) Indications
    psychotic episodes, agitation
  21. Hydroxocobalamin Indications
    cyanide poisoning
  22. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) Indications
    Ventricular arrhythmias when Amiodarone is not available
  23. Magnesium Sulfate Indications
    Torsades de pointes, preeclampsia, eclampsia, status asthmaticus
  24. Meperidine (Demerol) Indications
  25. Morphine Sulfate Indications
  26. Midazolam (Versed) Indications
    seizures, sedation, anxiety
  27. Naloxone (Narcan) Indications
    Narcotic overdose
  28. Nitroglycerin Indications
    Angina, hypertension emergency, CHF, Acute MI
  29. Oxytocin (Pitocin) Indications
    Postpartum hemorrhage
  30. Promethazine (Phenergan) Indications
    Nausea, vomiting, allergic reactions
  31. Phenylephrine (Neo-synephrine) Indications
    spinal and neurogenic shock, hypotension
  32. Propofol (Diprivan) Indications
  33. Rocuronium (Zemuron) Indications
    Muscle relaxation, general anesthesia
  34. Sodium Bicarbonate Indications
    Metabolic acidosis
  35. Succinylcholine (Anectine) Indications
    Muscle relaxation, general anesthesia
  36. Alteplase (TPA) Indications
    Acute Myocardium infarction
  37. Vasopressin Indications
    Asystole, PEA, adult shock refractory VF or pulseless VT, vasodilatory shock
  38. Vecuronium (Norcuron) Indications
    Muscle relaxation, general anesthesia
  39. Ondansetron (Zofran) Indications
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DSU Paramedic Medication Indications
Medication Indications