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