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Drug of the Week

What is the generic name? Ibuprofen
Name the 3 Brand names? Advil,Motrin,Nuprin
Antipyretic anti-against, pyr-heat or fever, ic-pertaining to(aka fever reducer)
Anagelsic An-without, algia-pain, ic-pertaining to (aka acting to relieve pain)
NSAID Non steriodal anti inflammatory agent/drug
Name the classifications of the drug. antipyretic, anaglgesic,NSAID
What is this drug used for? Mild to moderate pain, dysmenorrhea, Rheumatiod arthritis,fever
Dysmenorrhea Dys-difficult or painful,menses-blood and dicharge from the uterus during cycle, orrhea-flow of discharge(aka painful mentrual cramps)
Rheumatiod Arthritis Chronic inflammatory disorder that causes inflammation and pain in joints Arthr-joint, it is inflammation(swelling,redness,pain)
PO by mouth
Side Effects Headache(HA),consipation, Dyspepsia, nausea,emesis,dizziness,drowsiness,GI bleeding,Hepatitis,Anaphylaxis
define Dyspepsia Dys-difficult or painful,pepsia-digestion,ia-condition of or abnormal
Define GI bleeding Gastrointestinal,gasto-stomach,intestines,al-petaining to stomachand intestines
Hepatitis hepat-liver,it is inflammation of the liver
Anaphylaxis An extreme,sometimes fatal,allergic reactiomn causes airway to close
Care considerations do not use with GI bleed;heart,kidney,or liver disease Monitor pain and/or temperature take with food or milk if causes GI upset do not take with alcohol take with full glass of water
do not take more than 10 days for pain or more than 3 days for fever call MD
Created by: HinsonAshlinC