PHARM 2

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  1. Aldosterone makes up 95% of the _______.
    Mineralocorticoids
  2. Somatotropin.
    Given with an underproduction of GH
  3. Contraindications to Somatotropin.
    • children with epiphyseal closure
    • with corticosteroids
    • pts w/ severe renal and hepatic disease¬†
    • pts with DM
  4. Adverse rxns to Somatotropin.
    • hyperglycemia & insulin resistance
    • edema of hands & feet
    • headache (initially)
    • HTN (initially)
  5. Drug given when there is an overproduction of GH.
    Ocreotide
  6. What does ocreotide do in addition to natural hormone?
    suppresses GI fxn
  7. Adverse rxns of ocreotide.
    • GI systems
    • elevated LFTs
    • immediate yellowing of skin or sclera or
    • RUQ abdominal pain
  8. Contraindications of Ocreotide.
    • caution with renal impairment or failure
    • liver & cardiac disease
    • DM
    • hypothyroidism
  9. Drug given for hypothyroidism.
    Levothyroxine
  10. What does Levothyroxine do?
    treats hypothyroidism by increasing metabolic rate
  11. When is Levothyroxine given IV?
    for myxedematous coma
  12. Nursing implications for Ocreotide.
    • Take b/w meals & HS
    • rotate injection sites
    • reconstitute gently
    • do NOT shake
    • get to rm temp B4 injection
  13. Nursing implications for Somatropin.
  14. What is the most common autoimmune disorder that causes hyperthyroid disorders?
    Graves disease
  15. What is the most common autoimmune disorder that causes hypothyroid disorders?
    Hashimotos
  16. What do hypothalamic hormones do?
    increase or decrease the hormones released by the pituitary
  17. Primary symptoms of a pituitary tumor and why?
    • visual changes and H/A
    • its close proximity to optic chiasm
  18. Most visible signs of hyperthyroidism.
    goiter & exopthalmos

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