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NCLEX Meds

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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.