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Drug Study_Captopril Cefuroxime

Drug Study_Captopril Cefuroxime

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Published by: Jet Bautista on Jun 19, 2010
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Name of Patient: W.P.Age: 55Sex: MRoom: Male Medicare WardProblem: Bronchial Asthma w/ AEStudent Nurse: BAUTISTA, Jesther Rowen B. (BSN III-1)
NAME OFDRUGGENERALCLASSIFICATIONINDICATIONS,CONTRAINDICATIONSMECHANISM OFACTIONSIDE EFFECTSNURSINGCONSIDERATIONSGeneric:CefuroximeBrand:
Ceftin
Dosage:750 mg IVq8
cephalosporinantibiotic
Indicated for:
o
bacterialinfections, suchas:
o
bronchitis
o
gonorrhea
o
Lyme disease
o
infections of the ears,throat,sinuses,urinary tract,and skin
Contraindicatedto:
o
allergy tocephalosporinantibioticsCeftin is a β-lactam typeantibiotic. Morespecifically, it is asecond-generationcephalosporin.Cephalosporinswork the sameway as penicillins:they interferewith thepeptidoglycansynthesis of thebacterial wall byinhibiting the finaltranspeptidationneeded for thecross-links.
 
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CNS
: Headache,dizziness, lethargy,paresthesias
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GI
: Nausea, vomiting,diarrhea, anorexia,abdominal pain,flatulence,pseudomembranouscolitis, liver toxicity
o
Hematologic
: Bonemarrow depression:decreased WBC,decreased platelets,decreased Hct
o
GU
: Nephrotoxicity
o
Hypersensitivity
:Ranging from rash tofever to anaphylaxis,serum sickness reaction
o
Other
: Superinfections,disulfiram-like reactionwith alcohol
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Determine history of hypersensitivity reactionsto cephalosporins,penicillins, and history of allergies, particularly todrugs, before therapy isinitiated.
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Inspect IM and IV injectionsites frequently for signsof phlebitis.
o
Report onset of loosestools or diarrhea.Althoughpseudomembranouscolitis.
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Monitor I&O rates andpattern: Especiallyimportant in severely illpatients receiving highdoses. Report anysignificant changes.
o
Prior to reconstitution,protect drug from light. The power andreconstituted drug maydarken without affectingpotency.
o
Continue therapy for atleast 10 days in infectionsdue to
Streptococcus pyogenes.
 
Name of Patient: W.P.Age: 55Sex: MRoom: Male Medicare WardProblem: Bronchial Asthma w/ AEStudent Nurse: BAUTISTA, Jesther Rowen B. (BSN III-1)

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