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- by mmorgan371 Jan 24, '11I 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.
- Jan 24, '11 by ElvishMoved to pediatric nursing
- Jan 24, '11 by janfrnTylenol, 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
- Jan 24, '11 by turnforthenurseRNcan'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!
- Jan 27, '11 by hiddencatRNWe 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
- Jan 31, '11 by pedsnurse72Tylenol 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..
- Feb 1, '11 by NeoPediRNWe 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.
- Feb 4, '11 by mmorgan371Thank you everyone!