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NCLEX Meds

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






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






3. Antitubercular. Peripheral neuropathy SE.






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






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






6. Drug of choice for burn pain management.






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






8. Anti - convulsant. Reduces amount of anesthesia needed.






9. Supplement for pernicious anemia.






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






11. Can put patient into a bipolar episode.


12. (hydroxyzine). Anti - anxiety - antihistamine - seadative/hypnotic.






13. Ovulation inducer; changes hormonal effects on ovary.






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






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






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


17. Always drawn up first.






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






19. Antianginal - antihypertenisve/ Calcium Channel Blocker. Check pulse before administering - bradycardia is major SE.






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






21. (buspirone). Anti - anxiety medication.






22. Needs to be taken at bed time






23. A Loop diuretic that has ototoxic effects.






24. Osmotic diuretic






25. Can cause photosensitivity - use sun screen.






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






27. (pheneizine). Antidepressant/MAOI.






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






29. LR ; .09NS ; blood products






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






31. Cephalosporin antibiotic






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






33. End in 'lol' - decrease BP. Negative SE: bronchospasms and bradycardia.






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






35. Viagra - Levitra - Cialis.






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






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






38. Antiparkinson drugs.


39. Needed in patients who are chronic alcoholics.






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






41. Antiulcer/antiacid. Interferes with drug absorption.






42. Contraindicated in closed angle glaucoma






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






44. (milrinone). Inotropic. CHF






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






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






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






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






49. Antipsychotic. Schizophrenia - bipolar - autistic disorder. SE- weight gain - photosensitivity - impaired body temp regulation.






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