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1. Always drawn up first.






2. Antiemetic - antihistamine - sedative/hypnotic; can cause NECROSIS to vein






3. Antifungal/imidazoles. Treats candidasis as seen in AIDS.






4. Antitubercular. Peripheral neuropathy SE.






5. Contraindicated in closed angle glaucoma






6. (tiotropium). Bronchodilator/anticholinergic.






7. (oxazepam). Anti - anxiety medication.






8. (isoproterenol). Antiarrhythmics - bronchodilators/adrenergics. Asthma - COPD - Bradycardia.






9. Antiinfective - antiprotozoal - antiulcer agent. Used to treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease.






10. Bronchodilator; Adrenergic. Mgt of reversible airway diseases or to delay preterm labor. Maternal tachycardia can be SE -






11. Viagra - Levitra - Cialis.






12. Cause Respiratory depression and are contraindicated in head injuries; masks s/s of ICP.






13. Is a short acting insulin w/an onset of action of 30-60 minutes.






14. Needs to be taken at bed time






15. Aka: estrogen. Initial SE: nausea. Long - term SE: visual disturbances & tinnitus






16. Antipsychotic - antimetic. SE may be difficulty urinating which can become severe health problem.






17. (dobutamine). Inotropic/adrenergic. Heart failure.






18. Antiulcer agent/histamine h2 antagonist. Used in GERD and ulcers; taken once a day - at bedtime.






19. Potassium sparing diuretic






20. MAOI- avoid aged cheese - yogurt - beer - & wine.






21. Wellbutrin - Zyban (antidepressant).






22. Antiarrththmic - inotropic. HF - A- fib - atrial flutter - paroxysmal atrial tachycardia. Increases force of Myocardial contraction. Increases CO and slows HR.






23. Antiulcer/antiacid. Interferes with drug absorption.






24. (buspirone). Anti - anxiety medication.






25. Antiparkinson drugs.






26. Anti - hypertensive patch. PO treats ADHD. Epidural form treats cancer pain.






27. Levels commonly tested (1 - 1.5 normal); very hard on kidneys - need to dring 2-3 L per day. Improvement not typically seen for 1-2 weeks.






28. Supplement for pernicious anemia.






29. A very long acting insuling - has a continuous effect w/no peak.






30. Taken w/something acidic at bedtime.






31. (milrinone). Inotropic. CHF






32. Calcium channel blocker/antihypertensive; when used w/other antiphyertensives can cause hypotension and HF.






33. Rescue med for Morphine overdose.






34. Ovulation inducer; changes hormonal effects on ovary.






35. Decreases effect of Sinemet.






36. Lipid - lowering agent. Used w/high triglyceride levels; monitor AST levels (8-20).






37. Antipsychotic. Major SE: extrapyramidal symptoms.






38. Antianginal. Acute and long - term mgt of angina pectoris - CHF - MI. Raises HR.






39. Treatment for seizures.






40. CNS depressant. Given to mother during labor; can cause slowed respirations and hyporeflexia in newborn.






41. Stool softner.






42. Cephalosporin antibiotic






43. Contraindicated in people w/bleeding disorders.






44. Affect the muscles around the bronchi (large airways). When the lungs are irritated - these bands of muscle can tighten - making the bronchi narrower. ______work by stopping the muscles from tightening.






45. Antiarrhythmic. Adverse reactions are severe hypotension or bradycardia.






46. Antiulcer agent. Treats ulcers - GERD - heartburn. Take w/meals and before bed; SE- acne like rash.






47. Antipsychotic. Given IM w/ 2 inch - 21 gauge needle.






48. Ginko - ginger and garlic interfere w/ anti - coagulants.






49. (norepinephrine). Vasopressor. Severe hypotension and shock.






50. Loop diuretic that causes potassium excreation.