risk of succeeding stroke than those with earlier stroke, yet amid ibuprofen treatment, the odds of getting are so high. The utilization of warfarin dose rather than headache medicine for hypertension patients lessens ischemic stroke. The Impact of Changes to the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Processes Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics changes with old age have both advantageous and unfriendly impacts in many organs. The age-related changes put elderly patients at more serious risk of unfavorable medication impacts. Conformity in selection of drugs and dosage is prudent. Beginning at a low dose and titrating gradually followed by cautious assessment of impacts may limit the danger of unfavorable impacts. It is critical to pick the most reduced dose required for clinical impact. Improving The Patient’s Drug Therapy Plan The drugs currently taken by the patient are not in line with the JNC VII recommendation for patients with hypertension and a stroke as a risk factor. The patient is currently taking medications, not in line with the recommendations of the JNC VII for primary hypertension treatment with a risk factor of obesity and metabolic syndrome. The JNC VII recommends the initial therapy to include thiazide-type diuretic. In case the blood pressure does not normalize, ACE inhibitors can be added. ARBs or calcium channel blockers can also be used. The patient is
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- Spring '17
- JANET SR
- mg PO, mg po daily, mg CD daily, hypertension patients