EMS DRUGS

EMS drugs – Paramedic level

Check out this chart to see the what you need to know for each drug.

Here is the drug monograph template (right-click and “save as”) for you to use. Simply fill out the template for each drug to create your medication portfolio.

Please keep in mind that these are intended to be quick reference guides, not encyclopedias.  Follow the template!

Below you’ll find short activities to help you review, reinforce, and repeatedly see the medication information you need to know.

DRUG

MCFRS

NREMT

CLASS

REVIEW

Adenosine

Antidysrhythmic

Albuterol

Sympathomimetic Bronchodilator

Amiodarone

Calcium Channel Blocker

Aspirin

Platelet inhibitor

Atropine

Anticholinergic

Atrovent

Anticholinergic

Benadryl

Antihistamine

Calcium Chloride

Electrolyte

Cardizem

Calcium Channel Blocker

Charcoal

Adsorbent

Dexamethasone

Corticosteroid

Dextrose

Carbohydrate

Dopamine

Sympathomimetic, Vasopressor

Epinephrine

Sympathomimetic

Fentanyl

Opioid Analgesic

Glucagon

Pancreatic hormone

Haldol

Antipsychotic

Hydroxocobalamin

Cyanide poisoning adjunct

Insulin

Antidiabetic

Lactated Ringer

Isotonic solution

Lasix

Loop diuretic

Lidocaine

Antidysrhythmic

Magnesium Sulfate

Electrolyte

Morphine

Opioid Analgesic

Narcan

Opioid Antagonist

Nitroglycerin

Vasodilator

Nitrous Oxide

Gaseous analgesic

Pralidoxime

Cholinesterase reactivator

Procainamide

Antidysrhythmic

Sodium Bicarb

Alkalizing agent

Solu-Medrol

Glucocorticoid

Succinylcholine

Neuromuscular Blocker

Terbutaline

Bronchodilator, Beta-2 adrenergic agonist

Thiamine

Vitamin B

Tylenol

Analgesic

Valium

Benzodaizepine, Anticonvulsant, Sedative-hypnotic

Vasopressin

Vasopressor

Verapamil

Calcium Channel Blocker

Versed

Benzodaizepine, Anticonvulsant, Sedative-hypnotic

Zofran

Serotonin receptor antagonist, Antiemetic

EDUCATION

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