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DRUG STUDY

DRUG ORDER
(Generic name, Brand name, Classification, Dosage, Route, Frequency)

MECHANISM OF ACTION
A third general cephalosporin that inhibits cell wall synthesis, promoting osmotic instability usual bactericidal

INDICATIONS
Bronchitis, bronchiectasis with infection, secondary infections of chronic respiratory tract diseases, pneumonia .

CONTRAINDICATI ONS
History of shock caused by cefixim. Hypersensitivity

ADVERSE EFFECTS OF THE DRUG


Shock Hypersensitive hematologic di

NURSING RESPONSIBILITIE S/ PRECAUTIONS


Obtain urine specimen for culture and sensitivity after first dose. Therapy may begin pending results. To prepare oral suspension, add required amount of water to powder into two portions. Shake well after each addition. After mixing, susp is stable for 14 days. With large doses/prolonged therapy, monitor for super infection, especially in high-risk patients. Tell patient to take all the medication prescribed, even after he feels better.

Generic Name: tergecef Brand Name: Cefixime Classification: Cephalosporin Dosage: 200mg Route: Oral Frequency: BID (6am6pm)

sorder
GI disorder

Vit.K deficiency

Assess patient for development of rash and occurrence of side effects