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generic name for Benadryl?
teaching about h1,
makes you drowsy, do not drive heavy equipment, take with food, avoid alcohol, do not take while breastfeeding
what is "antittusive"? and what meds are included
robuttisin DM, cough reflex
we've been studying a lot of oxygenation problems. to which of these would we NOT give an antitussive?
not to COPD patients
what is the most common expectorant?
guaifenesin, drink water
what is 'MDI'
multi dose inhaler
what if the MDI is not providing effective relief?
correct teaching, non therapeutic breathing techniques, make sure its not empty
side effects and adverse reactions to beta 2-andrenergics?
tremors, headaches, tachycardia, high blood sugar
common beta 2 andrenergics
tiotropium bromide, anticholinergic
ipratropium bromide, anticholinergic
if all 3 are needed, place them in order of administration
just exactly what do we mean by bronchodilator
opening bronchials, relaxing smooth muscles
theophylline has a very narrow therapeutic range. what are some of the side affects of this drug?
dangerous, cardiac dysrhythmia
LT modifiers are used for what?
montelukast, leukotriene modifiers
how long can I leave that theophylline oral granule packet open?
an asthma patient is brought to the ED in an acute asthma attack. should we give him an inhaled glucocorticoid
no, takes weeks to work. open with bronchodilator (albuterol)
important teaching for patient comfort while taking glucocorticoids
wash mouth, thrush
what is cromolyn sodium for?
blocking response, prophylaxes
mucomyst is administered with:
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