PHARM CARDS 1

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  1. COLACE
    • USES: PREVENT HARD DRY STOOLS
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY TO DOCUSATE,
    •                 INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION, AB PAIN
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  BITTER TASTE, THROAT                                    IRRITATION, NAUSEA, 
    • PATIENT ED:  ADEQUATE FLUID, EXCERCISE
  2. TYLENOL
    • USES:  MILD TO MODERATE PAIN, FEVER
    • ANTIDOTE:  NACETYLCYSTEINE
    • CONTRA:  HEPATIC DISEASE, ACTIVE OR SEVERE IMPAIRMENT, HYPERSENSITIVITY
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  LIVER FAILURE, PNEUMONITIS, ATELECTASIS, AGITATION, HEADACHE, INSOMNIA, CONSTIPATION
    • PATIENT ED:  DO NOT EXCEED DOSAGE, ACUTE POISONING W/LIVER DAMAGE
  3. IBUPROFEN
    • USES:  RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, FEVER, MIGRAINE
    • CONTRA:  AVOID IN 3RD TRIMESTER, HYPERSENSITIVITY TO THIS
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  HYPOTENSION, RASH, FLATULENCE, THROMBOCYTOSIS, DIZZINESS, HEADACHES, HYPERNATREMIA
    • PATIENT ED:  READ LABEL ON OTC'S. THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE TAKE 1MO, NO ALCOHOL, WATCH FOR ALLERGIC REACTION
  4. LIPITOR
    • USES:  AJUNCT IN PRIMARY HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
    • CONTRA:  PREGNANCY X, BREASTFEEDING, HYPERSENSITIVITY, ACTIVE LIVER DISEASE, ALCOHOLISM
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  HEADACHE, ASTHENIA, LOU GEHRIG'S, ABDOMINAL CRAMPS, DIARRHEA, NAUSEA, HEARTBURN
    • PATIENT ED:  COMPLIANCE NECESSARY FOR POSITIVE RESULTS, DON'T DOUBLE DOSES, DECREASE HIGH FAT DIET, SMOKING, ALCOHOL, AND ABSENCE OF EXCERICISE
  5. BENADRYL
    • USES:  ALLERGY RHINITIS, MOTION SICKNESS, ANTIPARKINSONISM
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY TO H1 RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST, ACUTE ASTHMA ATTACK
    • SIDE EFFECT:  DIZZINESS, DROWSINESS, POOR COORDINATION, FATIGUE, ANXIETY, SEIZURES
    • PATIENT ED:  FALSE NEGATIVE RESULT MAY OCCUR W/SKIN TESTING, PROCEDURES SHOULD BE DELAYED 3 DAYS AFTER DISCONTINUED USE, AVOIDING HAZARDOUS ALERT ACTIVITIES.
  6. PHENERGAN
    • USES:  MOTION SICKNESS, RHITIS, ALLERGY SYMPTOMS, SEDATION, NAUSEA
    • CONTRAINDICATIONS:  HYPERSENSITIVITY TO H1 RECEPTOR ANTOGONIST, BONE MARROW
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  SUPPRESSION, DIZZINESS, DROWSINESS, POOR COORDINATION, FATIGUE, ANXIETY, EUPHORIA
    • PATIENT ED:  FALSE NEGATIVE SKIN TEST MAY RESULT, DELAY FOR TILL 3 DAYS AFTER DISCONTINUED USE, TAKE 30 MIN PRIOR TO DEPARTURE TO PREVENT MOTION SICKNESS
  7. GLUCOTROL
    • USES:  REDUCE BLOOD GLUCOSE IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY TO THE DRUG TYPE 1 DIABETES
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  NAUSEA, VOMITING, LOSS OF APPETITE, DIARRHEA, HEADACHE, CONSTIPATION , UPSET STOMACH
    • PATIENT ED:
  8. METOPROLOL
    • USES:  MILD TO MODERATE HYPERTENSION, ACUTE MI TO REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY TO B BLOCKERS, CARDIOGENIC SHOCK, HEART BLOCK (2ND & 3RD) DEGREE) SINUS BRADYCARDIA
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  INSOMNIA, DIZZINESS, MENTAL CHANGES, HALLUCINATING, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, CHF, CARDIAC ARREST
    • PATIENT ED:  DON'T USE OTC PRODUCTS THAT CONTAIN ADRENERGIC STIMULANTS, AVOID ALCOHOL, SMOKING, AND LIMIT SODIAM
  9. ALBUTEROL
    • USES:  PREVENTION OF EXCERCISE INDUCED ASTHMA, ACUTE BRONCHOSPASM, BRONCHITIS
