Opioids Analgesics Flashcards


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Opioid

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Hydrocodone Bitartrate with Acetaminophen

  1. Norco
  2. Lortab
  3. Vicodin
  4. Lorcet

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MOA: Hydrocodone Bitartrate w/ Acetaminophen

Hydrocodone Bitartrate w/ Acetaminophen acts on the central opiate receptors and by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis in the CNS and through a peripheral action by blocking pain impulse generation.

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FDA Indication of Opioid Analgesics

Pain

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Adverse Effects of Opioid Analgesics

  • Constipation
  • N/V
  • Dizziness

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Patient Counseling Tips of Opioid Analgesics

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Patients should be advised to take Opioid Analgesics with food or milk to avoid _____ _______.

upset stomach

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Patients taking Opioid Analgesics should be warned that these medications could be ________-forming.

Habit

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Patients taking Opioid Analgesics should be advised to AVOID _________ while taking these medications.

alcohol

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Patients taking Opioid Analgesics should be advised that these medications are ____________.

Constipating

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As a result of constipation caused by Opioid Analgesics, patients should be advised to increase the amount of _____ and _____ .

fiber and water

NOTE: At least 6 to 8 full glasses of water daily