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Section 8 - MEDICATION GUIDELINES
Diltiazem (CARDIZEM) / Calcium Channel Blocker
- Slows conduction through the SA / AV node, Causes vasodilation.
- ATRIAL FIBRILLATION, ATRIAL FLUTTER. PRACTICE PARAMETER (4.03)
- HYPOTENSION, wide complex tachycardia, conduction system disturbances.
- CHF, Hypotension, renal disease.
- 0.25 mg/kg IV bolus over 2 minutes AND refer to appropriate PRACTICE PARAMETERS for specific dosages.