By Kent Olson
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1 mg/kg IV over 1 minute (see Benzodiazepines [Diazepam, Lorazepam, and Midazolam]). c. 2 mg/kg IV over 1 minute (see Benzodiazepines [Diazepam, Lorazepam, and Midazolam]). d. 2 mg/kg IM or IV over 1 minute (see Haloperidol and Droperidol). Note: Do not give haloperidol decanoate salt intravenously. Caution: Both droperidol and haloperidol have caused prolongation of the QT interval and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (torsade de pointes) and should be avoided or used with great caution in patients with preexisting QT prolongation or with toxicity from agents known to prolong the QT.
B. Glucagon (see Glucagon) for beta receptor antagonist overdose. c. Calcium (see Calcium) for calcium antagonist overdose. d. Propranolol (see Propanolol) or esmolol (Esmolol) for theophylline, caffeine, or metaproterenol or other beta-agonist overdose. 7. If the above measures are unsuccessful, insert a central venous pressure (CVP) monitor or pulmonary artery catheter to determine whether further intravenous fluids are needed and to measure the cardiac output (CO) and calculate the systemic vascular resistance (SVR) as follows: where MAP is the mean arterial pressure and normal SVR = 770â€“1500.
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if there is no pulse and perform advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) for arrhythmias and shock. Note that some ACLS drugs may be ineffective or dangerous in patients with drug- or poisoninduced cardiac disorders. For example, procainamide is contraindicated in patients with tricyclic antidepressant overdose, and atropine and isoproterenol are ineffective in patients with beta receptor antagonist poisoning. B. Begin continuous electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring.
Poisoning & Drug Overdose, 5 e 2006 by Kent Olson