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SOLU-MEDROL

PACKAGED: 40 mg in 1 ml. (2 ampules in bag)

LOCATION: Main Compartment

INDICATIONS:
Severe allergic reactions
Anaphylaxis
Asthma
COPD
Emphysema

ADULT: 
Solu-Medrol 80 mg IV.

PEDI:
Solu-Medrol 2 mg/kg IV, max dose 80 mg.

THERAPEUTIC ACTION:
Potent anti-inflammatory steroid
Accelerates detoxification of cyanide

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
None

PRECAUTIONS AND SIDE EFFECTS:
Cardiac arrhythmias, syncope

REQUIRES MCP:
ADULT:
No

PEDI:
Yes for repeat

Solu-Medrol is not the sole reason to start an IV, it should not delay any other treatment, and airway should be a priority.