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ACC 1423 Weekly Drug

ACC 1423 Drug Classification

QuestionAnswerExtra Info to help memorize
What is the classification for NTG A Nitrate used to decrease risk of death during agina attack
What is the classification for Aldactone Potassium-sparing Diuretic Growing Boobs, itchy boobs, and a little wee wee* or BOB WEIGHS POTASSIUM but he BAGED His POTASSIUM way too high. or BOB WEIGHS POTASSIUM B.G HEAD!(as in big head)
What is the classification for KCL Potassium Suppliment this supliment maitains your acid-base, isotonicity, & your electrophysiological balances. but watch out not to become hyperkalemic so take with meals & never let someone give it to you through IV push/bolus
What is the classification for Prednisone Intermediate-acting corticosteroid can be used for RA. the big, the bad, the ugly = euphoria,nausea,depression,anorexia,acne,slow healing wounds,ecchymosis,muscle wasting,osteoporosis.
What is the classification for Lopressor Beta Blocker Lopress & beta told me that hypo-T was fighting drady-c to get his girlfreind CHF back,but she left him cause he had ED,but any way,he got hit in the lungs & they swoll up,so now he said he feels weak and fatigued.
What is the classification for Coreg Beta Blocker this drug binds epinephrine and norepinephrine in order to lower BP & pulse
What is the classification for Lisinopril (Zestril,Prinivil) Ace Inhibitor wilfred-it is a powerful vasoconstrictor=prevents conversion of angiot-1 to angiot-2,and decreases aldosterone levels. make sur to check BP & p B4 giving.+Bun etc....
What is the classification for Altace Ace Inhibitor alt-ACE*blocks conversion of angit1 to angiot2, increases plasma renin levels & reduces aldosterone levels. make sure to check BP & P B4 giving+BUN/creatine, assess for agioedema-facial swelling & dyspena.
What is the classification for Lasix Loop Diuretic Used to decrease BP & edema related to CHF,HT,cirrhosis,& renal disease. It takes no responsibility for decrease in K,wt loss,BP, or intake/output... that lasix is a furious loop diuretic
What is the classification for Lovenox Low molecular weight Heprin (LMWH) Heprin is an anti-coagulant, it stops clotting or inhibits clotting time
What is the classification for Norco Schedule III Narcotic Norco is an opioid analgesic, used for severe pain.
What is the classification for Digoxin Cardiac Glycoside (CG) Digoxin is an anti-arrhythmic, used for HF, atrial fibrillation, & atrial flutter. It corrects cardiac arrythmias
What is the classification for ASA A Salicylate (Sally is late0 ASA is used for prevention of MI, edema, RA, & OA. It is an anti-pyretic & a non-opioid analgesic
What is the classification for Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) Calcium Channel Blocker Reminder (CCB) Inhibit transp/calcium into myocardial&vascular smooth muscle cells resulting in inhibition of excitation-contraction coupling& subsequent contraction.Results in systemic vasod (lowering bp)coronary vasodilation resulting in decrsd freq.&severity angina
What are the nursing implications of Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) Monitor BP&P prior to admin of meds.Assess duration location&freq of angina&precipitation factors.avoid ingestion of grapefruit juice during therapy. Caution patient to change positions slowly orthostatic hypotension cause dizziness avoid large amounts of grapefruit juice 6 - 8 glasses
What are the side effects of Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) Headache, peripheral edema, bradycardia, hypotension, palpitations, fatigue, and hypotension Brady Hypo Palp Fat
What is the classification of HCTZ (Hydrochlorothiazide)(Hydro Chloro Thiazide) Thiazide diuretic, antihypertensive (Thiazuretic AuntieHyper) **Reminder*** Its MOA is Increases the excretion of sodium and water by inhibiting sodium reabsorption in the distal tubule. Promotes the excretion of chloride, potassium, magnesium, and bicarbonate
What are the nursing implication for (Hydrochlorothiazide) Monitor blood pressure and pulse prior to administration of medication. Monitor intake and output and daily weights. May increase BUN levels
What are the side effects for (Hydrochlorothiazide) Hypokalemia, dizziness
What is the classification for Tenormin (atenolol Beta-Blocker (anti-hypertensive, anti anginal) BBAA It is used to Block the stimulation of beta-1 (myocardial) adrenergic receptors. Does not affect beta-2 (pulmonary, uterine, vascular) adrenergic receptors
What are the nursing implications for Tenormin (atenolol Monitor blood pressure and pulse prior to administration of medication. Monitor intake and output and daily weights. May increase BUN levels. Administer with meals or directly after eating Contraindicated in uncompensated CHF, pulmonary edema, Cardiogenic shock, and bradycardia and heart block. Do not crush extended release tablets. Must be taken whole!
What are the side effects of Tenormin (atenolol Hypotension, bradycardia, fatigue, weakness, anxiety, CHF, pulmonary edema, erectile dysfunction Hypo Brady Fat Weak Anx CHF Pulm EDEM ED
What is the classification for Protonix (Pantoprazole) (PP) PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitor) **Reminder** (Pumping Protons In)
What is Protonix (Pantoprazole) (PP)used for Binds to an enzyme in the presence of acidic gastric pH, preventing the final transport of hydrogen ions into the gastric lumen
What are the nursing implications for (Pantoprazole) (PP) Assess pt. routinely for epigastric or abdominal pain and for frank or occult blood in stool, emesis, or gastric aspirate. Advise client to sit upright 30minutes to one hour after eating meals to prevent acid reflux.
What are the side effects of (Pantoprazole) (PP) Headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence, hyperglycemia ****Reminder***tummy pain, flatu then diarrhea head aches hypeRglycemia
What is the classification for Dilantin (phenytoin) ***Reminder***(DPheny) Anticonvulsant (anti seizures)
What is Dilantin (phenytoin) (DPheny) Limits seizure propagation by altering ion transport Think this transport(truck) carrying ion has to be reshaped
What are the nursing implication for Dilantin (phenytoin) Assess for hypersensitivity syndrome (fever, rash, lymphadenopathy), administer with food to minimize GI irritation, do not double doses, monitor for seizure activity, monitor for gingival hyperplasia (educate regarding proper oral hygiene
What are the side effects of Dilantin (phenytoin) Dizziness, drowsiness, ataxia, hypotension, diplopia, nausea. Therapeutic level: 10-20micrograms/mL
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