Canine Emergency Drugs

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Concentration   Units
Body Weight   KG   Pounds
Defibrillation 4 joules/kg   Joules
Epinephrine 1:1000   mls
Atropine   0.5 mg/ml   mls
Bretylium   50 mg/ml   mls
Magnesium chloride   200 mg/ml   mls
Naloxone   0.4 mg/ml   mls
Lidocaine   20 mg/ml   mls
Valium   5 mg/ml   mls
Calcium chloride   10% solution     mls
Glucose   500 mg/ml     mls
Shock volume of fluids   90 ml/kg/hour     mls/hour
Maintenance volume of fluids   (30 X Kg) + 70     mls/hour  

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Copyright 2001 Wayne E. Wingfield, MS, DVM, Colorado State University. All rights reserved.
Last updated: 06/11/01
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