1 Jessica Martin Pharmacotherapy for Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Disorders NURS - 6521N: Advanced Pharmacology Walden University December 22, 2019
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 30 mg daily, and Prednisone 10 mg daily. Pharmacotherapy for Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Disorders The purpose of this paper is to explain the diagnosis for the patient in the above case study, describe an appropriate drug therapy plan based on the patient’s history, diagnosis, and current prescriptions, and to justify the recommended drug therapy treatment. The patient presents with symptoms and a history that could be associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2019),
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- Summer '15
- Hepatology, Hepatitis C, acute hepatitis