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  1. bactrim
    • sulfa drug for UTI
    • DS tablet: 1 PO qDay
    • anorexia, nausea, vomiting, rash
    • education to take until med is gone
  2. cipro
    • antibiotic for UTI
    • 250 mg PO q 12 hr for 3 days
    • nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, headache
    • take with main meal, preferable evening, may be taken w/ or w/o meal, drink fluids liberally

  3. hytrin
    • alpha blocker, anti hypertensive
    • 1 mg PO qHS 1 - 5 mg qDay, may increase to < 20 g/day
    • dizziness, asthenia
    • may cause syncope/sudden LOC


  4. proscar
    • reduces size of prostrate
    • 5 mg PO qDay, assess after 6 - 12 months
    • rash, breast tenderness/enlargement, decr. libido, decr volume of ejaculate, impotence
    • women should not handle crushed or broken tablets

  5. flomax
    • relaxes prostrate tissue for better stream
    • 0.4mg PO qDay, 30 minutes after same meal each day
    • abnormal ejaculation, dizziness, headache, rhinitis
    • may cause syncope

  6. B & O suppositories
    • belladonna and opium
    • relaxes bladder muscles, stops spasms
    • 1 suppository PR qDay or q12 hours
    • pruritus, urticaria, nausea, vomiting, photo phobia
    • not to exceed 4 doses /day

  7. pyridium
    • analgesic urinary
    • 200 mg PO TID
    • headache, vertigo, rash, pruritus, mild GI disturbances, skin pigmentation
    • give after meals to minimize GI side effects

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