Veterinary Pharmacology – Chapter 19 Emergency Drugs LIST

Bradycardia / slow heart beat
**Atropine and Epinephrine can be given together intratracheal.
**Can’t give intracardiac!!

Crystalloid Solution
To correct shock

Use ONLY for severe allergic reaction

To control status epilepticus. (SE) is an epileptic seizure of greater than five minutes or more than one seizure within a five minute period without the person returning to normal.

Asystole / no heart beat

If animal is anemic, this drug is used to ↑ increase systemic oxygen content.

Ventricular arrhythmias – stabilizing heart

Used ONLY for cerebral edema

Opioid reversal

Use only for severe allergic reaction

medetomidine alpha-2 agonist approved for use as a sedative and analgesic in dogs; trade name is DexDomitor Isoflurane Inhalent anesthetic with rapid induction and recovery times. Drug has very little effect on the cardiovascular system compared to other inhalants. Only …

Morphine sulfate Classification: opiate agonist; schedule C-II Action: binds with opiod receptors. Depression of vasomotor centers of brain as well as release of histamines. For angina: morphine reduces stimulation of the sympathic nervous system caused by pain/anxiety. Reduces heart rate, …

ACEi Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) drugs blocking the body’s production of angiotensin II, a hormone that circulates in the blood and has many effects on the cardiovascular system; main role: constrict blood vessels – CILAZAPRIL Alpha-blocker Any drug …

Adenosine is the generic name for a. Nucleoside. b. Adenocard. c. Actidose. d. Alupent. B. Adenocard Adenosine is primarily used in the treatment of a. Wide complex junctional dysrhythmia. b. Narrow complex pulseless bradycardia. c. Narrow complex supraventricular tachycardia. d. …

6 rights of medication administration 1. right pt 2. right medication 3. right dose 4. right route 5. right time 6. right documentation advantages of enteral route 1. simple 2. safe 3. less expensive 4. low potential for infection WE …

Epinephrine Classification Sympathomimetic, sympathetic agonist, catecholamine, antidysrhythmic, vasopressor, inotropic agent, bronchodilator Epinephrine Mechanism of Action Acts directly on Alpha & Beta receptors of the Sympathetic Nervous system. Beta effects are more profound than Alpha effects. Effects include: -Increased HR (chronotropy) …

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