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Drug Study Symbicort

Drug Study Symbicort

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Drug NameClassification / IndicationDose,Route,Rate,&FrequencyMechanism of actionContraindicationSide EffectsNursing responsibilities
GenericName:BetahistinediHClBrand nameAntivertigodrug● Meniere'sdiseaseDose: 16mg/ tabRoute: p.o.Frequency:TIDSerc exerts a relaxantaction on theprecapillary sphincters of the microcirculation of the inner ear, andthereby increases theblood supply to the striavascularis of thelabyrinth. Investigationsinto the acute, subacuteand chronic effects of betahistine in animalshave demonstrated thelow toxicity and safety of the drug.Hypersensitivityto betahistinediHCl or to any of the excipients of Serc
Mild gastriccomplaints
skin rashes
Instruct patient that drugshould be taken with food.
Patients withphaeochromocytoma or bronchial asthma should betreated with extra care.GenericName:CinnarizineBrand Name:StugeronForteAntivertigo●Maintenancetherapy for symptoms of labyrinthinedisorders,includingvertigo, dizziness,tinnitus, nystagmus, nausea andDose: 1capRoute: p.o.Frequency:OD @ HSCinnarizine inhibitscontractions of vascular smooth muscle cells byblocking calciumchannels.Patients withknownhypersensitivity tocinnarizine.headache, drymouth, weightgain, perspirationor allergicreactions
As with other antihistamines,cinnarizine may causeepigastric distress; taking itafter meals may diminishgastric irritation.Cinnarizine may causesomnolence, especially at thestart of treatment. Therefore,caution should be taken whenalcohol or CNS depressants are
vomiting.used concomitantly.
GenericName:DoxofyllineBrand Name:Ansimar TabAntiasthmatic●Treatment of bronchialasthmaandpulmonarydiseasewithspastic bronchialcomponent.Dose: ½tabRoute: p.o.Frequency:ODBronchodilator.
Individualswho haveshownhypersensitivity to Ansimar and itscomponents.Patients withacutemyocardialinfarction andhypotension.
Doxofylline iscontraindicated in nursingmothers.nausea, vomiting,epigastric pain,irritability,insomnia,tachycardia
May be taken with or withoutfood.
Store at room temperaturenot exceeding 30
C.GenericName:BudesonideBrand Name:SymbicortAntiasthmatic● Preventivemaintenanceof AsthmaDose: 160mgRoute:inhalationFrequency:BIDAnti-inflammatorycorticosteroid thatexhibits potentglucocorticoid activityand weakmineralocorticoid activity.Drug inhibiths mastcells, macrophages, andmediators involved ininflammation.
Hypersensitivity to inhaledlactose.Headache, fever,pain, syncope,sinusitis, nausea,dry mouth,vomiting,abdominal pain,back pain
If bronchospasm occurs after using budosenide, stoptherapy and treat withbronchodilator 
Instruct the patient to use theinhaler at regular intervals
Watch out for candidainfections of the mouth andpharynx

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