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY TO SYMPATHOMIMETICS, TACHYDYSRHYTHMIAS, SEVERE CARDIAC DISEASE
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  TREMORS, ANXIETY, INSOMNIA, HEADACHE, TACHYCARDIA, HYPERTENSION, ANGINA, HYPOTENSION
    • PATIENT ED:  NO USE OF OTC MEDS B4 CONSULTING PRESCRIBERS, EXCESS STIMULATION MAY OCCUR, USE B4 OTHER MEDS AND ALLOW AT LEAST 5 MINUTES IN BETWEEN
  10. KEPPRA
    • USES:  ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY IN PARTIAL ONSET SEIZURES, PRIMARY GENERALIZED TONIC CLONIC SEIZURES
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY, BREASTFEEDING
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  DIZZINESS, SUICIDAL, DECREASED HCT, GHB, RBC, INFECTION, ABDOMINAL PAIN, PHARYNGITIS
    • PATIENT ED:  PATIENT TO WEAR/CARRY EMERGENCY ID STATING PATIENTS NAME, PRODUCTS TAKEN, CONDITION, PRESCRIBER'S NAME AND PHONE NUMBER.  AVOID DRIVING AND ACTIVITIES REQUIRING ALERTNESS
  11. FERROUS SULFATE
    • USES:  IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA, PROPHYLAXIS FOR IRON DEFICIENCY IN PREGNANCY
    • CONTRA:  SIDEROBLASTIC ANEMIA, THALASSEMIA, HEMOSIDEROSIS/HEMOCHROMATOSIS
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  NAUSEA, CONSTIPATION, EPIGASTRIC PAIN, BLACK AND RED TARRY STOOLS, VOMITING, DIARRHEA, TEMP DISCOLORED TOOTH AND EYES
    • PATIENT ED:  IRON WILL MAKE STOOLS BLACK OR DARK GREEN, KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS, IRON POISONING MAY OCCUR IF ABOVE RECOMMENDED LEVELS
  12. ASPIRIN
    • USES:  MILD TO MODERATE PAIN OR FEVER INCLUDING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, THROMBOEMBOLIC DISORDER, ISCHEMIC STROKE
    • CONTRA:  PREGNANCY D (3RD TRIMESTER) BREAST FEEDING, CHILDREN < 12 YRS OLD
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  STIMULATION, COMA, DROWSINESS, DIZZINESS, CONFUSION, SEIZURES, RAPID PULSE, HEARING LOSS, NAUSEA, VOMITING, WHEEZING, RYES
    • PATIENT ED:  REPORT SYMPTOMS OF RENAL/HEPATIC TOXICITY, VISUAL CHANGES, ALLERGIC REACTIONS, BLEEDING
  13. LASIX
    • USES:  PULMONARY EDEMA, EDEMA IN CHF, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME, ACITES, HEPATIC DISEASE, HYPERTENSION
    • CONTRA:  ANURIA, HYPOVOLEMIA, BREASTFEEDING, INFANTS, ELECTROLYTE DEPLETION
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  HEADACHE, FATIGUE, VERTIGO, HYPOTENSION, CHEST PAIN, CIRCULATORY COLLAPSE, LOSS OF HEARING, HYPERGLYCEMIA
    • PATIENT ED:  TAKE MED EARLY IN DAY TO PREVENT NOCTURIA WITH FOOD OR MILK IF GI SYMPTOMS OCCUR.  RECORD WEEKLY WEIGHT
  14. LISINOPRIL
    • USES:  MILD TO MODERATE HYPERTENSION, ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY OF SYSTOLIC CHF, ACUTE MI
    • CONTRA:  HYPERSENSITIVITY, ANGIOEDEMA
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  VERTIGO, DEPRESSION, STROKE, INSOMNIA, HYPOTENSION, SINUS TACHYCARDIA, BLURRED VISION, NAUSEA, VOMITING, HEPATIC FAILURE
    • PATIENT ED:  DO NOT ABRUPTLY DISCONTINUE, TELL ALL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS OF THIS MEDICINE, AVOID OTC PRODUCTS UNLESS DIRECTED BY PRESCRIBER
  15. KDUR
    • USES:  PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF HYPOKALEMIA
    • CONTRA:  RENAL DISEASE SEVERE, SEVERE HEMOLYTIC DISEASE, ADDISON'S DISEASE, HYPERKALEMIA, ACUTE DEHYDRATION, EXTENSIVE TISSUE BREAKDOWN
    • SIDE EFFECTS:  CONFUSION, BRADYCARDIA, DYSRHYTHMIAS, ARREST, NAUSEA, VOMITING, CRAMPS, DIARRHEA
    • PATIENT ED:  EAT FOODS RICH IN POTASSIUM AFTER MEDICATION IS DISCONTINUED.  AVOID OTC PRODUCTS

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