Terms in this set (44)
amphetamine for ADHD, Narcolepsy, SE: increase BP & P, addictive
Ksparing diuretic for CHF, Na reabsorbtion in renal tubules
"diphenhydramine" for allergies, motion sickness, allergic blood T/F
"captopril", ace inhib for HTN, CHF, prevents renal failure
"doxazosin" for BPH, HTN, alpha blocker w same precautions as BB, go slow!
see "clonidine", offlabel use: ETOH withdrawal, smoking cessation
"betamethasone" steroid with many uses: MS, Lupus, RA, fetal lung maturity
chemo agent for bladder, testicular, ovarian ca, oto-& nephrotoxicity
"celebrex" NSAID Cox-2 inhib for arthritis, risk ofMI/CVA w long-term use
same indication as Adderall, contraindicated w glaucoma, MAOI's, HTN
chemo agent decreases immune response for RA, MS, lupus, nephrotic synd.
"duloxetine" SSRI antidepressant & for fibromyalgia, di<:tb neuropathy, GAD
emergency IV treatment for Malignant Hyperthermia, kept in the OR!
treats cardiogenic & septic shock by increasing heart rate contractility
transdermal fentanyl for severe pain (cancer), hi abuse med, fatal w OD
"selegiline" treats Parkinson's movement disorders, tremors, stiffness
benzodiazepine antagonist/antidote for benzodiazepine overdose
weekly SQ injectible, treats RA, Crohns, refrigerate, inhibits immune response
"sumatriptan" Triptan for migraines, nasal spray avail, SE: HTN
prevents kidney transplant rejection, treats RA, inhibits immune response
Interleukin & Interferon:
enhances immune system during cancer treatment, chemo
decreases triglycerides, increases HDL, also decreases risk of pancreatitis
SSRI that treats obsessive compulsive disorder
treats diab neuropathy, shingles & anticonvulsant, SE: suicide, periph edema
tetracycline for acne, pneumonia, TERATOGEN, NO MILK, NO SUN
"nubain" opiod analgesic for mod/severe pain, sedating, labor/delivery med
opiod antagonist/antedote for overdose/resp depression from morphine, heroin
potent IV drip vasodilator for decompensating CHF w dyspnea' at rest, RN only
patch x 1O-12hrs, then patch free x lO-12hrs to prevent depend., no ED meds!
potent intravenous vasodilator for HTN crises, ER/ICU drug
"vincristine" chemo drug for non-hodkins, can cause severe periph neuropathy
short-term anticonvulsant for status epilepticus, addictive & sedative
"felodipine" CCB for HTN, CHF, Raynauds, never crush or split, no grapefruits
blood product, prevents RH sensitization in RH neg, and fetal erythroblastosis
AKA "cm'bex", see "eldepryl" Parkinson's drug
long-term maintenance bronchodilator for COPD, don't swallow-need handihaler
muscle relaxant for sprains/strains, take w food, short-term only, habit forming
"ketoralac" IV/1M NSAID for severe pain in ER or hospital, short-term (5 days)
K-sparing diuretic often used w "HCTZ" called "Dyazide" or "Maxzide"
"depakote"anticonvulsant & used for bipolar mania, never chew/crush
"thiamine", deficiency leads to Wemicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
"buproprion", atypical antidepressant, can treat bulemia, smoking "zyban"
decreases LDL, used in combination with statins, call w muscle weakness or pain
short-term last resort antibiotic reserved for MRSA, VRE, other resistant infect.