DRUG STUDY

PATIENT: R. S.
DOSE/F REQUE NCY/ ROUTE 75mg q8 IV

NAME OF DRUG

DATE ORDE RED Jan.12, 2011

CLASSIFICATION

MECHANISM OF ACTION

INDICATIONS

CONTRAINDI CATIONS

SIDE EFFECTS

PRE-CAUTIONS

Metronidazole

Amebicides and Antiprotozoals

Direct-acting trichomonacide and amebicide that works inside and outside the intestine.It s thought to enter the cells microorganisms that contain nitroreductase, forming unstable compounds that bind to DNA and inhibit synthesis, causing cell death

For Intestinal amoebiasis, Bacteria infections caused by anaerobic microorganisms, Clostridium difficcileassociated with diarrhea and colitis.

Hypersensitivity to metronidazole, nitroimidazole derivatives, or any component of the formulation; pregnancy

CNS: headache, seizure, ataxia, dizziness, syncope,in coordination, confusion,irritability, depression,weakness, insomnia C.V: flattened T-wave, edema, flushing, thrombophlebitis, after I.V infusion EENT: rhinitis,sinusitis, pharyngitis G.I: nausea,abdominal cramping or pain, stomatitis, epigastric distress

Do not give by IV bolus. Monitor liver function test results carefully in elderly pt. Observe pt. for edema, especially if he s receiving corticosteroid; Flagyl IV RTU may cause sodium retention Record number of stools and character when drug is used to treat amoebiasis.

DRUG STUDY

PATIENT: R. Notify involuntary occur. S. . Prevention and/or treatment of nausea & vomiting Hypersensitivity to drug History of seizure disorder CNS: drowsiness. extrapyramidal symptoms & insomnia GI: diarrhea.2 011 Antiemetic.12. DOSE/ FREQ UENC Y/ ROUT E 75mg q8 IV NAME OF DRUG DATE ORDE RED CLASSIFICATION MECHANISM OF ACTION INDICATION S CONTRAINDIC ATIONS SIDE EFFECTS PRE-CAUTIONS Metoclopramide Jan. S. Gastroprokinetic Agent Blocks dopamine receptors in chemoreceptor trigger zone of the CNS. Monitor periodic renal function test. nausea Parenteral doses up to 10mg should be administered IV push over 1-2 mins. physician if movement DRUG STUDY PATIENT: R.

12. jaundice Metabolic: hypoglycaemia Skin: rash. or recurrent fever . thrombocytopenia Hepatic: liver damage. May relieve fever by acting in hypothalamic heat-regulating center For fever Hypersensitivity to drug Hematologic: haemolytic anemia.g.. neutropenia. Do not self-medicate children for pain more than 5 days without consulting a physician. pancytopenia. overdosing and chronic use can cause liver damage and other toxic effects. leukopenia. . Do not use for fever persisting longer than 3 d. urticaria Patient & Family Education Do not take other medications (e. DRUG STUDY PATIENT: R. S. Do not give children more than 5 doses in 24 h unless prescribed by physician.5° C (103° F). cold preparations) containing acetaminophen without medical advice. probably by inhibiting prostaglandins or pain receptor sensitizers. 2011 CLASSIFICATION DOSE/F REQUE NCY/ ROUTE 0.NAME OF DRUG DATE ORDE RED Jan. fever over 39.8 ml PRN for fever Q4 hours PO MECHANISM OF ACTION INDICAT IONS CONTRAINDIC ATIONS SIDE EFFECTS PRE-CAUTIONS Parcetamol Non-opoid Analgesic and Antipyretic Blocks pain impulses.

2011 CLASSIFICATION DOSE/F REQUE NCY/ ROUTE 2 ml OD PO MECHANISM OF ACTION INDICATIONS CONTRAINDI CATIONS SIDE EFFECTS PRE-CAUTIONS Zinc Sulfate Vitamins and Minerals Participate in synthesis and stabilization of proteins and nucleic acids in subcellular and membrane transport system As an adjunct in the management of acute diarrhea.NAME OF DRUG DATE ORDE RED Jan. Do not use after the expiry date on the label. To help boost immune function.12. . To help support optimum physical growth and development. Hypersensitivity to iodine GI: nausea and vomiting Do not take more than the recommended dose.

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