Drug Card Help

  1. I have boughten Nurses Med Deck Drug Cards by Davis Drug Guide (ISBN 080361456X) and MediQuik Drug Cards (ISBN 1582553777). I have also looked at the Mosby's 2008 Nursing Drug Cards (ISBN 0323052207). In buying the Nurses Med Deck and MediQuik Drug Cards I have come to find that the about 50% of the cards I need are in neither of the decks. I have looked at the Mosby's Drug Cards and do not like them what so ever. I also have the Prentice Hall and Davis Drug Guide Books. I do use the Prentice Hall book during my clinicals. I need cards and I need them fast. I was going to buy the drug cards and then type them up on the computer so they would be in my own format.
    Is there any online source where the drug cards can just be copied and pasted or printed off.

    Heres a list of the Drug Cards with Classifications:

    Autonnomic Nervous System Agents (8 cards)
    -Adrenergic Agonists (ex. epinephrine)
    -Adrenergic Blockers:
    oAlpha-adrenergic blocker (ex. cardura, minipress)
    oBeta-adrenergic blocker (ex. metoprolol tartrate )
    -Cholinergics
    oDirect-acting (ex. Reglan)
    oCholinesterase Inhibitor (ex. donepezil HCL (Aricept))
    -Anticholinergics
    oGI Cholinergic blockers (ex. Robinul, Anaspaz, Bentyl)
    oAnticholinergics - Antiparkinsons Drugs (ex. Cogentin, Artane)
    oAnticholinergic - Antimuscarinic ( Detrol)

    Neurologic & Neuromuscular Agents (18 cards)
    -CNS stimulants
    oErgot alkaloids
    oTriptans
    -CNS Depressants
    oBenzodiazepines (ex. Xanax, Ativan)
    -Pain Management
    oSalicylate (Aspirin)
    oCox-2 Inhibitors
    oProprionic Acids
    oAcetaminophen
    oNarcotic Agonists (opiods)
    Demerol
    Morphine
    Vicodin
    Darvocet
    -Anticonvulsants
    oHydatoins (ex. Dilantin, Cerbrxy)
    oIminostilbene (ex. Tegretol, Trileptal)
    oValproate (Ex. Depakote)
    oMiscellaneous;
    Neurontin
    -Anti-parkinsons
    oDopaminergics (ex. Sinemet)
    oDopamine Agonists ( ex. Symmetrel)
    -Anti-Alzheimer
    oAcetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (ex. Aricept, Namenda)

    Psychiatric Agents (10 cards):
    • Aliphatic Phenothizines (ex. Thorazine)
    • Piperazine Phenothiazine (ex. Prolixin)
    • Piperdine phenothiazine (ex. Mellaril)
    • Non-Phenothizine (ex. Haldol)
    • Atypical Antipsychotic (ex. Clozaril)
    • Benzodiazepines (ex. Xanax)
    • Tricylic Antidepressant (ex. Elavil)
    • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (ex. Prozac)
    • Atypical Antidepressant (ex. Effexor)
    • Mood Stabilizer (ex. Lithium)
    Antiinflammatory & Antiinfective Agents (14 cards)
    Uric Acid Inhibitor (Ex. allopurinal)
    Antimicrobial Agents:
    • Aminopenicillin (Ex. Amoxil, Unasyn)
    • Cephalosporins (Ex: Ceclor, Mefoxin)
    • Macrolide (Ex. Zithromax)
    • Vancomyacin
    • Tetracycline
    • Aminoglycoside (Ex. Garamycin)
    • Fluoroquinolone (Ex. Levaquin)
    • Sulfonamide (Ex. Gantrisin)
    • Isoniazid (INH) ( Antitubercular Agent)
    • Azole (Ex: Diflucan)
    • Metronidazole (Flagyl)
    Antiviral Agents:
    • Neuraminidase Inhibitors (ex: Relenza, Tamiflu)
    Urinary Analgesic:
    • Pyridium
    Respiratory Agents: (8 med cards)
    • Antihistamine (Ex: Benadryl, Zyrtec, Claritin)
    • Sympathomimetic Amines (Ex: Afrin, Neo-synephrine, Sudafed)
    • Intranasal Gluccocorticoids ( Ex. Rhinocort, Flovent, Nasonex)
    • Narcotic Antitussives (Ex: Robitussin AC)
    • Non-narcotic Antitussives (Ex: Tessalon, Benylin)
    • Expectorants ( Ex. guaifenesin)
    • Xanthine Derivatives (Ex: Theophylline)
    • Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists (Ex. Accolate, Singulair)
    ** Review cards for Alpha & Beta Adrenergics & Anticholinergics you previously completed

