Student Nurse Laura

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Chronic Medications

Posted by Laura on December 30, 2009

Module 1

Insulins: Be able to state onset, peak, duration, and required nursing actions for the following

*        Lispro (Humulog)                                
*        NPH (Humulin, Novolin)   
*        Aspart (Novolog)                               
*        Glargine (Lantus)
*        Regular                                            
*        Ultralente

Be able to state the purpose, action, adverse, side effects, and usual dosages of the following medications:

  • 1st generation sulfonylureas: Chlorpropamide (Diabinese
  • Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitor:  acarbose(Precose)
  • 2nd generation sulfonylureas: glipizide(Glucatrol)
  • Non-Sulfonylureas:  repaglinide (Prandin), neteglide(Starlix)
  • Biguanides:  Metformin(Glucophage)
  • Thiazolidinediones(glitazones):  Pioglitazone(Actos), rosiglitazone(Avandia)
  • Glucogon 
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    Module 4

    Be able to state the purpose, action, adverse, side effects, and usual dosages of the following medications:

    *           Isoniazid(INH)                                 
    *           Pyrazinamide(Myambutol)
    *           Rifampin(Rifidin)                            
    *           Rifapentine(Priftin)
    *           Rifabutin(Mycobutin)                     
    *           Streptomycin

    Module 5

    •           Solumedrol  
    •            Metaproterenol(Alupent)
    •           Prednisone  
    •           Salmeterol(Serevent Diskus)
    •           Montelukast(Singular)       
    •           Ipratropium bromide(Atrovent)
    •           Zafirlukast(Accolate)          
    •          Aminophylline(Phyllocontin)
    •           Zileuton(Zyflo)         
    •           Theophylline(Sloe-bid, Theo-Dur)
    •           Albuterol(Proventil, Ventolin, Volmax)   
    •          Advair Comb. (salmeterol/fluticasone)

    Module 6

             Pentoxifylline (Trental)      
            Warfarin (Coumadin)
             Clopidogrel (Plavix)
             Heparin
             Aspirin          
             Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
            Protamine Sulfate  
             Aquamephyton (Vit. K)
             Dipyridamole (Persantine, Aggranox)

    Module 7

    Thiazide diuretic Alpha blocker
    Hydrochlorothiazide Doxazosin
    Loop diuretic Prazosin
    Furosemide Terazosin
    Bumetanide Combined alpha and beta blocker
    Potassium sparing diuretic Carvedilol
    Spironolactone Labetalol
    Central alpha agonist Vasodilator
    Methyldopa Hydralizine
    Clonidine Minoxidil
    Beta blocker Angiotensin Conversion Enzyme-Inhibitor
    Atenolol Benazepril
    Propranolol Captopril
    Metoprolol Enalapril
    Nadolol Fosinopril
    Calcium Channel Blockers Lisinopril
    Amlodipine Ramipril
    Felodipine Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
    Nifedipine Irbesartan
    Nisoldipine Losartan
    Diltiaziem Olmesatrtan
    Verapamil Valsartan
       

     

    Module 9

    Statins Nicotinic Acid
    • Lovastatin
    • Niacin
    • Prevastatin
     
      Fibric acids
    • Simvastatin
    • Fenofibrate
    • Fluvastatin
     
      Bile acid sequestrants
    • Atorvastatin calcium
    • Cholestramine
    • Rosuvastatin
     
      Cardiac Glycosides
    Nitrates Lanoxin (Digoxin)
    • Ntiroglycerin,
    Digitalis
    • Isorbidinitrate
    Digibind (antagonist)

     

    Module 10

    Alkylating agents Hormonal agents
    Busulfan, carboplatin, chlorambucil, cisplatin, cyclophosphamide, dacarbazine, hexamethyl melamine, ifosfamide, melphalan, nitrogen mustard, oxaliplatin, thiotepa Androgens and anti-androgens, estrogens and anti-estrogens, progestins and anti-progestins, aromatase inhibitors, luteinizing hormone, steroids
    Nitrosureas Antimetbolites
    Carmustine, lomustine, semustine, streptozocin 5-Azacytadine, capecitabine, cytararbine, edatrexate fludarabine, 5-fluorouracil, hydroxyurea, methotrexate, pentostatin
    Mitotic spindle poisons Antitumor antibiotics
    Plant alkoloids: vinblastine, vincristine, Bleomycin, doxorubicin, mitomycin, mitoxantrone
    Misc: Asparaginase   
       

     

    Module 11

    • Benadryl       
    • Epinephrine             
    • Corticosteroids
    • Acetaminophen      
    • Furosemide 

     

    Module 12
              Folic acid      
              Prednisone
              Arginine        
              Decadron
              Hydrea-hydroxyurea          
             Imuran
             Ibuprophen (NSAID)          
              Heparin
              Neupogen    
              Enoxaparin
              Epogen         
              Cytoxan
              Warfarin

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