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Corticosteroids

Allergy and Asthma Medications

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Beclomethasone (Beclovent, Beconase, Qvar) side effects Dysphonia, hoarseness, oropharyngeal fungal infections, headache, sore throat, dyspepsia (heartburn), unpleasant taste/smell, rhinitis, nauesa, cough, angioedema (large hives), back pain
Beclomethasone (Beclovent, Beconase, Qvar) uses Chronic asthma treatment, seasonal/perennial rhinitis, prevention of recurrence of nasal polyps after surgical removal
Beclomethasone (Beclovent, Beconase, Qvar) nursing considerations Use regular peak flow monitoring to determine respiratory status
Beclomethasone (Beclovent, Beconase, Qvar) dosage Nasal spray: o 5-7d, p up to 3 w Inhaler: o 10m
Flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide) side effects Dysphonia, hoarseness, oropharyngeal fungal infections, headache, sore throat, nasal congestion/cold symptoms, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, unpleasant taste/upset stomach, epistaxis (nosebleed)
Flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide) uses Chronic asthma treatment, seasonal/perennial rhinitis
Flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide) nursing considerations Use regular peak flow monitoring to determine respiratory status
Flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide) dosage Onset a few days
Fluticasone (Flonase) side effects Dysphonia, hoarseness, oropharyngeal fungal infections, headache, sore throat, nasal congestion/cold symptoms, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, unpleasant taste/upset stomach, epistaxis (nosebleed)/nasal irritation, hives, dyspnea, dysphagia, angioedema
Fluticasone (Flonase) uses Chronic asthma treatment, seasonal/perennial rhinitis
Fluticasone (Flonase) nursing considerations Use regular peak flow monitoring to determine respiratory status
Fluticasone (Flonase) dosage Nasal spray: o 2 days, p 1-2w
Fluticason Propionate Salmetrol (Advair Diskus) side effects Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, headache, dysphonia/hoarseness, throat irritation/cough, oropharyngeal fungal infections, muscle/bone pain, viral respiratory infections/bronchitis
Fluticason Propionate Salmetrol (Advair Diskus) uses When asthma is not well controlled w/ long term inhaled corticosteroids, COPD
Fluticason Propionate Salmetrol (Advair Diskus) nursing considerations Rinse mouth w/water after inhalation, check oral cavity for candida, monitor for growth of pediatric patient/hypokalemia/hyperglycemia/glaucoma/cataracts, may decrease bone mineral density,
Fluticason Propionate Salmetrol (Advair Diskus) dosage Twice daily dosage, 12h apart, used long term
Mometasone (Nasonex Spray) side effects Dysphonia, hoarseness, oropharyngeal fungal infections, headache, sore throat, nasal congestion/cold symptoms, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, unpleasant taste/upset stomach
Mometasone (Nasonex Spray) uses Chronic asthma treatment, seasonal/perennial rhinitis
Mometasone (Nasonex Spray) nursing considerations Use regular peak flow monitoring to determine respiratory status
Mometasone (Nasonex Spray) dosage Nasal spray: o few days, p 3w
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ Spray) side effects Dysphonia/hoarseness, oropharyngeal fungal infections, headache, sore throat, nasal congestion/cold symptoms, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, unpleasant taste/upset stomach, epistaxis (nosebleed), flu syndrome, increased cough, bronchitis
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ Spray) uses Chronic asthma treatment, seasonal/perennial rhinitis
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ Spray) nursing considerations Use regular peak flow monitoring to determine respiratory status
Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ Spray) dosage Nasal spray: o few days, p 3-4d PO/IM: p 1-2h
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