100 mcg/ml epi IV push dose epi

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Jennifer Hsu
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100 mcg/ml epi IV push dose epi

Does anyone use this diluted form of epinephrine at their hospital for hypotensive patients? our ED physicians have been using this push dose over other pressors due to it's effects on both alpha and beta receptors. They are drawing up and diluting this on their own which is a huge concern for safety risks and dilution errors. Wondering if anyone has experience with this and how we can provide this med without causing confusion with 1 mg/ml concentrations or 1mg/10ml carpujects used in ACLS code blue situations.