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pharmacology/nclex

pharmacology

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Captopril (Capoten) Use ACE inhibitor: treat Hypertension
Captopril (Capoten) Nursing actions Monitor Blood pressure, proteinurea, BUN, Creatinine level and WBC. Take 1 hour before meals, rise slowly, monitor for photosensitivity, no salt substitutes. Report Cough and signs of infection.
Ferrous Sulfate administration Give tablet with full glass of water, administer solutions with straw. Give 1 hour before or 2 hour after meals. No antacids, coffee, tea, dairy, egg or whole grain 1 hour before or 2 hour after iron.
Ferrous Sulfate Patient Education Iron can turn stool green or black, take with vitamin C to increase absorption, keep out of reach of children
Penicillian side effects anaphylaxis, renal impairment,hyperkalemia, dysrhythmia,
Imitrex administration May be taken oral, sublingual, or inhalation. Take as soon as symptoms appear. Monitor for chest pressure, angina, dizziness, and vertigo.
Imitrex Use Migraine
metronidazole (flagyl) use parasitic infection, prophylaxis for surgical procedures, treat H. Pylori
Metronidazole (Flagyl) Side Effects GI discomfort, dry mouth, nausea, numbness of extremities, ataxia, seizure, darkeining of urine
Epogen Use treat anemia caused by renal failure, chemotherapy, or decrease the need for blood transfusions.
Epogen Nursing Considerations Do not shake vial and discard unused contents. Monitor Hct and Hgb, Hgb should not exceed 12. Encourage patient to eat Iron rich food.
Oral Contraceptive effectivness is decreased with use of Carbamazepine (Tegretol), Phenobarbital, Phenytoin (Dilantin), Rifampin
Oral Contraceptives decrease the effect of Warfarin (Coumadin) and oral hypoglycemics
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