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Rasmussen Pharmacology Test 3 part 2
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What is Carafate
A coating medication that protects the stomach from acid erosion
How and When is Carafate Given
It is given before eating, apart from other medications
How are Carafate & antacids different from H2 blockers & Proton pump inhibitors?
H2 blockers & PPIs reduce acid production. Carafate protect the stomach from acid erosion
Antacids neutralize acid, and can be taken after the meal if heartburn occurs
How is hyperacidity treated in renal patients?
With calcium carbonate, PPIs & H2 blockers
What antacids should renal patients avoid?
Magnesium & aluminum
Should reflux medications be given with food or on an empty stomach?
½ hour Before meals
What meds should not be taken with antacids?
Tetracyclines, Quinolones, PPIs, Carafate, H2 blockers
What medications should not be taken on an empty stomach?
Prednisone, Nsaids, Lytes & Griseofulvin
What is the difference between Reglan and Zofran
Reglan has direct acting cholinergic effects and blocks dopamine in the CNS
Zofran acts on the CNS by blocking 5HT3 (serotonin) receptors
Why might a dystonic reaction occur after giving prn Compazine ?
It is a phenothiazine (neuroleptic)
If Lomotil is part noneuphoric opiate & part atropine, what might be the side effects?
Anticholinergic effects: constipation, urine retention, tachycardia & pupil dilation
How is irritable bowel syndrome treated?
With anticholinergics & perhaps benzodiazepines
How are colonic infections treated?
Hydration & probiotics
Should people with Cdiff be treated with steroids to suppress inflammation?
What causes C diff and how is it treated?
Loss of normal flora due to immune suppression or antibiotics
What nursing precautions should be taken when caring for patients with C diff?
Do not rely on hand sanitizer
What meds cause constipation?
Opiates, anticholinergics, calcium, psychotropics, trazadone, tramadol
What situations cause constipation
Immobility, trauma, hypokalemia
Name 5 meds that promote bowel motility?
Miralax or Metamucil, Colace, senna, milk of magnesia
What is the protocol for constipation
Miralax or Metamucil, Colace, senna, milk of magnesia, then suppositories, then enemas
18. What are the risks of too many Laxatives ?
Dependency, dehydration, electrolyte depletion
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