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DRUG STUDY

Patient's Initial: R.O.B Medical Diagnosis: Cerebrovascular Accident


Age: 46 Y Category: 3
Gender: M Room No.: MW16
Date Admitted: March 25, 2014 Student Nurse: Ledesma, Fatima Mae

Indication/
Contraindication
Mechanism of
Action
Rationale for
Patient
Side Effect/ Adverse Effect Nursing Consideration

Generic Name:
Omeprazole

Brand Name:
Omepron

Classification:
Proton Pump
Inhibitor

Dosage:
1 Cap

Frequency: 2x/day
0700-1900H

Route: G-tube

Date Ordered:
November 4, 2013

I:GERD, Erosive
Esophagitis, Short-
term treatment of
Duodenal ulcer,
Gastric Ulcer,
Pathologic
hypersecretory
Conditions,
including
Zollinger-Ellison
Syndrome,
Frequent Heartburn

C: Hypersensitivity
to drug, Hepatic
Disease,
Pregnancy,
Children, Posterior
Laryngitis,

Reduces Gastric
Acid Secretion and
increases Gastric
mucus and
bicarbonate
production, creating
protective coating on
gastric mucosa and
easing discomfort
from excess gastric
acid

Dizziness, headache, asthenia, nausea,
vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal
pain, back pain, cough, upper respiratory
tract infection, rash

Assess Vital Signs
Check for abdominal Pain, emesis,
Diarrhea or constipation.
Evaluate fluid and intake
Watch for elevated liver function test
results
Tell patient to take 30-60 minutes
before a meal, preferably in morning.
Instruct patient to swallow capsules
or tablets whole and no to chew or
crash them.
Caution patient to avoid driving and
other hazardous activities until he
know drug effects concentration and
alertness