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Emergency Drugs Nursing Mnemonic

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LEAN

  • L-Lidocaine
  • E-Epinephrine
  • A-Atropine Sulfate
  • N-Narcan

Description

The above drugs work in a variety of emergency settings, they are good drugs to LEAN on. Lidocaine can be used in emergency situations for ventricular arrhythmias. Epinephrine is a vital drug in the ACLS protocol. Atropine can be given with symptomatic bradycardia. Narcan is a reversal agent for opiate overdose.

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