Common medications given for pediatrics

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    I am in my last semester of nursing school and just beginning my senior practicum on a pediatric unit. I was wondering what some of the more common medications are given on pediatric floors.

    Thank you!!!
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    Moved to pediatric nursing
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    Tylenol, cloxacillin, gabapentin
    Advil, PEG 3350, clobazam
    albuterol, lactulose, methylphenidate
    amoxicillin, ampicillin, captopril
    Vitamin D, gentamicin, furosemide
    ferrous sulfate, vancomycin, spironolactone
    morphine, carbamazepine, chloral hydrate
    cefazolin, valproic acid, lorazepam

    By no means a complete list, and in no particular order...
    Last edit by janfrn on Jan 24, '11
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    can't remember the exact name, but it was a vitamin supplement that came with a dropper. A lot of kids got that when I was doing my peds rotation.

    Oh, and Tylenol!
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    Quote from melosaur♥
    can't remember the exact name, but it was a vitamin supplement that came with a dropper. A lot of kids got that when I was doing my peds rotation.

    Oh, and Tylenol!

    Was it Poly-vi-Sol?
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    We add potassium to our fluids a lot (we carry D5 1/2 with 20 mcgs K on the floor)
    Albuteral and racemic epinephrine and tylenol
    Toradol, tylenol with codeine and morphine
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    Tylenol and Motrin LOTS! In our Peds we do lots of Solu-Medrol, Dexamethasone, Rocephin, other antibiotics, Tamiflu, as well as others..

    This time of year our Respiratory department does lots of Albuterol, Racemic epi and Xopenex..
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    We go through ceftriaxone like water.
    Most common meds on my floor are poly-vi-sol, iron, prednisolone, synagis, xopenex, albuterol, lasix, diuril, sodium chloride, potassium, tylenol, neonatal morphine, motrin, beclamethasone, valium, phenobarbital, ergocalciferol, nebulized saline/hypertonic saline, aldactone, sildenafil, digoxin, immunizations, ativan, baby aspirin, keppra, and bactrim. there are tons more, but these are the ones that come up often.
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    Thank you everyone!


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