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Table suggesting guidelines on compability of mixing of I/V drugs in Cardiology & I/V fluids.


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DRUGS Adr Amino Atrop Ca Dobu Dopa Frus GTN Hep Hydra Isopre mid Morp NaNitro Noradr KCL NAHCO3
Adrenaline N N Y N Y Y N - G - - - - - Y Y N
Aminophylline N N - Y N Y S Y Y N N - N - N Y Y
Atropine Y - N - Y - - - Y - - - Y - - Y N
Calcium N Y - N N Y - - G - Y - - - Y Y N
Dobutamine G N Y N N Y N Y N S Y - Y Y Y N N
Dopamine Y Y - G Y N - Y Y Y Y - G - Y Y N
Frusemide N S - - N - N - Y N N - N - - Y Y
GTN - Y - - Y Y - N - N - - - Y - - -
Heparin G Y Y G N Y Y - N Y Y - N - Y Y Y
Hydrallazine - N - - S Y N N Y N - - - - - Y -
Isoprenaline - N - Y Y Y N - Y - N - - - Y Y N
Midazolam - - - - - - - - - - - N Y - - - -
Morphine - N Y N Y G N - N - - Y N - - Y -
Na Nitroprusside - - - - Y - - Y - - - - - N - - -
Noradrenaline Y N - Y Y Y - - Y - Y - - - N Y N
KCL Y Y Y Y N Y Y - Y Y Y - Y - Y N Y
NAHCO3 N Y N N N N Y - Y - N - - - N Y N

Y = Yes, medications are compatible. N = No, medications are not compatible. G = Medications can be used in glucose solutions only. S = Medications can be mixed in (0.9%) Sodium Chloride solutions only.

  

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