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  1. Oxybutynin (Ditropan) class
    anticholinergic
  2. Oxybutynin (Ditropan) what is it used for
    antispasmodic treatment of neurogenic bladder
  3. Oxybutynin (Ditropan) side effects
    anxiety, dizziness, convulsions, palpitations, tachycardia, drowsiness, blurred vision, nausea, anorexia, dry mouth, constipation, mydriasis (pupil dilation)
  4. Oxybutynin (Ditropan) nursing
    take on empty stomach, avoid booze, CNS depressants, avoid driving until med response is known, decreased ability to sweat, wear sunglasses in bright light
  5. Tolterodine Tartrate (Detrol) class
    anticholinergic
  6. Tolterodine Tartrate (Detrol) what is it used for
    used to treat patients with overactive bladder
  7. Tolterodine Tartrate (Detrol) side effects
    dry mouth, dizziness, constipation, dyspepsia, somnolence, blurred vision
  8. Tolterodine Tartrate (Detrol) nursing
    effective with frequency, urgency, or incontinence symptoms, avoid booze, skip missed doses
  9. Celecoxib (Celebrex) class
    nonopioid analgesic
  10. Celecoxib (Celebrex) what is it used for
    management of acute, chronic arthritis pain and primary dysmenorrheal pain relief within 60 minutes
  11. Celecoxib (Celebrex) onset
    24-48 hours, duration 12-24 hours
  12. Celecoxib (Celebrex) side effects
    fatigue, anxiety, depression, nervousness, nausea, anorexia, dry mouth, constipation, angioedema, hives, dyspnea, back pain, tachycardia, jaundice, dysuria
  13. Celecoxib (Celebrex) nursing
    can take without regard to meals, increase of dose does not appear to increase effectiveness, do not take if allergic to sulfonamides, aspirin or NSAIDs
  14. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB) class
    nonopioid analgesic
  15. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) what is it used for
    tx of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, gout, dental pain, musculoskeletal disorders, fever
  16. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) onset
    30 minutes, peak 1-2 hours
  17. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) side effects
    headache, tinnitus, nausea, anorexia, dizziness, blood dyscrasias, constipation, GI bleeding
  18. Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) nursing
    contact office if ringing or roaring in ears (toxicity) or changes in pee, increased weight, edema, increased joint pain, fever, bloody pee (kidney damage); use sunscreen; avoid use with ASA, NSAIDs, and booze which may help GI bleed; avoid use with anticoagulants; may have increased risk of MI or stroke
  19. Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox) class
    nonopioid analgesic
  20. Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox) what is it used for
    management of mild to moderate pain; R, J and G and osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhea
  21. Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox) side effects
    GI bleed, blood dyscrasias, tinnitus, headache, insomnia, vision changes, rash, angioedema, jaundice, tachycardia, back pain, nausea
  22. Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox) nursing
    patients with asthma, ASA sensitiveness, or nasal polyps have increased risk of hypersensitivity; contact office if blurry vision or ringing in ears (toxic), black stools, flulike symptoms; changes in pee, increased weight, edema, increased joint pain, fever, bloody pee (kidney damage); avoid with ASA, steroids and booze; may increase risk of MI or stroke
  23. Codeine what is it used for
    treatment of moderate to severe pain, nonproductive cough
  24. Codeine side effects
    respiratory depression, orthostatic hypotension, dysuria, hives, dyspnea, angioedema, seizures
  25. Codeine onset
    PO-30-45 minutes, peak 60-120 minutes, duration 4-6 hours; IM/subcut: onset 10-30 minutes, peak 30-60 minutes, duration 4-6 hours
  26. Codeine nursing
    do not give if R<12; avoid with booze, CNS depressants; withdrawal symptoms may occur-nausea, vomiting, cramps, fever, faintness, anorexia; physical dependency may result from long-term use
  27. Cetirizine HCL (Zyrtec) class
    antihistamine
  28. Cetirizine HCL (Zyrtec) what is it used for
    seasonal allergies, rhinitis, perennial allergic rhinitis caused by olds, animal dander and other allergens
  29. Cetirizine HCL (Zyrtec) side effects
    drowsiness, fatigue, dry mouth, stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting
  30. Cetirizine HCL (Zyrtec) nursing
    avoid booze; call dr with difficulty breathing or swallowing; notify dr for hydroxyzine allergy
  31. Fexofenadine (Allegra) class
    antihistamine
  32. Fexofenadine (Allegra) what is it used for
    management of rhinitis, allergy, chronic idiopathic urticaria
  33. Fexofenadine (Allegra) side effects
    drowsiness, headache, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, pain, cough, hives, rash, itching, difficulty breathing, hoarseness, swelling
  34. Fexofenadine (Allegra) nursing
    avoid booze, CNS depressants; tell dr if taking erythromycin or ketoconazole; if taking aluminum mag antacid, take a few hours before or after taking allegra
  35. Fexofenadine (Allegra) onset
    60 mg tab-within one hour, peak 2-3 hours, duration 12 hours; 180 mg tab-24 hours

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