Final year medicine: Important Drug doses for exam


Final Year: Important Drug Doses for exam

(Special thanks to Tauseef Bhai 2011)

1. Aspirin=  as antiplatelet 75-81mg, as anti inflammatory/painkiller 275-325mg,  as anti pyretic(fever) 325-650mg
2. Inj Streptokinase (SK) 1.5 million IU (international units) IV in 100mL of Normal Saline over 1 hour.  (For Myocardial Infarction)
3. Inj Benzathine penicillin 1.2 million IU IM every 3-4 weeks (for Rhematic fever).
4. Inj Benzylpenicillin 2-3 million IU 4hourly IV  ( for Infective Endocarditis)
5. Helicobacter pylori Eradication Regime for Peptic Ulcer Disease =  Omeprazole 40mg + Amoxicillin 2 gms + Clarithromycin 500mg ( for 10-14 days).
6. Interferon Doses for Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment.
                            a) Standard Interferon alpha 2a & alpha 2b = 3 million IU 3times/week subcutaneously
                            b) PEG interferon alpha 2a = 180 micrograms(mcg)/week (fixed dose)
                            c) PEG interferon alpha 2b = 1.5 mcgs/kg/week.
7. Anti TB (ATT) :  Isoniazid(INH)= 5mg/kg ; Rifampacin 10mg/kg ; Ethambutol 15-25 mg/kg; Pyrazinamide 15-30mg/kg
8. Diabetic Ketoacidosis from Book

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