Virtual Drug Bag
PACKAGED: 5 mg in 1ml vial
LOCATION: Not carried in drug bag
Pain relief in suspected cardiac chest pain, trauma emergencies, extremity fractures, dislocations, sprains, frostbite, abdominal pain, Haz-Mat Hydrofluoric Acid (HF), unilateral back pain and other painful conditions.
Up to 5 mg slow IV based on patient’s weight, provided SBP > 100.
Repeat Dose: May repeat up to 5 mg
If unable to establish IV, Morphine 5 mg IM
Pain relief in trauma emergencies, extremity fractures, dislocations, sprains, frostbite, pulmonary edema, abdominal pain, Haz-Mat Hydrofluoric Acid (HF) peds > 2 years old
0.1 mg/kg slow IV (max dose 5 mg) provided appropriate SBP.
Repeat Dose: 0.1 mg/kg, may repeat up to 5 mg.
If unable to establish IV, Morphine IM 0.1 mg/kg, max 5 mg
Provides analgesia, reduces cardiac preload by increasing venous capacitance and decreasing afterload
Hypersensitivity to narcotics
Head injury, increased ICP
Severe respiratory depression
Patients who have taken MAO inhibitors within 14 days
PRECAUTIONS AND SIDE EFFECTS:
Hypotension, tachycardia, bradycardia, palpitations, syncope, facial flushing, respiratory depression, euphoria, bronchospasm, dry mouth, allergic reaction
Use with caution in the elderly, those with asthma, and in those susceptible to CNS depression.
May worsen bradycardia or heart block in inferior MI (vagotonic effect)
PEDI: Yes for repeat doses