Neonatal Resuscitation Drug Calculator


Advanced Directives

(If unknown, enter as Patient X, etc.)
Neonatal Resuscitation
DrugConcentration Dose Volume Notes
Adenosine IV
(0.1 mg/kg)
*0.3 mg/mL
*Dilute 1 mL (3 mg) with 9 mL 0.9% NaCl for a final conc of 0.3 mg/mL. Administer IV direct over 1- 2 seconds by physician only.
Atropine IV/IM/SC/ETT
(0.02 mg/kg)
0.1 mg/mL
For ETT dilute dose with 1-2 mL of 0.9% NaCl
Calcium Gluconate IV
(100 mg/kg)
100 mg/mL
Give undiluted. For VT, wide QRS or cardiac arrest in the presence of hyperkalemia or hypocalcemia. Slow IV push by physician only. Monitor bradycardia. May repeat in 10 minutes if necessary
Epinephrine ETT
Draw up in a 3 or 5 mL syringe and label "for ETT"
(0.1 mg/kg)
0.1 mg/mL
1:10 000
Administer rapidly. Do not follow with a flush.
Epinephrine IV/UVC preferred route Draw up in a 1 mL syringe and label "for IV/UVC"
(0.02 mg/kg)
0.1 mg/mL
1:10 000
Administer rapidly. Follow with a 3 mL 0.9% NaCl flush.
Fentanyl IV
(2 mcg/kg)
10 mcg/mL
Morphine IV
(0.1 mg/kg)
0.2 mg/mL
Naloxone IV or IM
(0.1 mg/kg)
0.4 mg/mL
Rocuronium IV
(0.5 mg/kg)
10 mg/mL
Range: 0.5 - 1 mg/kg
Sodium Bicarbonate IV
(1 mmol/kg)
0.5 mmol/mL
Give slowly, over at least 2 minutes. May repeat in 10 minutes one time
Succinylcholine IV
(2 mg/kg)
20 mg/mL

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