Pharmacology

  • Calcium Chloride

    Calcium chloride (CaCl2) is an ionic form of intravenous calcium repletion with roughly three times more bioavailable calcium than its…

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  • Glycopyrrolate

    Glycopyrrolate (Robinul) is an anticholinergic (specifically an anti-muscarinic) that works on peripheral acetylcholine receptors in the heart (SA node, AV…

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  • Dexamethasone

    Dexamethasone (Decadron) is synthetic adrenocortical steroid roughly 25 times more potent than hydrocortisone and devoid of mineralcorticoid (“sodium retaining”) properties.…

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  • Flumazenil

    Flumazenil (Romazicon) is a reversal agent for benzodiazepines (“benzos”) through competitive inhibition at the GABA(A)/benzo receptor complex. Since it serves…

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  • Potassium Chloride

    Potassium chloride (KCl) is a form of intravenous electrolyte repletion in hypokalemia – the most common electrolyte disorder in hospitalized…

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