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Amidate (Etomidate) - Drug Interactions, Contraindications, Overdosage, etc

 
 



DRUG INTERACTIONS

AMIDATE drug label information in our database does not contain a dedicated section on drug interactions. Please check subsections of WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS as well as other sources.

OVERDOSAGE

Overdosage may occur from too rapid or repeated injections. Too rapid injection may be followed by a fall in blood pressure. No adverse cardiovascular or respiratory effects attributable to etomidate overdose have been reported.

In the event of suspected or apparent overdosage, the drug should be discontinued, a patent airway established (intubate, if necessary) or maintained and oxygen administered with assisted ventilation, if necessary.

The LD50 of etomidate administered intravenously to rats is 20.4 mg/kg.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Etomidate is contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to it.

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