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. Heparine, Lovenox, Coumadin... which one?
    by beatrice1 Feb 16, '10
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    ivorybunny
  2. Can Fentanyl Patches Be Replaced Sooner to Improve Pain Control?
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    by NRSKarenRN Jan 17, '08
    15
    MarciCRN
  3. check those blister packs
    by makes needs known Feb 5, '10
    3
    redtshirt
  4. Can Geodon 40mg capsules be split in half?
    by KayKlonopin Dec 3, '09
    2
    sethmctenn
  5. OTC Mucinex DM Expectorant & Cough Suppressant Question
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    by rockytopRN2b Feb 5, '10
    9
    NRSKarenRN
  6. Xylocaine gel
    by Bicycleboy Jan 22, '10
    2
    tewdles
  7. IV pump use
    by AndieWoke Jan 29, '10
    1
    iluvivt
  8. what is the difference between side effect  and adverse effect of the medication?
    by driveinstyle2005 Jan 8, '10
    1
    mcpnurse
  9. Bolus IVP followed by IV infusion
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    by moredug1 Jun 22, '09
    6
    kadell
  10. questions about cardizem use?
    by palmm Jan 25, '10
  11. How does the Doc order the rate in IVF administration?
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    by jamst149 Sep 2, '07
    16
    Toronto
  12. Question regarding Lasix and Bumetanide
    by LuVnLpN08 Jan 9, '10
    8
    NRSKarenRN
  13. Diluting IV narcotics = narcotics tampering?
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    by mcknis Jan 28, '09
    24
    janfrn
  14. IV drop rate without a pump
    by chelynn Jan 8, '10
    1
    chare
  15. BID Order Questions
    by ShonaRN0522 Dec 26, '09
    9
    starletRN
  16. lisinopril+alzheimers?
    by traumajunkie83 Dec 23, '09
    1
    traumaRUs
  17. No stop date?
    by desalana Dec 17, '09
    1
    tewdles
  18. FDA states Prilosec & Plavix not to be given together. But....
    by elprup Dec 2, '09
    3
    sasha2lady
  19. anticlotting medications
    by jmaverick101 Nov 23, '09
    2
    tewdles
  20. Tylenol Suppository
    by sh1bby69 Nov 2, '09
    8
    Emergency RN
  21. Medical errors
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    by jsm12 Jan 5, '09
    8
    JR816
  22. question on administering OTC meds
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    by timpanzee Nov 7, '07
    14
    sasha2lady
  23. Weird Idiosyncratic Reaction????
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    by belle87RN Nov 5, '09
    1
    NRSKarenRN
  24. I.M. injection in hip....
    by andreasmom02 Oct 30, '09
    3
    tewdles
  25. wrong route phenergan?
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    by cybernurse614 Apr 5, '08
    42
    Zookeeper3
  26. Haldol... Med Error??
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    by AriesLPN Apr 21, '09
    8
    tewdles
  27. Lidocaine-I've never seen this before
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    by gonzo1 Oct 17, '09
    4
    wtbcrna
  28. What is the difference between Lortab and Vicodin
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    by chenoaspirit Sep 4, '09
    5
    Pat_Pat RN
  29. Vasopressin vs IV fluids for acute right heart failure
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    by Protoman2050 Oct 3, '09
    2
    Protoman2050
  30. Lantus given wrong time
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    by bassgirl May 18, '07
    11
    maykue
  31. Free pharmacology classroom!!
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    by KAYBDT6 Aug 27, '09
    14
    setingle
  32. Will taking a prescribed pain pill  interfere  with my drug test in 2 days?
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    by Tattooedtonya24 Sep 29, '09
    1
    traumaRUs
  33. am dose v pm dose steroids
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    by Nurse Lulu Sep 10, '09
    2
    ChiSmile6
  34. Random Med Questions-narcotics and IV push
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    by ChiSmile6 Aug 28, '09
    5
    ChiSmile6
  35. IV Dilantin infilitration
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    by LNick Sep 1, '09
    1
    meandragonbrett
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