Meds

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Tottie25
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147294
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Meds
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2012-04-12 20:23:23
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different meds for different dx
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  1. Contusions, strains, sprains
    • Analgesics (Tylenol #3)
    • than NSAIDs and/ or Muscle relaxants
  2. Fractures & dislocations
    • initally required analgesia, narcotics (Vicodin, Percocet, Tylenol #3)
    • than NSAIDs
    • Antibiotics (if open Fx)
    • others: stool softeners, iron supplements, anticoagulant and/or antiacids or antiulcer meds
  3. Repeitive use injuries
    • Injection of steroids (once or twic a yr)
    • NSAIDs Rx strength
  4. Degenerative Disorders
    • Analgesic (tylenol)
    • NSAID
    • Steroids/ corticosteroid joint injection
  5. Lower back pain
    • NSAIDs, muscle relaxants (flexeril, robaxin)
    • epidural steroids injections for intense pain
  6. Back pain w/herniated disk
    • Pain reliever
    • analgesic
    • NSAIDs
    • muscle relaxants
    • Narcotics
  7. Shingles
    • if caught early Acyclovir (Zovirax), Valacyclovir (Valtrex), Famvir
    • nerve block
    • antibiotics r/t scratching
  8. Prevention
    Shingles
    Zostavax- only give to people over the age of 60 whoo have had chickenpox
  9. Migraines
    • Sumatriptan (Imitrex)
    • Cafergot (ergotamine 1mg, caffeine 100mg)
    • Amitriptyline (Elavil)
    • antiemetic (N/V)
  10. Status epilepticus
    phenobarital
  11. Epilepsy
    • Phenytoin (Dilantin)
    • Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
    • Dizepam (Valium)

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