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5 meds for 10/26

Classification of NPH insulin Pancreatic Hormone
Classification of Regular insulin Pancreatic Hormone
Action of Regular Insulin Lowers blood glucose
Major side effect of Regular insulin Hypoglycemia
How is Regular insulin given? Sub Q
Onset time of Regular Insulin 30 mins
What action must be done before administering Insulin? Check blood glucose level
Peak time for Regular insulin 2-4 hours
Duration time of Regular insulin 6-8 hours
Normal Blood Glucose level 60-100 mg/dL
Action of NPH insulin Lowers blood sugar
Major side effect of NPH insulin Hypoglycemia
How is NPH insulin given? SubQ
Onset of NPH insulin 1 1/2 hours
Peak of NPH insulin 6-8 hours
Duration of NPH insulin 24 hours
T/ F You should shake NPH insulin to mix it False: it should be rolled in between your hands
Trade name of warfarin Coumadin
Classification of Coumadin (warfarin) Anticoagulant
Action of Coumadin (warfarin) Prevents clots “Thins blood”
Major side effect of Coumadin (warfarin) Hemorrhage
How is Coumadin given to a patient? PO
What lab test must be checked before giving patient a dose of Coumadin? PT/INR
What is the normal INR for a pt on Coumadin? 2-4 *anything at 5 is considered too high
Antidote for Coumadin Vitamin K
Classification of Heparin Anticoagulant
Action of Heparin Prevents clots “Thins blood”
Major side effects of Heparin Hemorrhage and Bruising at site of injection
How is Heparin administered? SubQ in abdomen or IV
Which lab test must be checked before administering Heparin Dose? PTT
Antidote for Heparin Protamine Sulfate
T/F Coumadin is given many times to patients after a CVA (stroke) True
T/F Heparin can be given to patients after surgery to prevent DVT’s True
Trade name of enoxaparin Lovenox
Classification of Lovenox (enoxaparin) Low molecular weight Heparin / Anticoagulant
Action of Lovenox (enoxaparin) Prevents clots “Thins blood”
Major side effects of Lovenox Hemorrhage - Will have bruising at injection site
How is Lovenox administered? SubQ off to the side of abdomen
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