Common medications given for pediatrics
- 0Jan 24, '11 by mmorgan371I 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.
- 0Jan 24, '11 by NotReady4PrimeTime, RN Senior ModeratorTylenol, 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 NotReady4PrimeTime on Jan 24, '11
- 0Feb 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.