Card Set Information
acetamenophin drug category and indication
analgesic; for pain
acetylcolitic acid is a.k.a. what?
acetylcolitic acid category and indication
analgesics; for pain
atropine is the generic name for what brand name drug?
indication for lomotil?
dexamethasone is the generic name for what brand name drug?
depadron falls under what drug category?
glucocorticoid (endocrine drug; steroid)
what is dexamethasone indicated for?
swelling, edema (often given to pt's w/ brain treatments)
what is the brand name for ibuprophin?
demoral is the trade name for?
mepereidine (generic name)
demoral drug category?
oxycodone is the generic name for what brand name drug?
analgesic narcotic; pain
phenytoin is the generic name for what drug?
dylantin (trade name)
what is dylantin given for?
common drugs given for nausea
compazine and tygan
2 most common chemo. drugs
Adriomycin ("red death")
Adriomycin is known for what effects
aka "red death"
: extreme nausea, extreme vomiting, hair loss, cardiac issues (cardiac toxicity)
analgesics fall under what drug category?
depressants (sub category of CNS drugs)
example of a CNS stimulant drug?
adronergics and vasodilators are categorized under which drug group?
neuropharmacologic; autonomic drugs
increase HR and BP
cardiotonic drug effects and category
working with or to effect the heart/heart rate
2 subcategories of cardivascular drugs
carditonic and vasodilators (and/or vasocontrictors)
examples of anticoagulants
warfarin, heparin, kumatin, baby aspirin
danger of anticoagulants?
pt's can easily hemorrage; thins the blood