The 10 Most Common Emergency Drugs.
- Epinephrine - increases heart rate, constricts blood vessels, dilates air passages.
- Lidocaine - local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic drug.
- Furosemide - loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema.
- Digoxin - cardiac glycoside widely used in the treatent of various heart conditions like atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and sometimes heart failure that cannot be controlled by other medications.
- Sodium Bicarbonate - used as a buffer in respiratory acidosis-induced cardiac arrests.
- Dopamine Hydrochloride - increases heart rate and blood pressure.
- Nitroglycerin - vasodilator to treat heart conditions, such as angina and chronic heart failure.
- Atrophine Sulfate - used to treat episodes of bradycardia, asystole and cardiac arrest.
- Dobutamine Hydrochloride - used in treatment of heart failure and cardiogenic shock.
- Morphine Sulfate - used to treat both acute and chronic pain. Also used for pain due to myocardial infarction and labor.
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