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Unformatted text preview: hormone production Adverse effects---hot flashes, vaginal dryness, nasal Adverse irritation, decreased libido, bone loss, mood changes, headache. headache. – Therapeutic uses Endometriosis- over stimulation of estrogen which Endometriosisleads to abnormal bleeding (pain) leads Uterine fibroids Precocious puberty Advanced prostate cancer Drugs for Endometriosis Drugs Danazol (Danocrine) – Used to improve symptoms of endometriosis, Used but does not increase fertility but – Induces regression of endometrial implants – Adverse effects Acne Deepening of the voice Growth of facial hair Edema Thrombotic events Hepatotoxicity Intensifies effects of warfarin Progesterone and estrogen drug will prevent the egg from dropping, which Will prevent pregnancy. Hormonal contraceptives and other drugs (interactions): 1.Nicotine 2.Antibiotics 3.Dosing Causes of Male Infertility Causes Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism Erectile dysfunction Idiopathic male infertility Lifespan Considerations Lifespan Treatment for infertility is life altering Treatment experience that requires counseling and support. support. Goal of therapy---determine the cause of Goal infertility and to correct the problem. infertility Monitor FSH and LH levels for pregnancy. Critical Thinking Exercise Critical Kate is a 20-year-old mother of two and Kate wishes to use oral contraception. The physician prescribes an estrogenphysician progestin combination drug. The patient progestin asks how this drug prevents pregnancy. What do you tell her? What patient education will Kate need? education Critical Thinking Exercise Critical Discuss three important interactions Discuss between hormonal contraceptives and other drugs. other Critical Thinking Exercise Critical A 28 year old female has a 3 year history of 28 pelvic pain, dyspareunia, and infertility. She has been diagnosed with endometriosis and is prescribed (Lupron). Discuss the mechanism of action in managing the patient’s endometriosis. managing Drugs That Affect Uterine Function Function Drugs That Affect Uterine Function Function Three main categories: – Uterine relaxants (tocolytics) Delay/Suppression of preterm labor – Uterine stimulants (oxytocics) Induction/augmentation of labor- pitossin Induction/augmentation Control of postpartum bleeding – Drugs used to...
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