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Nur356 - Drugs

Miscellaneous Medications

What are sedatives used preoperatively? Midazolam (Versed) sedation and amnesia
What are narcotics used preoperatively? Fentanyl (Sublimaze) reduce anesthetic needs and reduce pain
What opioids are involved in pain management? Morphine, hydromorphone (Dilaudid) side effects: constipation, urinary retention, respiratory depression, N/V, pruritis
What are nonopioids involved in pain management? ASA, ibuprofen, acetaminophen
What are antidepressants involved in pain management? Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Venlafaxine (Effexor)
What are antiepileptics involved in pain management? Gabapentin (Neurontin) Pregabalin (Lyrica)
What are corticosteroids involved in pain management? Methylprednisolone (Prednisone) side effects: elevated glucose, increased risk for infection, depressed immune system
What are anticholinergics used preoperatively? Atropine, Robinul reduce secretions
What are antiemetics used preoperatively? Metoclopromide (Reglan) decrease N/V, enhance motility
Created by: ssbourbon