Preanesthetic Drugs

Sherry Grisham-Cushing
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Preanesthetic Drugs

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Can cause tachycardia (Family and Drug) Family: Anticholinergics Drug: Atropine (mainly)
Can cause bradycardia (Families) Family: Opioids Family: Alpha-2 Agonists
Can prevent/control seizures (Family and Drugs) Family: Benzodiazepines Drug: Diazepam, Midazolam
Causes Hypotension (Family and Drug) Family: Phenothiazine Derivatives Drug: Acepromazine
Causes initial Hypertension, followed by Hypotension (Family) Family: Alpha-2 Agonists
Prevent arrhythmias (Family and Drug) Family: Phenothiazine derivatives Drug: Acepromazine
Analgesic effect occurs (Family) Family: Opioid Family: Alpha-2 Agonists
Contraindicated in shocky, hypotensive or anemic patients (Family and drug) Family: Phenothiazine derivatives Drug: Acepromazine
Drug families which can provide mild to profound tranquilization or sedation Families: Phenothiazine Derivatives Benzodiazepines Alpha-2 Agonists Opioids
Families which have a reversal agent Families: Benzodiazepines Alpha-2 Agonists Opioids
Can cause 2nd degree Heart Block (Family, Drugs) Family: Alpha-2 Agonists Drugs: Xylazine, Dexmedetomidine, Romifidine
Greatest potential for Respiratory Depression (Family) Family: Opioid Drugs: Many
Longest acting Opioid (Drug) Drug: Buprenorphine
Shortest acting Opioid (Drug) Drug: Fentanyl
Controlled Substance (Families and Drugs) Family: Benzodiazepines Drugs: Diazepam, Midazolam Family: Opioid Drugs: Many...
Anticholinergic drug which doesn't cross the placenta Drug: Glycopyrrolate
Family of drugs with a minimal adverse effect on cardiovascular and respiratory systems Family: Benzodiazepines Drugs: Diazepam, Midazolam
2 Drug Families which cause Neuroleptanalgesia when combined Families: Opioid and any Tranquilizer (Major or Minor)
Family and Drugs used to treat Bradycardia Family: Anticholinergic Drugs: Atropine, Glycopyrrolate
Has antiemetic effect (Drugs and Families) Family: Phenothiazines Drug: Acepromazine Family: Anticholinergics Drugs: Atropine, Glycopyrrolate
Can cause Vomiting (Families, Drugs) Family: Alpha-2 Agonists Drugs: Dexmedetomidine, Xylizine Family: Opioids Drugs: Many (but not all)
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