Medication Categories and Side Effects.txt

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  1. Adrencort Steroid
    nausea, vomiting, rash, headache, high blood sugar, swelling, poor wound healing, bone deterioration
  2. Adrenergics
    Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fast pulse, tremors, dizziness, arrhythmias, insomnia
  3. Analgesics
    appetite, constipation, drowsiness, headache, rash
  4. Antacids
    nausea, constipation, intestinal obstruction
  5. Antianginal
    nausea, vomiting, rash, itching, headache, dizziness, low blood pressure
  6. Antianxiety
    drowsiness, dizziness, involuntary muscle movement, changes in coordination, restlessness, nausea, vomiting, stomach discomfort, diarrhea, changes in blood pressure and/or heart rate, rash, blurred vision, changes in speach, headache, dry mouth
  7. Antiarrhythmics
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, low blood pressure
  8. Antiarthritic
    nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, rash, blurred vision, headache, drowsiness, take with food
  9. Antibacterial
    nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, headaches, rash, dizziness
  10. Antibiotics
    nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, headache, dizziness
  11. Anticholinergics
    nausea, vomiting, heartburn, constipation, urine problems, headaches, palpitations, rash, blurred vision
  12. Anticoagulants
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding, bruising, rash (do not use OTC medication, aspirin, or aspirin containing products without MD approval
  13. Anticonvulsants
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, confusion, dizziness, blood disorders
  14. Antidepressants
    nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation, dry mouth, postural blood pressure changes, arrhythmias
  15. Antidiabetic
    allergic reactions, rash, weakness, headache, low blood sugar
  16. Antidiarrheals
    constipation, sedation, dizziness, dry mouth, fast pulse
  17. Antimetics
    drowsiness, nausea, loss of appetit
  18. Antiflatulents
    GI discomfort, belching, rectal flatus
  19. Antifungals
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, headaches, dizziness
  20. Antigout
    nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, rash, blurred vision, arrhythmias
  21. Antihistamines
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sedation, loss of appetite, constipation, rash, headache, blurred vision
  22. Antihypertensive
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sedation, loss of appetite, constipation, rash, headache, blurred vision
  23. Anti-inflammatory
    headache, drowsiness, ringing in ears, dizziness, rash, itching, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, GI bleeding, blood in urine, swelling
  24. Antilipemics
    nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, blurred vision, headache, dizziness, rash
  25. Antineoplastic
    nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, rash, hair loss
  26. Antiparkinson
    nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, postural blood pressure changes
  27. Antipsychotics
    tremors, changes in posture, muscle changes, changes in gait and movement, sedation, dizziness, changes in blood pressure, blurred vision, changes in heart rate, nausea, vomiting, constipation, stomach upset, restlessness, seizures, dry mouth, changes in mental staus; DO NOT STOP DRUG ABRUPTLY
  28. Antipyretics
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding, loss of appetite, rash, ringing in the ears
  29. Antiretroviral
    headache, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia, peripheral neuropathy, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cough, shortness of breath, runny nose, pruritis, sweating
  30. Antiseptics
    avoid contact with eyes, ears and mouth; if contact occurs, flush throughly with water. Can cause allergic skin reaction and irritation.
  31. Antispasmodic
    mental confusion, nervousness, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, changes in heart rate, dry mouth, blurred vision, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, itching, urinary hesitancy and/or retention, constipation
  32. Antitussive
    nosebleeds, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, vomiting, rash, mouth sores
  33. Antiulcer
    nausea, gas, headache, vomiting, constipation, rash, change in appetite
  34. Antivertigo
    headaches, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, drowsiness, blurred vision, nausea, indigestion, changes in blood pressure, sleep disturbances, dry mouth
  35. Antiviral
    headache, confusion, tremnors, seizures, drowsiness, agitation, changes in blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, changes in appetite, changes in heart beat, blood in urine, rash, itching
  36. Bronchodilator
    nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, tremors, nervousness, palpitation, headache
  37. Cardiac glycoside
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, palpitations, arrhythmias, headache, visual changes
  38. Cerebral Stimulant
    seizures, insomnia, mild depression, irritability, headache, drowsiness, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain
  39. Cholinergic
    stinging, burning, blurred vision, headache, nervousness, rash
  40. Corticosteroid
    mouth/throat fungal infection, mouth sores, dry mouth, hoarseness, euphoria, changes in appetite, edema, slow wound healing, changes in blood sugar, changes in electrolytes, blood pressure changes, ulcers, glaucoma, sleeplessness - DO NOT STOP DRUG ABRUPTLY
  41. Decongestant
    nervousness, rapid heart rate, transient stimulation, insomnia
  42. Digestants
    rash, diarrhea
  43. Disinfectant
    avoid contact with eyes, ears, and mouth - if contact occurs flush thoroughly with water. Can cause allergic skin reaction/irritation.
