Amidate

Drug List

Amidate

Drug Name

Amidate (Etomidate)

Manufactured By

Hospira, Inc.

Drug Savings


Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.



Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.


Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Etomidate is indicated by intravenous injection for the induction of general anesthesia. When considering use of etomidate, the usefulness of its hemodynamic properties

How To Use

Given at doctors office, hospital or clinic

Side Effects

The most frequent adverse reactions associated with use of intravenous etomidate are transient venous pain on injection and transient skeletal muscle movements, including myoclonus: Transient venous pain on inj, transient skeletal muscle movements including myoclonus, hyper- or hypoventilation, apnea, laryngospasm, hiccup, snoring, hyper- or hypotension, tachycardia, arrhythmias, post-op nausea/vomiting.

Drug Interactions

AMIDATE drug label information in our database does not contain a dedicated section on drug interaction

In Case of Overdose

Overdosage may occur from too rapid or repeated injections. Too rapid injection may be followed by a fall in blood pressure. No adverse cardiovascular or respiratory effects attributable to etomidate overdose have been reported. In the event of suspected or apparent overdosage, the drug should be discontinued, a patent airway established (intubate, if necessary) or maintained and oxygen administered with assisted ventilation, if necessary.

In Case of Missed Dose

N/A

Storage

N/A