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DRUG STUDY
Prescribed and Recommended Dosage, Frequency, and route of Administration ; tab OD, oral

Generic Name Brand Name Classifications

Mechanism of Action

Indication

Contraindication

Adverse Reaction

Nursing Responsiblities

Sodium Bicarbonate Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, Neut, Soda Mint Acidifiers and alkalinizing

Restores buffering capacity of the body and utilizes excess acid.

>cardiac arrest >metabolic acidosis >systemic or urinary alkalinization >antacid

>Contraindicated to pts w/ metabolic or respiratory alkalosis & in those with hypocalcaemia in w/c alkalosis may produce tetany, hypertension, seizures or heart failure >Also contraindicated in pts losing chlorides bec. of vomiting or continuous GI suction & receiving diuretics that produce hypochloremic alkalosis

CNS: tetany CV: edema GI: gastric distention, flatulence Metabolic: hypokalemia, hyponatremia

>Monitor pt closely for toxicity and affectiveness >Avoid using NaHCO3 and enteric-coated drugs together.

DRUG STUDY
Prescribed and Recommended Dosage, Frequency, and route of Administration 100mg OD, oral

Generic Name Brand Name Classifications

Mechanism of Action

Indication

Contraindication

Adverse Reaction

Nursing Responsiblities

Allopurinol

Aloprim, ApoAllopurinol + Zyloprim Hyperuricemia and gout preparations

Reduces uric acid production by inhibiting xanthine oxidase

>Gout or hyperurocemia >Hyperuricemia caused by malignancies >To prevent acute gout attacks >To prevent uric acid nephropathy during cancer chemotherapy >Recurrent calcium oxalate calculi

>in patients hypersensitive to drugs and in there with idiopathic hemochromatosis

CNS: fever, drowsiness, headache, parenthesis, peripheral neuropathy, neuritis CV: hypersensitivity EENT: epistaxis GI: nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, gastritis, dyspepsia GU: renal…...

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