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2010-04-08 12:54:55
itsaji nursing PHCC

Medication Description
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  1. Dextrose
    Caloric Source : Provision of calories & Prevention and treatment of hypoglycemia
  2. Acetaminophen
    Antipyretics / Non Opoid Analgesics : Mild fever or pain
  3. Nitroglycerin
    Antianginal : Relief or prevention of anginal attacks, Increased cardiac output, Reduction of blood pressure
  4. Sulfamethoxazole
    Anti Infective : Bacteriostatic action against susceptible bacteria
  5. Lorazepam (Ativan)
    Benzodiazepines : Sedation, Decreased anxiety, Decreased seizures
  6. Omeprazole (Prilosec)
    Anti Ulcer Agent : Diminished accumulation of acid in the gastric lumen with lessened gastroesophageal reflux, Healing of duodenal ulcers
  7. Glimepiride
    Antidiabetic : Lowering of blood sugar in diabetic patients
  8. Warfarin (Coumadin)
    Anticoagulant : Prevention of thromboembolic events
  9. Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
    Anticoagulant : Prevention of thrombus formation
  10. Cholestyramine (Prevalite)
    Lipid Lowering Agent : Decreased plasma cholesterol and low-density lipoproteins (LDLs), Decreased pruritus
  11. Sodium Chloride
    Electrolyte supplements : Replacement in deficiency states and maintenance of homeostasis
  12. Sodium Bicarbonate
    Antiulcer Agent : Alkalinization, Neutralization of gastric acid
  13. Magnesium Oxide (Mag-ox)
    Mineral Supplement : Replacement in deficiency states , Evacuation of the colon
  14. Topiramate / Topamax
    Anticonvulsant : Decreased incidence of seizures, Decreased incidence/severity of migraine headache
  15. Metoclopramide
    Antiemetics : Decreased nausea and vomiting, Decreased symptoms of gastric stasis
  16. Phenytoin
    Anticonvulsants : Diminished seizure activity & Termination of ventricular arrhythmias
  17. Levetiracetam (Keppra)
    Anticonvulsants: Decreased incidence and severity of seizures
  18. Iron Polysaccharide
    Iron Supplements : Resolution or prevention of iron deficiency anemia
  19. Docusate Sodium (Dulcolax)
    Stimulant laxatives : Softening and passage of stool
  20. predniSONE
    Anti Inflammatories Steroidal : Suppression of inflammation & modification of the normal immune response
  21. Levothyroxine
    Hormone : Thyroid supplementation in hypothyroidism
  22. Citalopram
    Anti Depressant : Antidepressant action