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Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) is specifically known for its __________.
take WITH meals
take with high-calorie, high-FAT meals
avoid antacids 2 hrs after
Nevirapine (Viramune), a NRTI for HIV AE.
increased transaminase levels
clozapine (Clozaril) for schizophrenia, what lab study to monitor for AE?
WBC - check before & monitor closely
also monitor for agranulocytosis (sore throat, malaise, fever)
Why is Disulfiram (Antabuse) used?
adjunct treatment for pts w/ chronic alcoholism
*must abstain from alcohol for AT LEAST 12 hrs prior to initial dose
What's the big AE with -"rubricin" drugs (chemo)?
"-mycin" drugs major AE (chemo drugs)
pulmonary fibrosis (not as hard on heart)
AE of Prozac
CNS & GI dysfunctions
Normal range of Lithium.
What's the major AE of Vincristine (chemo drug)?
(double vision, vocal cord paralysis, etc)
-may take several months to appear and to resolve
Texanes ("taxel") most common AE
*ALWAYS premedicated with something like dexamethasone, diphenhydramine, H2 blocker ("tidine")
Increased doses (>450mg) of Wellbutrin commonly causes what?
Important teaching for sulfisoxazole.
High fluid intake, take w/ full glass of H20
some will turn urine dk brown or red
Long-term use of hydroxyurea (Hydrea) causes?