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Drug Study 1

Drug Study 1

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Published by: Weng Maesa Montemayor on Aug 03, 2013
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DRUG STUDY

Generic Name Brand Name Action of Meds. Adverse Effect Contraindicat ion Pregnancy and lactation. Hypersensitivity. Active ulceration or chronic inflammation of either the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract. If diarrhea or skin rash appears, the drug should be stopped at once. Blood disorders, poor platelet function. Kidney or liver impairment. Children less than 14 yrs. Nursing Responsibiliti es -Assess pt’s pain before therapy: location, duration, precipitating and alleviating factors. -Monitor for possible drug induced adverse reactions: GI discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, gas pain, nausea, vomiting, peptic ulceration, dyspepsia -Assess patient’s and family’s knowledge on drug therapy. Drug to Drug interaction Oral coumarin anticoagulants, highly proteinbound drugs. May prolong prothrombin time. Frequent monitoring of prothrombin time is necessary.

Mefenamic acid

Acidan, analcid, biogenerics mefenamic acid,biostan, dolfenal, dolmetine, ponstan, zapan.

Gastrointestinal discomfort, Aspirin-like drug diarrhea or that has constipation, analgesic, gas pain, antipyretic and nausea, anti vomiting, inflammatory activities. These drowsiness and activities appear dizziness have to be due to its been observed. ability to inhibit Peptic ulceration cyclooxygenase ,nervousness, and also visual antagonize disturbances, certain effects of skin rash, prostaglandins. urticaria Mefenamic acid ,occasional displays central allergic and peripheral glomerulonephri activities. tis, asthma may be precipitated, dyspepsia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, bronchoconstrict ion. Signs of hemolytic anemia should be watched in cases when drug is taken for prolonged period of time.

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