prednisone 10mg daily. Synthroid and Nifedipine suggests patient has a medical history positive for hypothyroidism and hypertension or angina. Reason for prednisone unknown. It can be used to treat many different inflammatory diseases like arthritis, gout, or inflammatory bowel disease. An adverse effect of prednisone is nausea and vomiting. Symptoms can be related to side effects of any of the three medications. Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker. Nifedipine can cause adverse effects include headaches, flushing, palpitations, mood changes, and gastrointestinal complaints. In patients with hepatic impairment (liver cirrhosis) nifedipine has a longer elimination half-life and higher
bioavailability. If the patient does have Hepatitis C or liver cirrhosis adjustment of dosage should be considered (Adalat,2010). Synthroid is a hormone replacement drug used to treat hypothyroidism. Side effects with excessive dosing include palpitations nervousness, tremor, nausea vomiting and diarrhea (Arcangelo et al., 2017). A TSH level should be done to test for appropriate dosage of Synthroid.
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- Summer '15
- Gastroenterology, Gastroenteritis, nifedipine