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Unformatted text preview: ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE: Medication Osamudiamen Jerry STUDENT NAME______________________________________ Labetalol MEDICATION___________________________________________________________________________ REVIEW MODULE CHAPTER____________ Beta blocker CATEGORY CLASS_______________________________________________________________________ PURPOSE OF MEDICATION Expected Pharmacological Action Blockage of beta1 receptor of the heart Therapeutic Use It is principally for hypertension, angina pectoris, heart failure and cardiac dysrhythmiai Complications Bradycardia, Heart failure, Rebound cardiac Excitation, Bronchoconstriction, CNS effect. Medication Administration It can be administered orally and intravenously Contraindications/Precautions This medication is contraindicated sinus bradycardia Caution should be use with an asthma patient taking labetalol a non selective beta blocker. Interactions Nursing Interventions Monitor blood pressure and heart rate while patient in the hospital Patient should report signs of hypotension to the nurse such as dizziness, light-headedness. Verapamil and Diltiazem( calcium channel blockers) should be taking with caution because such combination can result to excessive cardiosuppression Client Education Evaluation of Medication Effectiveness Continue to monitor patient blood pressure and heart rate. ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATES patient should not stop this medication abruptly even when they feel better. patient should report early signs of heart failure to their provider such as shortness of breath, night cough and swelling of extremities Therapeutic Procedure  A7 ...
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  • Fall '16
  • Cardiology, Calcium channel blocker, Rebound cardiac Excitation

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