Category: Tachydysrhythmia

Amiodarone Interval Dosing

Submission ID: 287

Question:


When administering Amiodarone for a wide complex tachycardia it is infused over 10 minutes. Once finished you wait 10 minutes then administer the second dose?

Answer:


Correct, the 10-minute interval will start after the infusion has ended. This will allow time for the medication to take effect.

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