Nursing and Patient Medications

Nursing and Patient Medications is the place for Licensed Nurses to discuss patient medication administration, interactions, and specifics regarding dosing. It is NOT a place for medical advice nor will it replace your medication reference material or pharmacist input. General info about meds and hospital policy can be discussed.

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  1. Silly to have this clarified?
    by Lahryn04 Jun 13, '11
    13
    joycelorelleRN
  2. morphine,dilaudid,demerol
    • Closed
    by EJSRN Nov 10, '08
    34
  3. Zoladex injection
    • Closed
    by Idon'tcodgerdodge Sep 15, '07
    2
    MKANEKOA
  4. Tylenol IV
    by Adri_RN Sep 19, '11
    38
    MunoRN
  5. Routine & PRN meds
    by Dondie Sep 21, '11
  6. Neurontin decreases the effectiveness of PO pain meds?
    by TeleRN311 Sep 19, '11
    14
    GrnTea
  7. Do You Use Fentanyl Transdermal Patches Safely?
    by NRSKarenRN Sep 13, '11
    3
    NRSKarenRN
  8. Can someone please explain INR & Coumadin therapy to me?
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    by christvs Jan 22, '07
    29
    NRSKarenRN
  9. Dexrazoxane (Zinecard) Administration
    by Aeterna Sep 11, '11
  10. Diabetes Insipidus and Na+
    • Closed
    by AlteMed Oct 4, '09
    3
    Anodyne
  11. Help with dilution
    by userone Sep 6, '11
    1
    xtxrn
  12. Pediatrics Med calculation
    by xxiangel Aug 29, '11
    3
    xtxrn
  13. Suboxone Film: Is it Ethical to Cut?
    by elilbitz Nov 27, '10
    2
    elilbitz
  14. Was I right for questioning this order?
    by Catch22Personified Sep 4, '11
    3
  15. Antibiotics
    • Closed
    by VickyRN Dec 26, '06
    7
    userone
  16. Giving IM inject in a SQ space?
    • Closed
    by onehusbandsevenkids Nov 3, '06
    16
    Isabelle49
  17. Pt safety concern: Lispro vs Regular
    by Retrox24 Aug 21, '11
    9
    #1ME
  18. Please interpret this med order
    • Closed
    by Jennabugs Apr 2, '08
    45
    xtxrn
  19. Do you give meds without seeing the MDs order if he MAR has been checked?
    by canadianRNeducator Sep 29, '10
    33
    nola1202
  20. Is Normal Saline rate 100 or 50?
    by Nursebabe2009 Mar 24, '11
    2
    #1ME
  21. Any good med books to study?
    by andreasmom02 Jul 28, '11
    1
  22. low absorption tubing
    by turnforthenurseRN Aug 1, '11
  23. nasal sprays confound me
    by brownbook Jul 29, '11
    2
    brownbook
  24. Please help c this dilemma
    by pomlover08 Jul 20, '11
    6
    Havin' A Party!
  25. PT/INR/PTT info?coumadin/heparin-
    by angell883RN Jul 25, '11
    21
    GrnTea
  26. Aspirating for blood when giving injections to infants?....Have the rules changed?
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    by DutchgirlRN Mar 13, '06
    30
    DSkelton711
  27. Help with PRN medications
    by belle005 Jul 10, '11
    26
    tokmom
  28. Heard of Ambien lowering b/p?
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    by Holly27 Jan 3, '07
    9
    surviveslu
  29. Protonix use
    by laughingtoe Jul 8, '11
    11
    ckh23
  30. Nitropaste for IV infiltration?
    by queenjulie Jun 30, '11
    1
    iluvivt
  31. Do you wait long enough
    by commonsense Jun 11, '11
    3
    solneeshka
  32. Dilaudid IV - white
    by independ3nt Apr 4, '11
    11
    OC_An Khe
  33. How much Ativan is save to combine with 3mg of lunesta?
    by Vespa Jun 7, '11
    2
    dissent
  34. Heparin Drip Compatibilty
    • Closed
    by Advocate1 Dec 16, '07
    16
    mylkoa
  35. Gave experimental UK drugs
    by *Posh* May 20, '11
    8
    NurseVoldemort
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