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Commonly Used Medications

Antibiotics
Ampicillin Amikicin Ancef Augmentin Cefotan Cefotaxime Ciprofloxacin Clindamycin Imipenem Keflex Levaquin Nafcillin Vancomycin

Adult Dose
50-100 mg/kg/day q6 IV/IM 15 mg/kg up to 1500 mg/day IM/IV divided q 8-12h 1.5-12 g/day q8h IV 250 -500 mg q8 PO .5-4 g/day q12 IV 2-12 g q8 IV 250-750 mg q12 PO 300-600 mg q6 IV 250-1000mg IV q 6-8 1-4 g/day q8 PO 500-750 gm PO/ IV q2-4 4-18 g/day q8 PO 1 g q12 IV

Anti-Emetics
Anezmet Comazine Phenergan Reglan Tigan Zofran 12.5 mg IV/ 1.8mg/kg up to 100 mg IV/PO single dose 5-10 mg q6-8 PO/PR 12.5-50 mg q6-8 PO/PR 1-2 mg/kg q4-6 IV 200 mg q8 IV 8 mg PO BID; 4 mg IV/IM

Anti-Fungal
Diflucan Zosyn 100-400 mg po/IV QD 3.375 g IV q 4-6

H2 Blockers
Axid Nexium Pepcid Protonix Tagamet Zantac ` 150-300 po q hs 20-40 mg po QD x 4-8 wks 20 mg q12 PO/IV 40 mg po/IV QD 300 mg q6-8 PO/IV 50 mg q8 IV

Muscle Relaxants
Baclofen 5-25 mg q8 PO

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Flexeril

10 mg q8 PO

Commonly Used Medications (contd)


Muscle Relaxants (contd)
Robaxin Valium 750 mg q8 PO 2-10 mg q6-8 PO/IM

Narcotics
Codeine Darvocet N-100 Demerol Dilaudid Fentanyl Ketamine Lortab Morphine Percocet Stadol 15-60 mg q6 PO/IM 1-2 PO q 4-6 PRN pain 50-100 mg q3-4 PO/IM 2-4 mg q4-6 PO/IM 2-50 mcg/kg IV .5-2 mg/kg IV or 4 mg/kg IM or 10 mg/kg PO 5-10 mg PO q 4-6 PRN 4-15 mg q2-4 IV/IM 1-2 PO q 4-6 PRN pain 1-2 mg q3-4 IV/IM

NSAIDS
Bextra Clinoril Daypro Dolobid Feldene Ibuprofen Indocin Lodine Naprosyn Oruvail Relafen Tolectin Voltaren Celebrex Vioxx 10 mg PO QD 15 mg q12 PO 1200 mg qDay PO 150-500 mg q8 PO 10-20 mg qDay PO 1200-3200 mg/day q8 PO 25-75 mg q 8-12 PO 200-300 mg q12 PO 250-500 mg q8-12 PO 200 mg qDay PO 500 mg q8-12 PO 200-600 mg q8 PO 100-200 mg q8-12 PO 100 bid or 200 mg qd 12.5 or 25 qd

Paralitic
Succinylcholine Vecuronium _ mg per kg (usually 400 mg) .1 mg per kg (usually 10 mg of vec)

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Nimbex

.1-2.0 mg/kg IV

Sedation
Ativan Chloral Hydrate Diprivan Etomidate Haldol Librium Valium Versed 2-3 mg q8-12 PO/IV/IM 5-15 mg/kg q8 PO/PR 25-50 mg/kg 20 mg 40 IV .5-2 mg q8-12 25-100 mg q6-8 IV/IM 2-10 mg q6-8 PO/IV/IM .1-.2 mg/kg q6-8 IV

Miscellaneous Carafate Folate Flumazenil Narcan Thiamine Tylenol Vitamin K 1 g qAC + qHS PO .10 mg qDay PO .2 mg IV .4-2 mg IV 100 mg qDay IV 650-1000 mg q4-6 PO/PR 10-50 mg qDay IV

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