Cardiology therapeutics and standard doses

  1. Standard dose of atenolol
    25-100 mg QD
  2. metoprolol dose
    100-200 mg QD
  3. Propranolol dose
    10-40 mg TID
  4. Carvedilol dose
    3.125-25 mg BID
  5. Verapamil starting dose
    40 mg BID
  6. Diltiazem starting dose
    60 mg TID
  7. Digoxin dose
    0.5-1 mg QD
  8. Amiodarone dose
    100-200 mg QD
  9. inpatient control of heart rhythm
    Sotalol, dofetilide
  10. before starting a class I drug for atrial flutter, need to do what
    Start AV nodal blocking agent (BB or CCB) for 24 hours
  11. curative treatment for supraventricular tachycardia
    EP catheter ablation
  12. PVC beats - QRS > ....
    QRS>0.12s
  13. treat patient With symptomatic PVC
    BB or CCB
  14. how to treat Torsades de Pointes
    IV magnesium, withdraw any QT prolonging drugs, treat electrolyte imbalance.
  15. Spironolactone loading and maintenance
    • 12.5-25 QD PO,
    • 25-100 QD PO
  16. Lisinopril loading and maintenance ACEIloading and maintenance
    • 10 mg QD PO,
    • 20-40 MG P.O. QD
  17. metoprolol loading and maintenance
    • 5 mg IV q2 min x 3,
    • 100-450 mg QD
  18. FUROSEMIDE loading and maintenance
    • 40 mg IV bolus,
    • 40-120 mg QD PO
  19. ENOXAPARIN loading and maintenance
    1 mg/kg SC Q12 h
  20. HCTZ loading and maintenance
    • 12.5-25 mg P.O.,
    • 25-50 mg P.O.
  21. AMLODIPINE loading and maintenance CCB
    • 5 mg P.O. QD,
    • 5-10 mg PO QD
  22. ADENOSINE Dose
    6 mg rapid push, flush with 20 ml saline
  23. atropine dose
    0.5 mg Q 3-5 min, max 3 mg
  24. digoxin loading, maintenance, and target
    • 4 mcg/kg P.O. or IV, 
    • 6 hrs later 2 mcg/kg
    • target 0.5-1
  25. rosuvastatin loading and maintenance
    • 5 mg P.O. QD,
    • 5-40 mg P.O. qd
  26. clopidogrel loading and maintenance Anti platelet
    • 300 mg P.0.,
    • 75 mg P.O. qd
  27. diltiazem loading and maintenance
    • 30-60 mg P.O. qid,
    • 180-360 divided dose
  28. dopamine dose inotrope
    2-5 mcg/kg/min IV, titration up
  29. nitroglycerin dose acute
    400 mcg sublingual Q 5 min
  30. losartan loading and maintenance ARB
    • 50 mg qd,
    • 25-100 mg/day in 2 doses
  31. Epinephrine dose Vasoconstrictor
    2-10 mcg/min infusion
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Cardiology therapeutics and standard doses
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Cardiology meds and doses
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