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Week_4_ Assignment_Compatible - HS140 Week 4 Assignment...

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Name: It is important for Medical Assistants to be able to read a drug reference source and determine relevant information. Please complete this assignment and submit it to the Dropbox using a drug reference textbook or a reputable online reference site. P ART 1 Please answer the following questions about some of the Top 50 Brand Drugs based on total number of prescriptions in 2007 as noted in http://www.rxlist.com/script/main/hp.asp. These medications are from drug classes we have covered in Weeks 1 to 4. Each question is worth 2 points, for a total of 30 points. Nexium 1. Nexium is supplied in capsules that are delayed-release. What does this term refer to? The medicine is released when it is needed, not all as soon as you take it. 2. What strengths of Nexium are available? 20 and 40 mg 3. What is the generic name? esomeprazole 4. What is Nexium used for? It is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat heartburn. Prevacid
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