MED CARDS

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MED CARDS
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  1. AMILORIDE
    K soaring diuretic for CHF, Na reabsorption in renal tubules
  2. BENEDRYL "diphenhydramine"
    for allergies, motion sickness, allergic blood T/F
  3. Capoten "captopril"
    Ace Inhibitor for HTN, CHF, prevents renal failure
  4. BENEDRYL "diphenhydramine"
    for allergies, motion sickness, allergic blood T/F
  5. CARDURA " doxazosin"
    for BPH, HTN, alpha blocker w same precautins as BB, GO SLOW!
  6. CATAPRES see "clonidine" off label use:
    ETOH withdrawal, smoking cessation
  7. CELESTONE "betamethasone" steroid w many uses
    MS, LUPUS, RA, fetal lung maturity
  8. CISPLATIN:
    chemo agent for baldder, testicular, ovarian ca, oto- & nephrotoxicity
  9. CELECOXIB "celebrex"
    NSAID Cox-2 inhib for arthritis risk of MI/CVA w long-term use
  10. CONCERTA:
    Same idication as adderall, contraindicated w glaucoma, MAOI's HTN
  11. COREG "carvedilol"
    BB for CHF, HTN, s/p MI, same precautions as BB.....go slow!
  12. CYTOXAN
    Chemo agent decreases immune response for RA, MS, lupus, nephrotic synd.
  13. CYMBALTA 'duloxetine"
    SSRI antidepressant & for fibromyalgia, diab neuropathy, GAD
  14. DANTROLENE
    ER IV RX for Neuroleptic Malig Synd & malig. Hyperthermia kept in OR!
  15. DOBUTAMINE
    Treats cardiogenic & septic shock by increasing heart rate contractility
  16. DURAGESIC
    transdermal fentanyl for sever pain (CANCER) high abuse meds, fatal w OD
  17. ELDEPRYL "selegiline"
    treats Parkinson's movement disorders, tremors, stiffness
  18. ENBREL
    RA, PSORIASIS, weekly SQ, inhibits immune system, watch bleed, need TB
  19. FLUMAZENIL
    benzodiazepine antagonist/antidote for benzodiazepine overdose
  20. HUMIRA
    weekly SQ, treats RA, Crohns, refrigerate, inhibits immune response, need TB
  21. IMETREX "sumatriptan"
    Triptan for migraines, nasal spray avail

    SE: HTN
  22. IMURAN
    Prevents kidney transplant rejection, treats RA, inhibits immune response
  23. INTERLEUKIN & INTERFERON
    Enhances immune system during cancer treatment, chemo
  24. LOPID
    Lower triglycerides, raises HDL, decreases risk of pancreaitis, call w muscular pain
  25. LUVOX
    SSRI that treats obsessive compulsive disorder
  26. LYRICA
    for seizures/neuropathy/shingles/fibromyalgia

    SE: suicide, blurry, vision, edema
  27. MINOCIN
    tetracycline for acne, pneumonia, TERATOGEN, NO MILK, NO SUN
  28. NALBUPHINE " nubain"
    opiod analgesic for mod/severe pain, sedating labor/delivery med
  29. NARCAN
    opiod antagonist/antedote for overdose/resp depression from morphine, heroin
  30. NATRECOR
    potent IV drip vasodilator for decompensating CHF w dyspnea at rest, RN only
  31. NITRO - DUR
    Patch x 10-12 hrs, then patch free x 10-12 hrs to prevent depend, no ED MEDS!
  32. NITROPRUSSIDE
    potent intravenous vasodilator for HTN crisis, ER/ICU drug
  33. ONCOVIN "vincristine"
    chemo drug for non-hodkins, can cause severe peripheral neuropathy
  34. PHENOBARBITAL
    short -term anticonvulsant for status epilepticus, addictive & sedative
  35. PLENDIL "felodipine"
    CCB for HTN, CHF, Raynauds, never crush or split, no grapefruits
  36. RHOGAM
    blood product, prevents RH sensitization in RH neg, and fetal erythroblastosis
  37. SELEGILINE AKA "carbex" see "eldpryl"
    parkinsons drug
  38. SPIRIVA
    long-term maintenance bronchodilator for COPD, dont swallow-need handihaler
  39. TORADOL "ketoralac" IV/IM NSAID
    for severe pain in ER or hospitalk, short-term (5 days)
  40. TRIAMPTERINE
    K-sparing diuretic often used w "HCTZ" called "Dyazide" or "Maxzide"
  41. URECHOLINE
    for urinary retention post-op, heartburn, take on empty stomach
  42. VALPROIC ACID "depakote"
    anticonvulsant & used for bipolar mania, never chew/crush
  43. WELLBUTRIN "buproprion"
    atypical antidepressant, can treat bulemia, smoking "zyban"
  44. ZYVOX
    short-term kast resort antibiotic reserved for MRSA, VRE, other resistant infect.

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