Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

NU 302 Respiratory

Review of beta-2 agonists, anticholinergics, and corticosteroids for respiratory

Albuterol Drug Class Beta-2 agonist
Albuterol Mechanism of Action Stimulation of SNS beta-2 receptors Smooth muscle relaxation of bronchioles
Albuterol Adverse Effects Tachycardia, palpitations, restlessness H/A
Albuterol Contraindications Cardiac disease, hyperthyroidism, DM
Albuterol Interactions -fluranes (cardiac irritability)
Albuterol Nursing Indications Monitor HR, respiratory status Teach regarding rescue inhaler use Use 30-60 minutes before exercise
Ipratropium Drug Class Anticholinergic
Ipratropium Mechanism of Action Increased PNS stimulation on CN X Antagonizes muscarinic receptors
Ipratropium Adverse Effects Dry mouth, blurry vision, tachycardia, urinary retention, constipation
Ipratropium Contraindications Narrow angle glaucoma Bladder neck obstruction/BPH Allergy to soy or peanuts (propellant sensitivity)
Ipratropium Interactions Other anticholinergics
Ipratropium Nursing Indications Monitor VS, respiratory status UOP Teach to void prior to drug administration Lozenges Fiber/fluids
Budesonide Drug Class Corticosteroid
Budesonide Mechanism of Action Inhibition of inflammatory response
Budesonide Adverse Effects Sore throat Xerostomia Oral candidiasis
Budesonide Contraindications Active infections Oral lesions increase systemic absorption
Budesonide Nursing Indications Monitor respiratory status, oral mucosa Taper the dose Rinse mouth after inhalation
Drug of choice for rescue inhaler SABA - albuterol
Created by: mlanpher