Published Jul 21, 2009
Hi guys! i made this for myself to study and thought it could be nice to share this here, taken from the book of 2007Ed, arranged in alphabetical order so i typed it according to Category. :typing
Pls don't hesitate to make corrections, suggestions and additional information that you may think valuable for our studies! If you noticed, some drugs has a blank in major concerns, hope somebody can help me with this.....
If you think this is helpful and like to have copy&paste it, just hope you can leave a message here.....
GOD LUCK and GOD BLESS US TEST TAKERS!!!
Generic Name (Trade Name) Major Concerns
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Watch for LIVER and KIDNEY problems
Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen ADDICTIVE
Ibuprofen (Motrin) can lead to HPN and KIDNEY disease
Naproxen (Aleve) can lead to HPN and KIDNEY disease
Alprazolam (Xanax) This drug can be ADDICTIVE
Diazepam (Valium) Watch for Allergies, *also anticonvulsant*
Lorazepam (Antivan) SEDATION
Promethazine HCI (Phenergan) *also antiemetic*
Amoxicilline (Augmentin) Watch for allergic reactions
Azithromycin (Zithromax Z-Pak) Watch for allergies
Cephalexin (Keflex) If you are allergic to Cephalosporins, you might also be allergic to Penicillin
Doxycycline hyclate (Vibramycin) Avoid for pregnant clients
Penicillin V Potassium (Penicillin) Watch for allergies
Sulfamethoxazole (Septra, Bactrim) Can cause GI diturbance
Warfarin Sodium (Coumadin) Teach the client to limit the intake of GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES
Watch for signs of BLEEDING
Clonazepam (Klonopin) Should not be stopped abruptly
Diazepam (Valium) Watch for Allergies, also antianxiety
Sertraline (Zoloft) SEDATION
Amitriptyline HCI (Elavil)
Trazodone HCI (Desyrel)
Glipizide (Glucotrol) Watch for HYPOGLYCEMIA
Metformin (Glucophage) This drug should be stopped prior to a dye study such as cardiac catheterization
Fexofenadine (Allegra) DRY MOUTH
Amiodipine (Norvasc) HYPERTENSION
Atenolol (Tenormin) cause DROP in PULSE Rate, check PR daily
Doxazosin Mesylate (Cardura)
Lisinopril (Zestril) cause Postural HPN, remain supine for at least 30mins
Metoprolol Succinate (Toprol XL) Teach the client to check his PULSE RATE
Metoprolol Tartrate (Lopressor,Toprol) Teach the client to check his PULSE RATE
Verapamil HCI (Calan)
Ibuprofen (Motrin) can lead to HYPERTENSION and KIDNEY disease
Prednisone (Deltasone) can cause Cushing's Syndrome and GI problems
Allopurinol (Zyloprim) Drink at least 8 glasses of WATER per day
Antilipidemic - usually ends in statin
Simbastatin (Zocor) Can cause LIVER problems & muscle soreness
Do not take this drug with GRAPE-FRUIT JUICE
Ranitidine HCI Best to take this drug with meals
Antiulcer/Proton Pump Inhibitor
Lansoprazole (Prevacid) Take this drug prior to meals
Albuterol (Proventil) Tachycardia, MD check blood levels for toxicity
Furosemide (Lasix) HYPOKALEMIA
Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) HYPOKALEMIA
Estrogen (Premarin) can ↑ blood clots
Levothyroxine (Levoxyl) can ↑ blood clots
Levothyroxin (Synthyroid) Teach the clients to check his PULSE RATE
Cyclobenzaprine HCI (Flexeril) SEDATION
Necon (Ortho-Novum 7/7/7) can ↑ blood clots
Trinessa (Ortho TriClen) can ↑ blood clots
Alendronate (Fosamax) Remain UPRIGHT for at least 30mins after taking to prevent GERD.
Take with WATER
Potassium Chloride (K-lyte) Check for renal function before giving this drug
Zolpidem (Ambien) Allow at least 8hrs of sleep time to prevent daytime drowsiness
some of these meds were on my exam
Ranitidine HCI (Zantac)
I'm sorry i arranged this on left and right side column but i don't know why when it is posted here, it's kind a messy!!!
ohh! wow! thanks ujones and Congratulations!!!
Wow!! This is amazing!! Thank You!!!
Thank you very much joycee8, this is great!!!!
Your welcome guys! Tigermom and Inmorr!!!!:wink2:
Thank you maybe i can pass this time!!!
KAYBDT6, BSN, RN
Hi guys! i made this for myself to study and thought it could be nice to share this here, taken from the book of 2007Ed, arranged in alphabetical order so i typed it according to Category. :typingPls don't hesitate to make corrections, suggestions and additional information that you may think valuable for our studies! If you noticed, some drugs has a blank in major concerns, hope somebody can help me with this.....If you think this is helpful and like to have copy&paste it, just hope you can leave a message here.....GOD LUCK and GOD BLESS US TEST TAKERS!!! :tku::tku::stdnrsrck:
What a great post! thanks for sharing, this will come in very handy!
kgh31386, BSN, MSN, RN
lol only correction is a spelling one. SimVastatin instead of simbastatin. But great list nonetheless. A lot of the pts I see are on one or more of these.
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