By Amy M. Karch
Quick A-to-Z entry to present, actual Drug Information!
The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide, the great nursing drug source for nurses and nursing scholars, is now up to date with greater than 1,200 additions and alterations to supply the main actual drug info available.
This entire drug advisor contains the nursing technique to supply wide medicine details, with entire monographs on seven-hundred universal drugs—including 15 new drugs—and appendices that summarize key details on two hundred much less conventional medicinal drugs. geared up alphabetically by means of widespread drug identify, this drug source presents speedy entry to the knowledge had to hinder drug mistakes and administer medicines accurately and accurately.
The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug consultant offers:
* greater than 1,200 new additions, alterations, and updates on symptoms, dosages, and administration
* NEW signals to MRSA-risk antibiotics
* NEW “Tall Man” lettering to avoid confusion of equally named medications
* NEW appendix of drug-related web content, together with the foodstuff and Drug management (FDA) and facilities for illness keep watch over (CDC) sites
* whole monographs containing regular and alternate names, pronunciations, being pregnant probability type, managed substance time table, drug periods, healing activities, symptoms, contraindications and cautions, on hand varieties, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV proof, hostile results, interactions, and nursing considerations—including evaluate, interventions, instructing issues
* A photo "alert" image for medications that can not be beaten, lower, or chewed
* A 32-page full-color photograph advisor to drugs and tablets
* Icons making a choice on harmful medicines and new symptoms
* Interactions by means of drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab exams, and drug-alternative treatment
* An appendix for most sensible practices on disposal of medicines
* An appendix of sufferer instructing to avoid medicine mistakes
* An appendix with mini-monographs on over 2 hundred much less time-honored drugs
On the better half website—NEW drug details and resources!
* NCLEX-style evaluate questions
* Patient-teaching aids and different sufferer defense resources
* guidance for precise populations
* Reference tools
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Quick A-to-Z entry to present, exact Drug Information!
The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug consultant, the great nursing drug source for nurses and nursing scholars, is now up to date with greater than 1,200 additions and adjustments to supply the main exact drug details available.
This finished drug consultant accommodates the nursing strategy to supply vast medicine details, with whole monographs on seven-hundred universal drugs—including 15 new drugs—and appendices that summarize key details on 2 hundred much less familiar medicinal drugs. equipped alphabetically by means of prevalent drug identify, this drug source presents speedy entry to the data had to hinder drug error and administer drugs adequately and accurately.
The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug consultant bargains:
* greater than 1,200 new additions, alterations, and updates on symptoms, dosages, and management
* NEW indicators to MRSA-risk antibiotics
* NEW “Tall Man” lettering to avoid confusion of equally named medicines
* NEW appendix of drug-related web pages, together with the meals and Drug management (FDA) and facilities for sickness keep an eye on (CDC) websites
* entire monographs containing known and alternate names, pronunciations, being pregnant chance classification, managed substance time table, drug sessions, healing activities, symptoms, contraindications and cautions, to be had kinds, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV proof, opposed results, interactions, and nursing considerations—including evaluation, interventions, instructing issues
* A image "alert" image for medications that can't be overwhelmed, minimize, or chewed
* A 32-page full-color picture consultant to capsules and drugs
* Icons deciding on harmful medicines and new symptoms
* Interactions by way of drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab assessments, and drug-alternative treatment
* An appendix for top practices on disposal of medicines
* An appendix of sufferer instructing to avoid medicine blunders
* An appendix with mini-monographs on over 2 hundred much less generic medications
On the better half website—NEW drug details and resources!
* NCLEX-style evaluation questions
* Patient-teaching aids and different sufferer safeguard assets
* assistance for precise populations
* Reference instruments
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Milk, other dairy products); if taking for calcium oxalate stones, reduce dairy products, refined sugar, sodium, meat • Tell patient to report skin rash, stomatitis, malaise, fever, aching; product should be discontinued • Advise patient to avoid hazardous activities if drowsiness or dizziness occurs; response may take several days to determine • Tell patient to avoid alcohol, caffeine; these substances increase uric acid levels and decrease allopurinol levels • Teach patient to report side effects and adverse reactions to prescriber, including rash, itching, nausea, vomiting Evaluation Positive therapeutic outcome • Decreased pain in joints • Decreased stone formation in kidney • Decreased uric acid level to 6 mg/dl almotriptan (Rx) (al-moh-trip9tan) Axert Func.
