Common Meds seen in LTC facilities

  1. I will be starting a new job in LTC. I want to familiarize myself with meds that are commonly used in this type of setting. Does anyone have any helpful tips.Thank you!
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  3. by   Silverdragon102
    I know I am in Canada but common LTC drugs I see are

    risperidone (risperdal)
  4. by   RNFinally12
    Thank you Silverdragon102..
  5. by   CapeCodMermaid
    There are hundreds of meds used in LTC. All sorts of antibiotcs, anticoagulants,anxiolytics, sedatives, antidepressants, antipsychotics. Get yourself a good app for your phone or make sure your facility has good reference books or a good EMAR system with built in references.
  6. by   RNFinally12
    Thank you Capecodmermaid,Unfortunately my facility does not have anything on computers. I will definitely download an app.