Pharmacology

  • Tranexamic Acid

    Tranexamic acid (“TXA”, Cyklokapron) is an analog of the amino acid lysine that works as an antifibrinolytic by binding lysine…

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  • Isoproterenol

    Isoproterenol (Isuprel) is a nonselective beta adrenergic agonist structurally very similar to epinephrine which I use most commonly in the…

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  • Diphenhydramine

    Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is a first generation antihistamine which blocks H1 histamine receptors. Unlike many second generation antihistamines, first generation medications…

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  • Factor Eight Inhibitor Bypass Agent (FEIBA)

    Factor eight inhibitor bypass agent (FEIBA) is a plasma derived procoagulant that contains primarily factors II (prothrombin) and activated factor…

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  • Propofol

    Propofol (Diprivan) is perhaps the most well known intravenous hypnotic used in perioperative and intensive care medicine. This “milk of…

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