MEDS

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MEDS
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2012-08-10 12:54:01
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  1. digoxin (Lanoxin)
    Take apical pulse for a full minute. W/hold if <60, <70 in children, <90 in infant. Monitor HR/R for bradycardia and arrythmias
  2. doxorubicin (Adriamycain) 
    Chemotheryapy Drug. S/S Red colored urine 
  3. heparin
    • Anticoagulant. Prevention and Tx of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism , prevention of clotting blood. 
    • Antidote: Protamine sulfate 
    • Watch out for abnormal bleeding and continue frequent blood tests. Avoid injury.
    • Drug of choice if prego
  4. S/S of transfusion recation (blood or med through IV)?
    chills, diarrhea, fever, hives, pruitus, flushing, and abdominal or back pain
  5. furosemide (Lasix) 
    Loop diuretic. Common side-effects include hypokalemia and hypotension. Should be given w/ a K+ supplement. Could eat more bananas, apricots, legumes. Should not be taken close to bedtime-nocturia 
  6. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) 
    Antipyretic/Analgesic. Liver problems? AVOID! should not esceed 4g in 24 hr. Careful to check all OTC drugs. 
  7. lisinopril (Zestrill) 
    Antihypertensive. Rise slowly when getting up to prevent hypotension 
  8. Warfarin (Coumadin)
    Anticoagulant.Aviod injury, report unusal bleeding, have frequent blood test. 
  9. Nitroglycerin 
    Antianginal. Tx angina. Goes under tounge-dont swallow. Use 5-10 min before doing something that might cause an attack like exercise. AE hypotension 
  10. hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 
    Analgesic. Tx of moderate to severe pain. Obsereve pt for oversedation- decreased RR 

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