resp xtra

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resp xtra
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Therapuetics II
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  1. WARNING, INCREASED RISK OF ASTHMA INDUCED DEATH OR HOSPITALIZATION IN CHILDREN
    Fluticasone and Salmeterol (Advair Diskus, Advair HFA)
  2. Used for asthma patients 12 months and older
    Montelukast (Singular)
  3. Rinse after inhalation
    Should not be used with a spacer
    Do not shake
    Budesonide (Pulmicort Flexhaler and Pulmicort Respules)
  4. This should not be used inpatients with soybean and peanut allergies
    Ipratropium
  5. Stimulation of Beta receptors
    Greatest effect in patients with asthma
    Bronchodilators
  6. Hydrolyzing the DNA in sputum of CF patients and reduces the sputum viscoeleasticity
    Dornase Alfa-DNase (Pulmozyme)
  7. Breaks apart glycoproteins in mucus
    Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst)
  8. irritating the gastric mucosa and stimulating respiratory tract secretions, thereby increasing respiratory fluid volumes
    Guaifenesin
  9. Liquefies secretions and decreases thickness and stickiness of mucus
    Expectorants
  10. CNS depressant, also thought to have a drying effect on respiratory mucosa
    Codeine

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