Anti-inflamm Antiallergic Immunologic Drugs- pharm

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Unformatted text preview: on his breath and note that, in addition to the slurred speech, his actions are somewhat uncoordinated. 1. Do all drugs used to treat an allergy-induced runny nose make a person 1. Do drowsy during the daytime? Explain your answer. drowsy 2. What suggestions can you offer Mr. C for coping with the side effects of 2. What diphenhydramine? diphenhydramine? 3. You suspect that Mr. C likes to drink; what should be your response? 3. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Cyclooxygenase Nonsteroidal Antiiinflammatory Drugs and nflammatory Acetaminophen Acetaminophen Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors Cyclooxygenase NSAIDS NSAIDS Uses – Suppress inflammation- antinflammatory Suppress – Relieve pain- analgesics Relieve – Reduce fever- antipyretic Reduce Adverse effects – Gastric ulceration – esp arthritis patients and Gastric glucocorticoids (take with food) glucocorticoids – Bleeding – Renal impairment (fairly uncommon) Classification of Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors**** Inhibitors**** Drugs with anti-inflammatory properties Drugs anti-inflammatory – NSAIDs: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Aspirin, celecoxib, ibuprofen, and naproxen Aspirin, Drugs without anti-inflammatory properties – Acetaminophen- tylenol Acetaminophen- First-Generation NSAIDs First-Generation Inhibit COX-1 and COX-2 Inhibi...
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