OB_Ferrous sulfate

OB_Ferrous sulfate - Fe rrous sulfate Routine use:...

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Fe rrous sulfate Routine use: Prevention/treatment of iron-deficiency anemia. PO (Adults): Deficiency-- 120--240 mg/day (2-3 mg/kg/day) in 2-4 divided doses. Prophylaxis -60-100 mg/day. C- Therapeutic: antianemics Pharmacologic: iron supplements A - Prevention/treatment of iron deficiency. Major side effects: CNS: IM, IV: SEIZURES , dizziness, headache, syncope. CV: IM, IV: hypotension , hypertension, tachycardia. GI: nausea PO: constipation , dark stools , diarrhea , epigastric pain , GI bleeding IM, IV: taste disorder, vomiting. Derm: IM, IV: flushing, urticaria. Resp: IV: cough, dyspnea. Local: pain at IM site (iron dextran), phlebitis at IV site, skin staining at IM site (iron dextran) . MS: IM, IV: arthralgia, myalgia. Misc: PO: staining of teeth (liquid preparations) IM, IV: ALLERGIC REACTIONS INCLUDING ANAPHYLAXIS , fever, lymphadenopathy, sweating. Nursing Implications: Assess nutritional status and dietary history to determine possible cause of anemia and need for patient teaching. Assess bowel function for constipation or diarrhea. Notify health care professional and use appropriate nursing measures should these occur. Iron Dextran, Iron Sucrose, and Sodium Ferric Gluconate Complex: Monitor blood pressure and heart rate frequently following IV administration until stable. Rapid infusion rate may cause hypotension and flushing. Assess patient for signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis (rash, pruritus, laryngeal edema, wheezing). Notify physician immediately if these occur. Keep epinephrine and resuscitation equipment close by in the event of an anaphylactic reaction . Lab Test Considerations:
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