6521 wk7 to be posted.docx - Running head WEEK 7 DISCUSSION Week 7 Discussion Walden University Advanced Pharmacology 1 WEEK 7 DISCUSSION 2 Case Study

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Running head: WEEK 7 DISCUSSION 1 Week 7 Discussion Walden University Advanced Pharmacology
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WEEK 7 DISCUSSION 2 Case Study Patient HL comes into the clinic with the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The patient has a history of drug abuse and possible Hepatitis C. HL is currently taking the following prescription drugs: Synthroid 100 mcg daily, Nifedipine XL 30 mg daily, Prednisone 10 mg daily Current Drug Therapy Rational HL is currently taking Synthroid 100 mcg a day, most likely related to underactive thyroid. Synthroid will correct the hormone imbalance of hypothyroidism (Drugs.com, 2014). Nifedipine XL 30 mg daily, indications are for Vasospastic and Chronic Stable Angina (Drugs.com, 2015). Prednisone is used to treat a variety of severe inflammatory disorders such as, arthritis, asthma, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (Drugs.com, 2016). HL symptoms nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea would reinforce the rational for irritable bowel syndrome and since he has been prescribed prednisone.
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  • Summer '15
  • Diverticulitis, acute diverticulitis, Low residue diet, possible Hepatitis C., acute diverticulitis management

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