    Cardiovascular Agents: (16 med cards)
    • Cardiac Agents:
      • Glycosides (Ex: Lanoxin)*
      • Nitrates (Ex. Nitroglycerin, Imdur, Isordil)
    • Diuretics:
      • Loop Diuretic (Ex: Lasix)
      • Thiazide Diuretic (Ex: Diuril, Hydrodiuril)
      • Thiazide-Like Diuretic (Ex: Zaroxolyn)
      • Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors (Ex: Diamox
      • Osmotic (Ex. Mannitol)
      • Potassium Sparing Diuretic (Ex: Aldactone)
    • Antiarrhythmic & Antihypertensive Agents:
      • Calcium Channel Blockers (Ex. Norvasc, Cardizem, Plendil)
      • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors (Ex: Capoten, Accupril, Zestril)
      • Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonisits (A-II Blockers) (Ex: Avapro, Micardis)
    • Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet & Thrombolytic Agents:
      • Heparin **
      • Low molecular weight heparin (Ex: Lovenox)
      • Coumadin **
      • Antiplatelet (Ex. Plavix)
    • Antilipidemic Agents
      • Statins (Ex. Lipitor, Prevachol, Crestor)

    * Include agent used for digitalis toxicity
    * *Include reversal agents for both Heparin & Coumadin
    *** Review cards for Alpha-Adrenergic Blockers & Beta-Adrenergic Blockers you did for week 3)

    Gastrointestinal Agents: (12 med cards)
    • Dopamine Antagonists
      • Phenothiazines (Ex: Compazine, Phenergan)
    • Serotonin (5-HT3) Receptor Antagonist (Ex. Anzamet, Zofran)
    • Anti-diarrheal
      • Opiate & Opiate Related (Ex: Lomotil, Imodium)
      • Somatostatin Analog (Ex: Sandostatin)
    • Laxatives
      • Lactulose
      • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia)
      • Bisacodyl (Dulcolax)
      • Bulk-forming (Ex: Citrucel, Metamucil)
      • Stool Softener (Ex: Surfak, Dialose, Colase, Peri-colace)
    • Anti-Ulcer
      • Histamine-2 Blockers (Ex: Tagamet, Pepcid, Zantac)
      • Pepsin Inhibitor (Ex: Carafate)
      • Proton Pump Inhibitor (Ex: Nexium, Prevacid, Protonix)
    Endocrine Agent: (8 drug cards if all insulins on one card)
    • Antidiuretic Hormone ( Ex. desmopressin acetate DDAVP)
    • Thyroid Replacement (Ex: Synthroid)
    • Glucocorticoids (Ex: Decadron, Prednisone)
    • Antidiabetic Agents
      • Oral Antidiabetic Agents:
        • Sulfonyureas (Ex: Glucotrol)
        • Biguinides (Ex. Glucophage)
        • Thiazolidinediones (Ex: Avandia)
        • Meglitinides (Ex. Starlix)
      • Insulin *
        • Lispro (Humalog)
        • Regular, Humulin R
        • NPH, Humulin N
        • Lantus
        • Combination Insulin: Humulin 70/30, 50/50, Humalog 75/25
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   squirtle
    I bought the Davis drug guide which included a cd-rom. On the cd was a program to install that allows you to search for a drug and then it gives you all of the information. I used that info to copy and paste into my care plan. The program is called QLU.
  4. by   wtbcrna
    Here is a web link that we have been using in our class. It is the same drug information as in Lexi-comp drug books. It is fairly easy to cut and paste from the site.
    http://www.wellness.com/resources/Co...1_Drug_idx.htm

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