Cardizem

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Section 8 - MEDICATION GUIDELINES

ANTIARRHYTHMICS

Diltiazem (CARDIZEM) / Calcium Channel Blocker

DESCRIPTION:

  • Slows conduction through the SA / AV node, Causes vasodilation.

INDICATIONS:

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • HYPOTENSION, wide complex tachycardia, conduction system disturbances.

PRECAUTIONS:

  • CHF, Hypotension, renal disease.

DOSAGE:

  • 0.25 mg/kg IV bolus over 2 minutes AND refer to appropriate PRACTICE PARAMETERS for specific dosages.