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You should assess for side effects of this drug which includes unexplained muscle pain and increased LFTs.
You should teach your patient to mix the powder with liquid and to take this drug 1 hour after or 4 hours before other drugs.
This drug can cause flushing.
This drug should be used with caution in patients with gallbladder disease.
This drug class is given to patients to treat hypertension. Side effects include hypotension and dizziness but not bradycardia.
This drug class is given to patients to treat hypertension. Side effects include bradycardia and hypotension and should be used with caution in patients with heart failure.
The antidote to this drug is vitamin K and you have to monitor PT and INR
This antibiotic is known for interfering with vitamin K and creates a risk for bleeding. This medication belongs to the largest antibiotic class.
Cefazolin sodium - cephalosporins
This medication blocks dopamine receptors in the brain which inhibits signals to the vomiting Center in the medulla.
This drug can cause angioedema and cough in patients on this drug. May also cause hyperkalemia
This drug stimulates the stem cells in the bone marrow.
This order should be completed before antibiotics are administered
Culture and sensitivity
Patients taking imipenem should be monitored for superinfection. Especially patients presenting with this infection.
Thrush (nystatin - "swish and swallow)
This drug reduces acid secreted by irreversibly binding to H+, K+, ATPase enzyme and blocking acid production. This drug should also be given in the morning.
This drug should not be given to patients with pork allergy. Capsules opened and sprinkled over food, not crushed. This drug should be taken before, during, or immediately after meals.
Drug given for chest pain but can cause hypotension in patients. Blood pressure should be monitored frequently during administration.
This drug increases neutrophil production in the bone marrow by stimulating the conversion of stem cells to the white cell line.
This drug could cause discoloration in teeth of children.
This drug should be taken with plenty of water because it can cause an esophageal obstruction.
This drug is used as an alternate to ACE inhibitors to treat hypertension. Kidney function and blood pressure should be monitored before, during, and after administration.
This drug has a therapeutic level of 0.5 to 2 and you should hold it for a pulse less than 60
This drug decreases the risk of thrombocytopenia in patients receiving chemotherapy.
This drug can cause red man syndrome. Peak and trough should be monitored and can cause ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity
This drug blocks the action of H 2 receptors by decreasing gastric acid secretions.
Patients taking this drug to decrease blood pressure should be monitored for side effects that include lupus-like syndrome - muscle or joint pain
Patients take this drug to prevent DVT in the hospital. Platelets should be monitored because this drug can lower them and cause bleeding problems.
Low molecular weight heparin
Ferritin levels should be monitored when taking this drug. A side effect of this drug is also constipation.
Patients allergic to this drug should not receive imipenem - Cilastatin
This drug should not be given to patients with an allergy to sulfa or thiazide diuretics. Can also cause crystalluria if the patient does not have adequate or increase fluid intake which will keep the urine diluted
This drug irritates the bowel causing increased peristalsis
Toxicity of this drug can cause anorexia, vomiting, and blurred vision. The antidote to this drug is digoxin immune fab.
This drug is used to prevent platelet aggregation. Adverse effects include thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura and bleeding.
Patients taking this drug should have their vitamin b12 and folate monitored.
Patients who are allergic to neomycin should not take any meds in this medication class
This drug slows peristalsis by acting on the smooth muscle of the intestine.
Diphenoxylate with atropine
Drug taken to decrease heart rate in patients who experience and MI or have hypertension. The blood pressure and heart rate of patients should be monitored and the drugs should not be abruptly stopped - risk of rebound tachycardia
Given for MI risk factors such as hypertension can cause ulcers and GI bleeding.
Overuse of this drug can cause metabolic alkalosis. Side effects of this drug are also constipation and diarrhea.
Patients taking this drug neither PTT monitored. To reverse the effects of this drug, patients should be given protamine sulfate.
This can be added to penicillin to decrease excretion that can lead to antibiotic toxicity.
This drug causes water and fat to be absorbed into the stools, softening them.
This drug decreases inflammation in the colon, but should not be given to patients with an aspirin or sulfa allergy.
This drug may change the color of the skin to orange - yellow.
Short acting insulin, onset of 30-60min, duration of 6-10hrs.
Only insulin that can be mixed, Intermediate, onset of 1-2hrs, duration of 16-24hrs. Remember NRRN when drawing up.
Rapid insulin, onset of 5-15min, duration of 3-4hrs.
Long acting insulin, onset oh 1 hour, duration up to 24 hours.
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