IV vitamin C was a major component of the "Myers cocktail," an IV push
of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, and B vitamins, used to treat adrenal gland fatigue.
can be administered as a single dose of up to 750 mg by IV push
injection over 7.
Phenergan was first approved by the FDA in 1951 and was later approved for intravenous use, during which time the FDA and Wyeth discussed IV push
as one means of administering Phenergan.
The danger is greater with IV push
because the needle may penetrate an artery or the drug may escape "from the vein into surrounding tissue" (perivascular extravasation) and contact arterial blood.
Levine's argument is that the FDCA contains no express preemption provision and that there was no evidence that the FDA considered the risks and benefits of the IV push
method of administering Phenergan.
Routine IV push
meds were only done by the IV team.
This particular case of postoperative Harlequin syndrome occurred immediately following a slow IV push
of tramadol (50 mg) in a patient who had a contralaterally placed paravertebral catheter.
Rothrock likes to use it in combination with DHE, since he can administer the drugs in the same syringe: 1 mg of DHE and 5-10 mg of prochlorperazine in a slow IV push
If significant fluid overload does occur, inject electrolytes, give 40 mg of Lasix as an IV push
, and monitor the patient.
ISSUE: Do nurses have a responsibility to ensure that an IV push
is done properly?
Patients were treated with FOLOTYN at 30 mg/m2 once weekly by IV push
over 3-5 minutes for 6 weeks in 7-week cycles until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
The treatment is very simple: 2 grams of glutathione as an IV push
via a 10 cc syringe with a butterfly needle.