Lidocaine

 

INDICATIONS:

 

Pain management for IO insertion

 

ADMINISTRATION:

 

IO

 

DOSAGE:

ADULT:

  • 10-60mg 2% (0.5-3 cc)

 

GCEMS Adult Dose:

 

  • 40 mg (2 mL) 2%; may repeat up to 60 mg (3 mL)

 

PEDIATRIC:

  • Not Indicated

 

THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:

 

  • Pain relief from infusion through an IO

 

RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • Allergy to –caine- drugs

 

SIDE EFFECTS:

  • Hypotension, decreased LOC, irritability, muscle twitching, eventually seizures