Identify common side effects with pharmacotherapy in COPD patients. Select all that apply.
c. Weight gain
d. Thrush in oral cavity
A”, “C” and “D”. Common side effects with medications given for COPD include: tachycardia (β agonist), weight gain (corticosteroids therapy), oral thrush (2ndary to pt. not rinsing mouth after administration of corticosteroid inhaler). Sedation is not a common side effect.