Determine the effectiveness of the antiulcer
treatment and the presence of any side effects.
Patient should be free of pain, and healing
Action: In combination with gastric acid, forms a
protective covering on the ulcer surfac
The effectiveness of aspirin in
Determine whether patient has any
side effects to aspirin.
Action: Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis,
inhibition of hypothalamic heat-regulator center.
Uses: To reduce pain and inflammatory sy
Evaluate patients response to the DMARD. If
pain persists, drug regimen may need
Action: Binds to TNF and blocks it from attaching
to TNF receptors on synovial cell surfaces. Reduces
infiltration of inflammatory cells, and delays
Effectiveness of drug therapy, such as decrease
in pain and in swollen joints and increase in
Action: Inhibition of prostaglandin, synthesis, thus
relieving pain and inflammation.
To reduce inflammatory process, to relieve pain,
Action: Inhibits COX-2 (which normally promotes
prostaglandin synthesis and antiinflamatory
response) but does not inhibit COX-1
Side effects: headache, dizziness, sinusitis, nausea,
Uses: To treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid
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