Each of the ACLS Algorithms utilizes a number of drugs which we will classify as “primary drugs”. The “primary drugs” are the medications that are used directly in an ACLS Algorithm. Here are the Primary ACLS drugs broken down by ACLS Algorithm.
Each is a link to its respective page which covers, in detail, all aspects of the medication and it use in each ACLS algorithm and in post resuscitation efforts.
ACLS Algorithms and Their Primary Drugs
Acute Coronary Syndromes
tPA-tissue plasminogen activator