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same time every morning
when should SYNTHROID (ELTROXIN) / levothyroxine be taken?
hyperthyroidism
a condition where TOO MUCH thyroid hormone is produced
hypothyroidism
a condition where TOO LITTLE thyroid hormone is produced
same manufacturers product
for thyroid medication, what should the technician try to dispence each time?
osteoporosis
bone loss
take on an empty stomach and drink plenty of fluids
what are the aux labels for FOSAMAX / alendronate?
type I diabetes
a condition where the patient is insulin dependant
autoimmune disease
when the immune system attacks tissues of the body
immune system
the bodys defence system, fights infections and invasions of the body
non insulin dependant diabetes mellitus
what does NIDDM mean?
type II diabetes
a condition where the patients insulin is low or ineffective
insulin dependant diabetes mellitus
what does IDDM mean?
hypoglycemia
low blood sugar levels
blood glucose
blood sugar
alcohol, aspirin, decongestants
what 3 things can alter blood glucose levels?
hyperglycemia
high or elevated blood sugar levels
fridge
unopened vials of insulin should be stored where?
100units/ml
what is the strength of insulin?
sliding scale
insulin given in varying doses depending on the reading of the glucometer is what?
rolled in palm
insulin suspensions must be ______ __ ____ instead of shaken
sit up for 30 minutes
do this after taking FOSAMAX / alendronate
30 minutes before breakfast
take FOSAMAX / alendronate when?