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Aminogluthemide treats

cushing syndrome

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Report any signs of yellow coloring skin right away. This will reduce signs of the steroids

.Aminogluthemide

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aminogluthemide side effects

Hypotension, weakness, anorexia

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aminogluthemide inhibits

conversion of cholesterol to adrenal steroid

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Acetaminophen

Inhibits prostaglandin synthesis, antipyretic

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acetaminophen is for

mild-moderate pain & fever

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acetaminophen side effect

hepatotoxicity

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The maximum dose you can take in 24 hrs. is about twelve, 325mg tablets, (4 Gm.)

acetaminophen

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CNS depression via GABA receptors

Diazepan

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Diazepam is for

Seizures, muscle relaxant & sedation

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Diazepam major side effect

Hangover sedation

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Diazepam pt education

Do not drink alcohol when taking this drug, take 1 hour before bedtime for sleep

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aminogluthemide pt education

Contact your HCP immediately if you experience signs of inadequate adrenal hormones, such lack of appetite, nausea, weakness & dizziness, yellow coloring, & low blood pressure

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oxycodone

Constipation, CNS & respiratory depression

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oxycodone binds with

opioid pain receptors in brain

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oxycodone indication

For moderate to severe pain

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oxycodone pt education

Do not take these before driving Only take it if you are having pain

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octreotide pt education

Since you are a type 1 DM, you need to be aware that it may cause very low blood sugar

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octreotide major side effect

Hypo or hyperglycemia, gallbladder dysfunction

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octreotide indication

Carcinoid tumors with watery diarrhea

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octreotide

Works like growth hormone inhibiting factor, treats VIP

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vasopressin

Potent vasoconstrictor, reduces diuresis

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vasopressin indication

Hypotensive shock & DI

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vasopressin side effect

Vasoconstriction, necrosis

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vasopressin pt teaching

Don’t inhale this nasal spray. If you experience unusually low urination, notify your HCP

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somatropin

Stimulates skeletal & muscle growth, increases protein synthesis

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somatropin indication

Hypopituitary dwarfism

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somatropin side effects

Hypo or hyperglycemia, muscle pain

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somatrpin pt education

You will need to administer this to your child either SQ or IM. Monitor their height & weight

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prednisone

Inhibit inflammatory & immune response

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prednisone indication

Prevents post transplants rejection

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prednisone major side effects

Hyperglycemia, GIB & psychosis

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prednisone pt teaching

Take with food to reduce risk of GI upset and ulcerations. . Your doctor will reduce the dose gradually before the drug is discontinued. These drugs can cause emotional disturbances

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Levothyroxine

Regulate metabolism, T4 replacement

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Levothyroxine treats

Hypothyroidism

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Levothyroxine major side effects

Heat intolerance & Palpitations

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Levothyroxine pt education

Always take in the early morning on an empty stomach to reduce insomnia & improve absorption. Report chest pain, palpitations, irritability, & unintentional weight loss

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Propylthiouracil (PTU)

Inhibits Iodine from incorporating with T3 & T4

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Propylthiouracil (PTU) treats

Hyperthyroidism, thyroid storm

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Propylthiouracil (PTU) side effects

Liver & bone marrow toxicity

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Propylthiouracil (PTU pt education

Take with meals & at the same time daily. Don’t stop abruptly. Avoid foods containing iodine

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naloxone

Opioid antagonist

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naloxone treats

Opioid induced respiratory depression

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naloxone side effects

Severe pain, tachycardia, nausea