Home Medical Pharmacology

Pharmacology

Phenobarbital For Alcohol Withdrawal

At the beginning of my medical training, I grew accustomed to benzodiazepines like lorazepam, chlordiazepoxide, and diazepam being used as the cornerstone...

Intralipid

Intralipid (20% fat emulsion) is a formulation of intravenous fat made primarily of soybean oil, glycerin, and egg yolk-derived phospholipids. As an...

Dantrolene

Dantrolene (RYANODEX) is an intravenous nanosuspension of dantrolene sodium used as a prophylactic and therapeutic agent to treat malignant hyperthermia (MH) -...

Ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone (Rocephin) is an intravenous/intramuscular third generation cephalosporin that provides decent aerobic gram positive coverage (ie, pneumococcus although bacterial resistance is growing)...

Levetiracetam

Levetiracetam (Keppra) is an oral and intravenous antiepileptic drug (AED) indicated as adjunctive therapy for partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures, and generalized...

ABOUT RISHI

I'm a double board certified adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.

FAQs