Description: Immediately following bolus administration of 20 mg (0.25 mg/kg) or 25 mg (0.35 mg/kg) diltiazem hydrochloride injection and reduction of heart rate, begin an intravenous infusion of diltiazem hydrochloride. The recommended initial infusion rate of diltiazem hydrochloride is 10 mg/h.
Description: Many nurses are apprehensive about having to titrate a Cardizem drip. Patients who require Cardizem are usually facing life threatening conditions like A-fib and this can be very stressful to a nurse who doesn’t typically deal with this sort of condition.
Description: Diltiazem (Cardizem) drip Order Set Available in Empower Effective. 03/2014 Rev. 06/2014 INDICATION: Atrial fibrillation with sustained (greater than 30 minutes) heart rate greater than 120 bpm and systolic blood pressure greater than 100mmHg GENERAL NURSING 1. Telemetry with continuous cardiac monitoring 2.
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Description: Coadministration of diltiazem with rifampin or any known CYP3A4 inducer should be avoided when possible, and alternative therapy considered. Statins: Diltiazem is an inhibitor of CYP3A4 and has been shown to increase significantly the …
Description: CRITICAL CARE PROTOCOLS DILITIAZEM HYDROCHLORIDE (CARDIZEM) I. Cardizem continuous infusion is indicated for the control of: A. Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter with rapid ventricular response (except in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter associated with an accessory bypass tract and patients with known sick sinus …
Description: 1. If HR < 120 bpm, start Diltiazem infusion at 10 mg/hour. 2. If HR > 120 bpm and SBP > 100 mmHg, rebolus with Diltiazem 0.35 mg/kg IV (maximum dose = 25 mg). Then, after 15 minutes, a. Start Diltiazem infusion at 10 mg/hour. b.If HR > 120 bpm and SBP > 100 mmHg, may increase diltiazem infusion in 5 mg increments, up to 20 mg/hour 3.
Description: Diltiazem (Cardizem) is a calcium channel blocker and anti-arrhythmic for heart rate control during atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, multifocal atrial tachycardia and atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response. Do not use for wide complex QRS tachycardias. The anti-dote for diltiazem is calcium. It is mixed as a 1:1 drip.
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Description: INTERFACILITY CRITICAL CARE TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS FOR CRITICAL CARE TEAM CRITICAL CARE PARAMEDIC (CCP) ... Diltiazem Drip (Cardizem) 2. Nicardipene Drip v. Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors 1. Abciximab (Reopro) ... protocols, review the orders with medical director prior to the transport for approval to follow. ...
Description: Rebolus with 0.35 mg/kg Cardizem IV 3. Start infusion: 5 mg/hour (5 ml/hour) for 24 hours May titrate to 15 mg/hour to maintain the desired heart rate and continue for …
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