Lidocaine Xylocaine

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CLASS: Antiarrhythmic, Local Anesthetic

 Indications: Suppression of ventricular arrhythmias (ventricular tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation, PVC's). Prophylaxis against recurrence after conversion from ventricular tachycardia or Ventricular Fibrillation.

Adult Dosage: 1.0-1.5 mg/kg IV PUSH every 3-5 minutes to a total of 3 mg/kg. Maintenance Infusion below. 

Packaging: 100 mg/5 ml pre-filled syringes (for bolus) 1 Gm in 25 ml vials and pre-filled syringes (for infusion) 2 Gm in 500 ml D5W premixed bags (optional)

 

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