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

2. LR ; .09NS ; blood products

3. Contraindicated in closed angle glaucoma

4. Decreases effect of Sinemet.

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

6. Metered does inhaler for control of asthma; rinse mouth after use.

7. Antihypertensive

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

9. Used to treat tetany resulting from possible damage to parathyroid gland.

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

11. (cefazolin). Anti - infective. 1st gen. cephalosporin.

12. An herbal supplement used in the mgt of menopausal symptoms.

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

14. 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.

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

16. (nitroprusside) Antihypertensive. Agent used to treat shock - cardiac arrest - and anaphylaxis

17. Needs to be taken at bed time

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

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

20. Antiparkinson agent. Treatment of acute extrapyramidal SE-(torticollis).

21. Antirheumatic. Treats Inflammatory Bowel Disease - administer w/food or after meals.

22. (milrinone). Inotropic. CHF

23. Opioid analgesic. Monitor RR and depth of respirations.

24. Wellbutrin - Zyban (antidepressant).

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

26. Supplement for pregnant women to prevent neural tube defects

27. Rescue med for Morphine overdose.

28. (pheneizine). Antidepressant/MAOI.

29. Can cause postural hypotension; monitor VS before & after administration.

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

31. Antirheumatic - NSAID. Treats inflammatory disorders. Take w/food do prevent GI upset.

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

33. Fast acting antihypertensive used in autonomic dysreflexia.

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

35. (benztropine). Antiparkinson agent/anticholinergic. Treats extrapyramidal effects.

36. Antidibetic. Must be discontinued 48 hrs prior to contrast media being given

37. (oxazepam). Anti - anxiety medication.

38. Treatment for seizures.

39. Antihypertensive ace inhibitor. Treats BP - mgt of symptomatic HF.

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

41. Can cause a hemorrhage during a sickle cell crisis.

42. Always drawn up first.

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

44. Antianginal - antiarrhythmic - antihypertensive. Decreases effectiveness of Lipitor.

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

46. 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.

47. Anti - inflammatory steroid. Maintenance of asthma; rinse mouth after using.

48. Can cause photosensitivity - use sun screen.

49. Taken w/something acidic at bedtime.

50. Antiparkinson drugs.