NCLEX- Eye and Ear disorders

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NCLEX- Eye and Ear disorders
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  1. Brimonidine (Alphagan)
    • Alpha 2 adrenergic agonist. Tx of POAG (primary open-angle glaucoma).
    • First line tx for POAG.
  2. Apraclonidine (Iopidine)
    Alpha 2 adrenergic agonist. Tx of POAg (primary open-angle glaucoma). Used preop for laser surgeries, short term.
  3. What are some adverse effects of Bromonidine?
    Hypotension, drowsiness.
  4. Latanoprost (Xalatan)
    Prostaglandin analog used for POAG. Prototype
  5. Travoprost (travatan)
    Protaglandin analog used for POAG
  6. Bimatoprost (Lumigan)
    Prostaglandin analog used for POAG
  7. Unoprostone (Rescula)
    Prostaglandin analog
  8. "prost" will indicate what drugs?
    Prostaglandin analogs used for POAG
  9. Mannitol (osmitrol)
    osmotic diuretic used to tx closed angle glaucoma rapidly to prevent blindness
  10. Urea ( Ureaphil)
    Osmotic agent used to tx closed angle glaucoma rapidly to prevent blindess
  11. Glycerin (Osmoglyn)
    Osmotic agent used to tx closed angle glaucoma rapidly to prevent blindness
  12. Isosorbide (Ismotic)
    Osmotic agent used to tx closed angle glaucoma rapidly to prevent blindness
  13. Acetazolamide (Diamox)
    • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (systemic).
    • Reduces production of aqueous humor by causing diuresis through renal effects. TX for closed angle Glaucoma and POAG
  14. Methazolamide (GlaucTabs, Neptazane)
    Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor (systemic).Reduces production of aqueous humor by causing diuresis through renal effects. TX for closed angle Glaucoma and POAG
  15. Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
    ABX. tx of ottis media (middle ear infection)
  16. Cefdinir (Omnicef)
    ABX. tx of ottis media (middle ear infection)
  17. Cefuroxime (Cefitn)
    ABX. tx of ottis media (middle ear infection)
  18. What is a common side effect of Betaxolol a beta blocker used for glaucoma?
    Temporary stinging after administration

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