Quinazolone Pregnancy category B ACTION: Binds preferentially to a1A- adrenoceptor subtype located mainly in the prostate, relaxing smooth muscles Therapeutic outcome: Resolution of symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia USES: Symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia CONTRAINDICATIONS: Hypersensitivity, moderate to severe hepatic impairment, not indicated for use in women or children, breastfeeding (but not used in women) Precautions: Pregnancy B, geriatric, coronary artery disease, coronary insufficiency, mild hepatic disease, mild/moderate/severe renal disease, history of QT prolongation or coadministration with medications known to prolong QT interval, torsades de pointes, syncope, surgery, Adverse effects: italics = common; bold = life-threatening 24 aliskiren prostate cancer, orthostatic hypotension, ocular surgery, CAD, dysrhythmias, angina DOSAGE AND ROUTES Adult:â•‡ â•‰PO EXT REL 10 mg daily, taken after same meal each day Available forms: EXT REL tabs 10 mg Implementation • Swallow tabs whole; do not break, crush, or chew tabs • Store in tight container in cool environment ADVERSE EFFECTS CNS: Dizziness, headache, fatigue, flushing CV: Postural hypotension (dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting) within a few hours of administration, chest pain, tachycardia, angina GI: Nausea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, constipation, diarrhea, liver injury, jaundice GU: Impotence, priapism HEMA: Thrombocytopenia INTEG: Rash, urticaria, angioedema, pruritus MISC: Body pain in general, xerostomia, rhinitis RESP: Upper respiratory tract infection, pharyngitis, bronchitis, sinusitis Pharmacokinetics Absorption Unknown Distribution Moderately protein bound (82%-90%) Metabolism Liver (by CYP3A4 enzyme) Excretion Urine Half-life 10 hr Pharmacodynamics Unknown INTERACTIONS Individual drugs Alcohol: possible increased effects of alfuzosin Doxazosin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, prazosin, ritonavir, terazosin: do not take concurrently Drug classifications b-Blockers, nitrates, phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors: increased hypotension CYP3A4 inhibitors (ketoconazole, itraconazole, ritonavir): do not take concurrently NURSING CONSIDERATIONS Assessment • Assess for prostatic hyperplasia: change in urinary patterns, baseline and throughout treatment â•‡ Nurse Alert • Monitor CBC with differential and liver function tests; B/P and heart rate; QT prolongation • Monitor BUN, uric acid, urodynamic studies (urinary flow rates, residual volume) • Monitor I&O ratios, weight daily, edema; report weight gain or edema Patient/family education • Advise not to drive or operate machinery for 4 hr after first dose or after dosage increase Evaluation Positive therapeutic outcome • Decreased symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia aliskiren (Rx) (a-lis9kir-en) Tekturna Func.
22) at presentation (increased risk of hemorrhage) Assess for bleeding during first hr of treatment and 24 hr after procedure: hematuria, hematemesis, bleeding from mucous membranes, epistaxis, ecchymosis, puncture sites; guaiac all body fluids and stools; obtain blood studies (Hct, platelets, PTT, PT, TT, APTT) before starting therapy; PT or APTT must be ,2 times control before starting therapy; TT or PT q3-4hr during treatment; obtain CPK-MB to identify product effectiveness • Assess hypersensitivity: fever, rash, facial swelling, dyspnea, itching, chills; mild reaction may be treated with antihistamines; report to prescriber • Pulmonary embolism: monitor pulse, B/P, ABGs, rate/rhythm of respirations • Occlusion: have patient exhale then hold breath when connecting/disconnecting syringe to prevent air embolism • Cholesterol embolism: assess for purple toe syndrome, acute renal failure, gangrenous digits, hypertension, livedo reticularis, Key NCLEX® Drug aluminum hydroxide pancreatitis, MI, cerebral infarction, spinal cord infarction, retinal artery occlusion, bowel infarction, rhabdomyolysis • Myocardial infarction: monitor ECG; on monitor, watch for segment changes, changes in rhythm: sinus bradycardia, ventricular tachycardia, accelerated idioventricular rhythm may occur due to reperfusion, cardiac enzymes, radionuclide myocardial scanning/coronary angiography • Pulmonary embolism: monitor pulse, B/P, ABGs, rate/rhythm of respirations; symptoms include dyspnea, tachypnea, chest pain, cough, hemoptysis • Occlusion: have patient exhale then hold breath when connecting/disconnecting syringe to prevent air embolism Patient/family education • Teach patient reason for alteplase, signs and symptoms of bleeding, allergic reactions, when to notify prescriber Evaluation Positive therapeutic outcome • Lysis of pulmonary thrombi • Adequate hemodynamic state • Absence of congestive heart failure aluminum hydroxide (OTC) Func.
2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide by Amy M. Karch