  44. Diuretics
    increased urine, vomiting, constipation, postural changes in blood pressure, confusion, lethargy, cramping
  45. Emetics
    depression, euphoria, acute circulation failure in elderly, arrhythmias, low blood pressure
  46. Estrogen
    thrombophlebitis, increased risk of stroke, headache, dizziness, depression, nausea, loss of appetite, weight changes
  47. Expectorants
    nose bleeds, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, vomiting, rash, mouth sores
  48. Hematinics
    nausea, vomiting, constipation, black stools, headache, dizziness, changes in blood pressure and/or heart rate, rash
  49. Histamine Antagonist
    nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, rash
  50. Hypnotic
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, excitement, confusion, rash, low blood pressure, changes in breathing
  51. Laxative
    diarrhea, dehydration, abdomen cramping, sodium and potassium imbalance, nausea, vomiting, weakness
  52. Lyte Replenisher
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, tingling in extremities, confusion, arrythmias. Do not administer with Spironolactone, Triamterene, or salt substitutes unless ordered by MD.
  53. Minerals
    most side effects are dose related: nausea, gastric irritation, iron supplements cause constipation, dark stools
  54. Miotics
    weakness, headache, eye pain, vision disturbances, eye irritation, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, change in blood pressure and/or heart rate, loss of bladder control
  55. Muscle Relaxant
    headache, dizziness, lethargy, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, slow pulse, changes in vision
  56. Narcotic Agents
    respiratory depression; USE CAUTIOUSLY - DON'T EXCEED PRESCRIBED DOSAGES. May also cause headache, dizziness, blurred vision, low blood pressure, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, confusion, sedation-report any adverse effects to MD
  57. NON-steroidal Anti-inflammatory
    headaches, ringing in ears, stomach pain or cramps, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, GI bleeding, fluid retention, and allergic reactions
  58. Pituitary Hormone
    seizures, dizziness, headache, restlessness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, impaired wound healing, sodium and fluid retention, potassium loss, cataracts, glaucoma, ulcers, changes in blood pressure, changes in heart rate, nasal congestion, flushing, elevated blood sugar
  59. Progesterone
    dizziness, migraine headaches, lethargy, depression, swelling, high blood pressure, thrombophlebitis, nausea, vomiting
  60. Sedative
    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, excitement, confusion, low blood pressure, rash, swelling, changes in breathing
  61. Stool Softener
    cramps, elecrolyte imbalance, rash, nausea, vomiting
  62. Thyroid Hormones
    palpitations, arrythmias, angina, headache, tremors, insomnia, nervousness, weight loss, loss of appetite
  63. Tranquil (major)
    difficulty breathing, postural blood pressure changes, cardiac arrest, headaches, blurred vision, changes in mentation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, changes in urination
  64. Tranquil (minor)
    confusion, headache, agitation, over sedation, dizziness, insomnia, weakness, rash, slow/fast pulse, swelling, blurred vision
  65. Uricosurics
    headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, kidney stones, blood in urine, rash, itching, hair loss
  66. Vasodilator
    nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, fast pulse, dizziness, rash
  67. Vitamins
    side effects usually dose related: nausea, gastric irritation, iron supplements cause constipation, dark stools

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