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Pharma final

What is the most common use for Aspirin? Used to treat pain. Reduce fever or inflammation, used to prevent MI CVA and chest pain.
Over usage of NSAIDS can cause what type of bleeding? GI bleed
Morphine is classified as a narcotic: what type of drugs are classified as narcotics? Schedule II drugs which include:methadone, Demerol, oxycodone, and fentanyl.
Dilantin is used for what type of neurological disease? Eplispey
Predisone is used for what? Severe allergies, arthritis, breathing problems, immune disorders.
Heparin is used as a ????? for people who have blood clots. Clot buster. Thrombolytic.
Coumadin is a blood thinner, what medication reverse the effects? Vitamin K
Cogentin is given to elderly people who display Sx of shaking, uncontrolled muscle movements and mask features? Parkinson's disease
Digoxin is used for patients who have CHF? TRUE
Magnesium is used when patients have fluid and electrolyte problems? TRUE
Hydrocholrothiazide is a diuretic that causes increased urine output. TRUE
Should patients who take LASIX be educated on the importance of increasing potassium consumption? TRUE
Lithium is used for patients who have bipolar, what is a toxic level? Above 2.0 mEq/L
Disulfiram (antabuse) has what type of effect on patients who are alcoholics? They become violently ill(vomiting) when they try to abuse alcohol on antabuse.
when is oxytocin used? to stimulate labor or induction of labor.
what type of patient would need narcan administered? A patient who has overdosed on anything opiate based.
What is vitamin K used for? to treat vitamin k deficiency and blood clotting problems.
Atropine is used for? During surgery to reduce saliva, mucus, and other secretions.
Epogen is given to patients who need an increase in what type pf blood cell? Red blood cells RBC
Acyclovir is given to patients who have what disease? Herpes virus



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