Pharmacology

  • Bicarbonate

    Oh bicarbonate… how you’ve become the drug which elicits the majority of my soap box lessons on ICU rounds and…

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  • Sugammadex

    Sugammadex (Bridion) is an intravenous reversal agent for rocuronium and vecuronium, two aminosteroid, non-depolarizing neuromuscular junction blockers (NMJBs). It’s a…

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  • Norepinephrine

    Norepinephrine (Levophed) is a powerful, endogenous catecholamine routinely used in the ICU and perioperative settings. As a single agent, it…

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  • IV Acetaminophen

    Intravenous (IV) acetaminophen (Ofirmev) is a prime example of how multimodal analgesia can be augmented in the perioperative and ICU…

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  • Methadone

    Methadone (Dolophine) is a narcotic best known for providing a safe albeit slow recovery from opioid addiction (even in pregnancy)…

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