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






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






3. LR ; .09NS ; blood products






4. Fast acting antihypertensive used in autonomic dysreflexia.






5. Can cause fetal hemorrhage; do not use during pregnancy.






6. Always drawn up first.






7. An intermediate - acting insulin w/ a peak action of 6-12 hours






8. Antitubercular. Peripheral neuropathy SE.






9. Treatment for seizures.






10. .45 ; .2 ; D5W






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






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






13. Taken w/something acidic at bedtime.






14. Peaks in 2-4 hours.






15. A rapid acting insulin w/an onset of 5-15 minutes.






16. Rescue med for Morphine overdose.






17. Viagra - Levitra - Cialis.






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






19. Hormone. Treats hypothyroidism. Should increase metabolic processes - including GFR - decreasing edema.






20. 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.






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






22. Stool softner.






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






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






25. Antiparkinson agent - antidiabetic/dopamine agonists. Take w/meals to prevent GI upset.






26. Tricyclic Antidepressant. SE: sore throat - fever - increased fatiuge - and V/D






27. Antiarrhythmics. Used for premature ventricular contractions in excess of 6 per minute.






28. Supplement for pernicious anemia.






29. Can put patient into a bipolar episode.






30. Antidepressant. S/S of overdoes include excitability and tremors.






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






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






33. Contraindicated in people w/bleeding disorders.






34. Antiparkinson agent/anticholinergic. Counteracts extrapyramidal SE.






35. Antihypertensive






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






37. Expected results is prolonged PTT time of 1.5 times the control.






38. Antiemetic used to control N & V - anxiety.






39. Antiulcer/antiacid. Interferes with drug absorption.






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






41. Antiulcer. Caffeine contraindicated w/use.






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






43. (Dopamine). Inotropic - vasopressor/adrenergic. BP - CO - Shock - increase renal perfusion.






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






45. Osmotic diuretic






46. Antidysrhythmic. Used for bradycardia.






47. Loop diuretic that causes potassium excreation.






48. (ipratropium bromide). Bronchodilator/Anticholinergic. COPD.






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






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