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Running Head: PHARMACEUTICAL TREATMENT OF ENDOCRINE AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS 1 Module 4: Pharmaceutical Treatment of Endocrine and Immunity Disorders Medication Causes and Consequences Possible Solutions Cephalosporins Causes: Failure to comply will cause a failure to commence on therapy, omission of doses which is unintentional, frequent dosing, patient’s beliefs, as well as cost of antibiotic. Consequences: The consequences of failing to take antibiotics can result into a decreased cure rates, triple the possibility of having to return to hospital and, an increase to the likelihoods of developing antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria. Stopping due to a sense of feeling better leaves behind surviving bacteria which multiply with time. It is possible for the bacteria to become resistant to used antibiotics. The act will lead to more time and money spent in the process of healing (Panderi, et al, 2016). Patient education helps in maximize the rate of patient compliance. It would be possible to reduce and eliminate such acts through stressing on the risks of failing to take the full dose. Another issue to be included is the benefits of taking the entire dose. Corticosteriods Non-compliance to the use of the medication would lead to To control these consequences as a result of using the medication. It
PHARMACEUTICAL TREATMENT OF ENDOCRINE AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS 2 Raised pressure in the eyes (glaucoma) Fluid retention, leading to swelling of lower legs High blood pressure Problems with mood swings, memory Weight gain will necessary to lower doses or intermittent dosing, result to switch to nonoral forms of the drug, healthy therapy choices, as well as taking calcium and vitamin D supplements Sulfonylureas Non-compliance to the medication may be due to factors that are therapy-related, healthcare system – related as well as patient-centered. On the patient-centered factors, they include demographic like age, educational level, gender, and marital status. Psychological ones include patients’ beliefs and motivation in the line of therapy, patient-prescriber relationship, and understanding of health issues, negative attitude, and patient's knowledge. Therapy- related factors include route of medication, complexity of treatment, the side effects of the medicines, and duration of treatment. The factors linked to the healthcare system It is important to take the recommended dose of the medication. The act will make it possible to treat diabetes type 2. Involvement in activities would also be helpful as well as taking lots of water. Thirdly, educational programs would help the patients to comply through education.
PHARMACEUTICAL TREATMENT OF ENDOCRINE AND IMMUNITY DISORDERS 3 are accessibility, availability, and the physician.

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