So, have a pharm test tomorrow. Studying my drug cards. Have 3 sources: 2010 Davis drug guide, 17th edition Medi Quick Cards by LWW, and 9th Clinical Drug therapy by Abrams.
So: DIGOXIN. I know this drug well... however, I have a questions about HYPOTHYROIDISM.
I'd like an answer before tomorrow's test, but I am 90% certain this will not be a question (but, justincase
Medi Quick cards
say, "Hypothyroid patients may need *larger* doses."
Clinical drug therapy
monograph says, "Patients with hypothyroidism are extremely sensitive to cardiac glycosides and may need *lower* doses."
says: "Use caution in hypothyroid patients."
Hmm... conflicting for sure
Anyone with some additional data?
Off to study some more. Last test of the semester, and I need a 60% to maintain my "A" This is the LPN to RN transition course. I am mighty proud... or, well, I will be when I get at least a 66%