What class is fast and dry?
If a diabetic refuses to eat, it can result in this
This type of insulin can be given IV
If a patient reports an allergy to sulfa, you should not give them this type of oral diabetic drug
Tremor, weight loss, and tachycardia are symptoms of
Radioactive drug used to treat hyperthyroidism
This drug blocks the synthesis of T3 and T4
drug used to prevent opthalmian neonatorum
-pril (ACE inhibitors)
Suffix for the drugs that prevent angiotensin I from being converted into angiotensin II, these drugs lower BP and increase renal flow
These drugs lower heart rate, BP, and cardiac output
-lol (atenolol, propranolol)
Beta Blockers have the suffix
Vitamin K (Auquamephyton)
Drug administered to all newborns b/c their gut is not yet colonized with bacteria
Calcium Channel Blockers
Class of drugs that decreases calcium movement across the membranes. They lower hart rate, BP, and cardiac dysrhythmias. Most of them end in the suffix -pine
The antidote for bradycardia or an overdose of cholinergic agents
Weight gain, constipation, and lethargy are symptoms of
This antitubercular drug can cause red-greeen vision changes
Antidote for heparin
Drug given to prevent hemolytic disease of the newborn
Antidote to Tylenol/acetaminophen overdose
8 Acoustic (Vestibulocochlear)
Aminoglycosides can damage this cranial nerve and result in ototoxicity or hearing loss
peak and trough
These lab values are used to determine high and low levels of a drug in the blood
neuromuscular blocking agents (succinylcholine)
In order to prevent respiratory depression in the postoperative patient, (check to see if these drugs were given in the OR)
This birth control pill contains progesterone only and is usually given to lactating mothers
This antihypertensive is used topically for male-pattern baldness
Drug of choice to induce labor
Damage to renal function from aminoglycosides
A blood glucose reading of 39 mg/dL indicates
This drug may be given PO or IV to treat TB and meningitis
This antitubercular drug turns secretions red-orange
This serious side effect of INH is worse in alcoholics
Antidote of warfarin/coumadin
This condition is caused by excessive production of thyroid hormone
This class of drugs is prescribed in combo with antihypertensives to potentiate the effects in the patient
Vitamin B6 (pyroxidine)
This is given to counteract the neurologic effects of INH and is the antidote for INH toxicity
Antidote of an opiate agonist overdose
Damage to the hearing from aminoglycosides is called
Based on prothrombin time (PT)
This class lowers acidity of the stomach by decreasing the concentration of H ions
Class of drugs that treats severe volume overload
What class is theophylline?
What are the therapeutic levels of digoxin?
>60 for adults, >90 for infants
When do you hold Digoxin?
Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto)
What antidiarrheal drug is counter indicated in a pt. with a high dose aspirin use?
Narcotics, barbiturates, anesthetics
Pts. with myxedema are hypersensitive to which drugs?
neutralize gastric acid, keeping it at or above 3.5
How do antacids such as Maalox work?
What lab value would you expect an increase in for a pt. on methylprednisolone? (Solu-Medrol)
Sulfonylurea, PO can be used when pt has some beta cell function present
What is glipzide Glucotrol and when is it used?
What should you watch for with a pt taking cyclosporine (Sadnimmune)
What lab value might suggest a pt. with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is at risk when giving Digoxin?
Notify HCP, Celebrex has a sulfur molecule in it
What do you do for a pt. with a sulfa allergy who has an order for celecoxib (Celebrex)?
What drug class has a cross allergy w/ cephalexin monohydrate (Keflex)?
Heart Failure (it improves cardiac output)
What are beta-1 agonists used for?
Immediately before the next scheduled dose
When is the optimum time to draw a trough level?
What drug might be used for palliative tx of tumor induced spinal cord compression?
What lab value should be assessed before giving digitalis (Digoxin)?
What med used for MI decreases both preload and afterload?
What pharmacokinetic process would be a reason for a med adjustment in an older adult with a decreased percentage of lean body mass?
Risk for injury
What is a nursing dx. for a patient on angiotensin 2 receptor antagonist irbesarten (Avapro)?
It is a category X drug so use a reliable form of contraception
What do you teach a female client R/T misoprostol (Cytotec)?
No, Stadol is an opioid agonist-antagonist, when used with an opioid agonist (dilaudid) it can lead to withdrawal symtoms
Can you give Dilaudid and Stadol together?
Verify with HCP before giving
What do you do if you have an order to give an ACE inhibitor to a patient on spironolactone?
Dobutamine (Dobutrex) is an emergency drug for _____?
Expected duration of flushing
What should you teach a heart failure patient R/T niacin (Niaspan)?
Notify HCP immediately
What do you do when a patient on high dose aspirin therapy complains of ringing in ears?
Drug and Class used to treat gastric ulcerations from NSAIDs and aspirin
1/4 to 1/2 of a tablet of this drug may be inserted into the cervix to induce labor
Check daily weight
Other than urine output, nursing action to evaluate the degree of diuresis
This drug is a trichomonacidal, protozoacidal, amoebacidal, and an antibacterial
This drug contraindicated fro pediatric use because it is a known teratogen and can cause damage to cartilage
the suffix for this drug is -mycin, but it is not an aminoglycoside
Antihistamine (H2 blocker) used to treat GERD that inhibits the metabolism of benzodiazepines, Theophyllines, and beta blocker. It can also cause gynecomastia in males
First line HIV drug
Use a 2nd form of BC
What would you teach a patient that is concurrently taking oral birth control pills and antibiotics
Antagonist of heparin
This class is effective against bacteria (acne) and rickettsial infections
Drug used to treat influenza A and Parkinsons
Drug regulated by INR
Oral thrush and yeast infection are common in antibiotic use and are known as a
Drug regulated by PTT
Diuretic of choice to treat cerebral edema
Systemic oral antifungal used to treat ringworm. It is given PO
Red Neck/Man Syndrome
A side effect of vancomycin therapy
This coating agent is like putting a band-aid on ulcerated mucosa
Another name for penicillinase
Brand name for acyclovir
OTC drug that inhibits platelet aggregation
This antibiotic class when used in combination with loop diuretics can produce ototoxicity
Barrett's esophagus/ strictures
Severe untreated GERD can result in
Tooth enamel may be permanently stained gray, brown, or yellow if given to children under eight years old
A severe/life threatening allergic reaction to antibiotic
Amphotericin B (Fungizone)
This drug is a systemic antifungal given IV that can cause malaise, fever, chills, and vomiting
Antidote for benzodiazepine overdose
This drug promotes sodium secretion but saves potassium
Give w/ PRN acetaminophen
Client receiving dinitrate (Indur) reports headache, what do you do about giving the next dose?
Apply cardiac monitoring
What do you do before giving adenosine (Adenocard)?
Which method of med administration provides greatest first pass effect?
Yes, but there may be an additive effect which would allow for a decreased dose of morphine
Can you give morphine sulfate and ketorolac (Tordal) together?
Take in morning 30 minutes before eating
What is a teaching point for alendrondrate? (Fosamax)
What are the therapeutic levels of theophylline?