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Most Common Med/Surg Drugs, Including New Drugs

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Town & Country Town & Country (Member)

What would you all say are the most common drugs given/used on Med/Surg units?

In my hospital the doc's love to give protonix.

So far during med/surg clinicals it seems the dr. hands them lasix, gentamycin, and antidepressant as they walk thru the door!!!

Yep, Protonix for everyone!

VivaLasViejas, ASN, RN

Specializes in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych. Has 20 years experience.

Protonix, Levaquin, and Colace!

protonix

heparin SQ

docusate

lisinopril

oxycodone

aspirin 81 mg

oral Kcl

calcium gluconate

mag-ox (can you tell our residents REALLY like to replace electrolytes?)

lactulose

levothyroxine

levaquin

vanco

and of course- your fav and mine- insulin

lasix

potassium

protonix

vicodin

darvocet

tequin

rocephin

...these are the ones that come immediately to mind.

General E. Speaking, RN, RN

Specializes in floor to ICU.

yep, i agree with most of the other posts

vicodin

darvocet

protonix

aspirin

nitro paste

levaquin

lisinopril

demerol

morphine

colace

potassium

lovenox

yep, i agree with most of the other posts

vicodin

darvocet

protonix

aspirin

nitro paste

levaquin

lisinopril

demerol

morphine

colace

potassium

lovenox

Dilaudid

phenergan

reglan

2nd & 3rd gen cephs

Amphotericin B

zosyn

neneRN, BSN, RN

Specializes in Emergency, Trauma. Has 8 years experience.

Lasix, Pepcid, Rocephin, NTG, ASA, Levaquin, Heparin, Tylenol, Morphine, Insulin, Normal Saline, Potassium, Phenergan

meownsmile, BSN, RN

Specializes in Med/Surg, Ortho.

Protonix wins in my unit. Also plenty of reglan, inapsine, zofran, demerol, morphine, toradol, vicodin, unasyn,oh ya,, lovenox and coumadin for our orthos.

isordil,

catapres,

plendil,

metoclopramide HCL,

KCl,

MgSO4,

Rocephin

Ampi/Cepha

Diazepam

Paracetamol

ASA

Heparin

NTG

Zantac

lasix

protonix

ativan

T#3

demerol

vistaril

toradol

enoxaparin

oxazepam

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