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Amiodarone Dosing

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Strategies for the Prehospital Treatment of Stable Ventricular Tachycardia
The 2010 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines Update recommended procainamide, amiodarone, sotalol or lidocaine for the treatment of stable v tach.1 Table 2 below provides information on recommended antidysrhythmic dosing and potential side ...
Grandmother charged in girl's fatal poisoning
A 5-year-old girl who died in January while in her grandmother's care had prescription drugs promethazine and amiodarone in her blood, according to an affidavit filed along with murder charges against the grandmother. Hilda Daves, 49, was formally ...
In-Depth Summary of 2015 AHA Guidelines Updates for EMS Providers - Journal of
Amiodarone in a single RCT didn't appear to improve survival in low doses and may increase mortality in high doses when used early in patients with suspected myocardial infarction (Class IIb).
5 reasons to consider switching to premixed drugs
Amiodarone causes hyperthyroidism in about 2% of patients. Thyrotoxicosis and arrhythmia with fatal outcome has been reported in the presence of pre-existing hyperthyroidism even following a single intravenous amiodarone dose.

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