Pharmacology Exam 2_4 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Take a full glass of water
If you have to give antibiotic therapy tell the patient to?
Keep it as steril as possible, we have to know what type of bacteria it is and what type of drug will kill it
What is the first thing you do to get a spectum sample? If the patient ask why?
1st check liver values. use good oral mouth care to prevent thrush. & swish & swallow, but dont allow patients to eat or drink before or after .
when getting an antibiotic therapy and getting a coated tongue
all vital signs ( B/p, heart rate, &respiratory) every 15 minutes
If patient never had an IV medication check-
1st asses airways, turn off meds, call doctor.
Angeo Edema- swelling of the blood vessels
WBC decreases
The way to tell if Antibiotic are working
stop meds & call doctor
Anything life threatening we have the right to
a 1st generation cephalosporin
Kflex is
hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, diarrhea that is watery or bloody; seizure (convulsions); fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness;
easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness;
confusion, agitation, hallucinations
Kflex allergic reaction-
mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;dizziness, tired feeling; joint pain; or vaginal itching or discharge
Kflex side effects
to maintain a theroputic level
Amoxicillian. Why do we give at a certain time?
Nausea and vomiting
Penicillian side effect
Rashes. Hives
Penicillian allergic reaction
Birth control
What does Cephlexin interact with?
Antibiotics (Quinolone antibiotics), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), enoxacin (Penetrex), norfloxacin (Chibroxin, Noroxin), sparfloxacin (Zagam), trovafloxacin (Trovan), and grepafloxacin (Raxar),Antibiotics (Tetracycline antibiotics),
Some tetracycline antibiotics include demeclocycline (Declomycin), minocycline (Minocin), and tetracycline (Achromycin).
(Fosamax), etidronate (Didronel), risedronate (Actonel), tiludronate (Skelid), Levodopa, Levothyroxine is used for low thyroid function,Methyldopa (Aldomet, Mycophenolate Mofetil (CellCept) , Penicillamine is used for Wilson's disease and rheumatoid arthritis, Chloramphenicol
What med's can you not mix with iron
acidic drugs such as [digoxin (Digitek), phenytoin (Dilantin), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), isoniazid],pseudoephedrine (Sudafed, Semprex D, Clarinex-D 12hr, Clarinex-D 24hr, , Deconsal, Entex PSE, Claritin D, and more), levodopa (Dopar)], increase absorption of the drugs and can cause toxicity, quinidine (Quinidex, Quinidine Gluconate, Quinidine Sulfate, Quinidine Injection) and amphetamines
What med can you not mix with anacids
Skin necrosis
What does Vancomycin do to the skin?
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