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Medications for Asystole

Drugs associated with Asystole

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Asystole: Cardiac standstill or arrest, absence of a heartbeat.

Synonym: Beau's syndrome.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
epinephrine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Brand names:  Adrenalin, Adrenalin Chloride, Adrenaclick, Medihaler-Epi, Primatene Mist, Twinject, Twinject Auto-Injector, Asthmahaler

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
vasopressin Rx C N 1 review
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Generic name: vasopressin systemic

Brand names:  Pitressin, Vasostrict

Drug class: antidiuretic hormones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Adrenalin Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
sodium bicarbonate Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: sodium bicarbonate systemic

Brand name:  Neut

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes, urinary pH modifiers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
calcium chloride Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: calcium chloride systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Pitressin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: vasopressin systemic

Drug class: antidiuretic hormones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Adrenalin Chloride Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Adrenaclick Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Medihaler-Epi Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Neut Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: sodium bicarbonate systemic

Drug class: antacids, minerals and electrolytes, urinary pH modifiers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Primatene Mist Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Twinject Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Twinject Auto-Injector Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Asthmahaler Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: epinephrine systemic

Drug class: vasopressors, adrenergic bronchodilators, catecholamines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vasostrict Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: vasopressin systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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