pharmacology db 5 - I would start by letting Mr U know I...

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I would start by letting Mr. U know I will be his nurse this morning, and I will be happy to answer any questions Mr. U has. Primary, I will go over what MS is with Mr. U. “MS stands for Multiple Sclerosis, which is a long-lasting disease that can affect your brain, spinal cord, and the optic nerve. MS happens when your immune system attacks a fatty material called myelin , which wraps around your nerve fibers to protect them. Without this outer shell, your nerves become damaged. Scar tissue may form. The damage means your brain can’t send signals through your body correctly. Your nerves also don’t work as they should to help you move and feel.”[Min16] Then to answer Mr. U’s first question, “Baclofen is a muscle relaxer and an antispastic agent , used to treat muscle symptoms, such as spasm, pain, and stiffness.” (Cerner Multum, 2017) Moving along to known side effects, I will want to list each and every possible side effect so that Mr. U feels educated as much as possible. “A doctor should be contacted if any of the
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