Anti-inflamm Antiallergic Immunologic Drugs- pharm

Abdominal early pain pain treatment for overdose

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Unformatted text preview: apeutic uses – Analgesic, antipyretic – Does not have any anti-inflammatory or Does antirheumatic actions antirheumatic – Not associated with Reye’s syndrome Action – Inhibits prostaglandin synthesis in central Inhibits nervous system nervous Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Acetaminophen Adverse effects – Very few at normal doses – Hepatotoxicity With overdose or in patients with liver failure Maximum dose of tylenol is 3 G or 3000 mg**** – Overdose – hepatic necrosis Overdose hepatic S/S of hepatic failure, coma, death Early symptoms: N/V, diarrhea, sweating, abdominal Early pain pain Treatment for overdose: acetylcysteine (Mucomyst) Drug interactions – Alcohol – Warfarin Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Diseases Diseases Glucocorticoid Drugs Glucocorticoid Also known as corticosteroids and nearly Also identical to steroids produced by the adrenal cortex adrenal Physiologic effects (low doses) – Modulation of glucose metabolism in Modulation adrenocortical insufficiency adrenocortical Pharmacologic effects (high doses) – Suppression of inflammation Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Diseases Diseases Glucocorticoid physiology – Metabolic effects- speeds up Metabolic – Cardiovascular effects- increase HR and BP Cardiovascular – Effects during stress – Effects on water and electrolytes – Respirator...
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