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High-Alert Medications

High-Alert Medications

          High alert medications are the drugs. To improve the safety of High alert medications in the health care system it should be stored separately with proper labeling ORANGE color sticker and verified before dispensing and administering  

          When administering the High alert Medications to the patients double checking method is avoiding the medication error and improving the patient safety.

High Alert Medications List : 

          High alert medications are categorized into according to the drug classification.

A. Sedative :
Ex : Inj : Medazolam

B.Thrombolytic agents:
Ex : Inj : Urokinase
Inj : Streptokinase
Inj : Elaxim
Inj : Actylase
Inj : Mirel

C. Diuretics :
Ex : Inj : Torsemide Dytor

D. Anaesthetic Agents :
Inj : Propofol
Inj : Ketamine
Inj : Lidocaine
Inj : Ropivacaine

E. Antiarrythmic :
Inj : Amiodarone ( Potassium channel blocker )

F. Antiplatelet drug
Aspirin

G. Antithrombotic drugs
Inj : Heparin : 5000U
Inj : Heparin : 25000U

F. Cardiac Glycoside
Inj : Digoxin

G. Procoagulants 

Other High Alert Drugs :
01. Inj : Insulin 
04. Inj.: Nitroglycerine
05. Inj : Adrenaline
06. Inj : Atropine
07. Inj : Amiodarone
08. Inj : Morphine
09. Inj : Frusemide
10. Inj : Midazolam
11. Inj : Nor adrenaline
12. Inj : Propofol
13. Inj : Scolin ( Succinylcholine )
14. Inj : Sodium Bicarbonate
15. Inj : Ns3%
16. Inj : Loxicard 2% 50ML
17. Inj : Lidocaine 2% With adrenaline
18. Inj : Dobutamine
19. Inj : Dopamine
20. Inj : Heparin
21. Inj : Potassium chloride
22. Inj : Heparin
23. Inj : Insulin
24. Inj : Labetol
25. Inj : Lox 2% 30 ML
26. Inj : Lorazepam
27. Inj : Magnesium sulphate 
28. Inj : Betaloc
29. Inj : Diazepam
30. Inj : Digoxin
31. Inj : Dilzem
32. Inj : Pancuronium
33. Inj : Vecuronium
34. Inj : Streptokinase
35. Inj : Fentanyl
36. Inj : Vasopressin

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