IV push

IV push

IV push

The administration of medicine intravenously by injection. The rate of injection is determined by the type of medication being administered and by the patient's response.
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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.
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.