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ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATES THERAPEUTIC PROCEDUREA7MedicationSTUDENT NAME _____________________________________MEDICATION __________________________________________________________________________ REVIEW MODULE CHAPTER ___________CATEGORY CLASS ______________________________________________________________________ ACTIVE LEARNING TEMPLATE: PURPOSE OF MEDICATIONExpected Pharmacological ActionComplicationsContraindications/PrecautionsInteractionsMedication AdministrationEvaluation of Medication EffectivenessTherapeutic UseNursing InterventionsClient Educationbudesonide (symbicort)Therapeutic:anti-inflammatories (steroidal)Pharmacologic:corticosteroidsPotent, locally acting anti-inflammatory and immune modifier. After the desired clinical effect has been obtained, attempts should be made to decrease dose to lowest amount required to control symptoms. Gradually decreasedose every 24 wk as long as desired effect is maintained. If symptoms return, dose may briefly return to starting dose.Inhaln: Allow at least 1 min between inhalations of Flexhaler. Do not shake inhaler or use with spacer.Intranasal: Clear nasal passage by blowing nose prior to use, shake canister gently before use.PO: May administer without regard to meals, do not chew, crush or break opencapsule, swallow whole. Do not administer with grapefruit juice.