Common Meds / Common Doses: Pain Medication

  • Morphine:
    • Int: 2-4mg IV q3-4hrs prn
    • PCA: 0mg/1mg-1.5mg/6-10min
  • Dilaudid:
    • Int: 0.2-0.5mg IV q3-4hrs prn
    • PCA: 0/.2mg/10min
  • Fentanyl:
    • Int: 50-100mcg IV q2hrs prn
    • Drip (ICU): 50-100mcg/hr
  • Toradol: 15-30mg IV q6hrs x 48-72hrs
  • Norco: 5/325 1-2 tabs PO q4hrs prn
  • Vicodin: 5/500 1-2 tabs PO q6hrs prn (watch Tylenol max of 4000mg per day)
  • Oxycodone: 5-10mg PO q4hrs prn
  • Percocet: 5/325 1-2 tabs PO q4hrs prn