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B52-chemical restraint

Discussion in 'ALS Discussion' started by fast65, May 21, 2011.

  1. fast65

    fast65 Doogie Howser EMTP

    Location:
    Oregon
    So I remember my instructor mentioning something that he referred to as a "B52 cocktail" awhile back, it's supposedly used as a chemical restraint. I can't quite remember what the mixture of meds was though, I think it was 5 mg Haldol, 2 mg of Ativan and 50 mg of diphenhydramine, but I'm not sure. I was just wondering if anyone has ever heard of it or used it and if they remembered the "recipe"? Thanks
  2. medicstudent101

    medicstudent101 New Member

    Location:
    Central Indiana
    Haven't heard of that before. Hopefully someone's got a good answer.
  3. medicRob

    medicRob New Member

    Location:
    Nashville, TN
    50 mg Benadryl, 5 mg Haldol, 2 mg Lorazepam

    I prefer Turkocet when I go to the hospital. Turkey Sammich + Percocet.
  4. rwik123

    rwik123 Member

    Location:
    Boston MA
    Google search comes up with the 5 of Haldol and 2 of ativan

    http://www.fpnotebook.com/psych/Behavior/ChmclRstrnts.htm
  5. fast65

    fast65 Doogie Howser EMTP

    Location:
    Oregon
    Thanks guys!

    Rob, white or wheat?
  6. medicRob

    medicRob New Member

    Location:
    Nashville, TN
    White, 10/325

    Sig: q4-6h as needed

    Substitutions allowed.
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  7. fast65

    fast65 Doogie Howser EMTP

    Location:
    Oregon
    I feel like rye would compliment the percocet a little bit better
  8. medicstudent101

    medicstudent101 New Member

    Location:
    Central Indiana
    I'm hungry now. I want some Jimmy Johns, asap.
  9. Hoping that's P.O.

    P.S. I'll take a #9 from Jimmy Johns, no lettuce and add peppers please.
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