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May 31, 2020

How to decrease blood clots using with Anticoagulants?

Anticoagulants fight against blood coagulation or clots. Anticoagulants are divided into two groups of coumarin derivaties and heparins. They both have the same purpose of..
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May 31, 2020

MAOIS Synthroid Antidepressant Anxiolytics

MAOIs (mono amine oxidase inhibitors) are antidepressant and adrenergic in action. They inhibit MAO enzyme which increase serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine in neuronal synapse. Side..
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May 31, 2020

Coumadin, Heparin, Antidotes and Lab Values for Drugs

Here are what lab test you use for blood thinners effectiveness:Protamine sulfate: antidote for heparin (use is when patient’s aPTT is very high);  it works..
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May 31, 2020

List of Cardiovascular Drugs

Cardiovascular Drugs include medications that affect the heart and blood vessels as well as the anticoagulants. Here are the list I got.1. Cardiac Glycosides occurred..
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May 31, 2020

What are Allopurinol and Digoxin Used For?

Allopurinol (Zyloprim) is used to treat chronic gout by decreasing serum and urine levels of uric acid. Since it does not have any analgesic or..
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May 31, 2020

Ayurvedic Medical Treatment for Patients

Using Ayurveda – Traditional East Indian Medicine in the United States to treat patients An Outline Background Information: India as one of the largest and..
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May 31, 2020

What is Griseofulvin also known Gris peg Used For

Griseofulvin (also known Gris peg) is an antifungal drug administered orally to treat tinea (ringworm) infections that do not respond to topical agents.. It is used..
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May 31, 2020

Pathophysiology, Signs Symptoms and Treatments of Cardiovascular Problems

Medical School, Nursing and Health Professionals – Learning Activity Sheet Cardiovascular Problems Pathophysiology Typical signs and Symptoms of this disease process Any labs and diagnostic..
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May 31, 2020

Understanding Tuberculosis: Description, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment

Tuberculosis Study Guide Describe the pathophysiology of each problem (what is wrong and what causes it) What are typical signs and symptoms of this disease..
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May 31, 2020

TB Medications and Vancomycin

TB Medications for asymptomatic tuberculosis, the treatment consists of daily administration of isoniazid (INH) alone for 6 to 12 months to prevent development of the disease. ..
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May 31, 2020

Symbicort for Asthma and COPD

Drug Symbicort for Asthma and COPD The drug Symbicort has been fiercely advertised on television recently as one of the drug choices for people with..
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May 31, 2020

What are the difference between coumadin and heparin?

Coumadin and heparin are both anticoagulants; so what’s the difference between two. They do not dissolve clots; they only interfere with the coagulation process as..
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May 31, 2020

Respiratory Medications, Doses, Side Effects, Contraindications and Considerations

Respiratory Problems and Medication Data Sheets Drug Name(Trade and Generic) & Classification Common Dose  & Frequency Reason for Med & How does it work? Side Effects/Adverse..
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May 31, 2020

Psychotropic Medications, Drug Abuse and Alcohol

Examples of Psychotropic Medications, Drug Abuse and Alcohol – Pharmacology Drug Classification Purpose Side Effects Contraindications CNS Stimulant MedicationAdderallRitalin Promote CNS functioning.Treat ADD or paradoxically..
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May 31, 2020

Antihypertensive, Angiotensin Receptor blockers, Thiazide, Beta Adrenergics

Antihypertensives do not cure hypertension; they only control it. Hypertension is defined as the systolic blood pressure of 140 and diastolic blood pressure of 90..
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May 31, 2020

Gentamycin is an Aminoglycoside

They are antibiotics used to treat infections caused by gram negative bacteria (Escherichia coli, pseudomonas and salmonella) as well as gram positive bacteria (staphyloccus aureas)...
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May 31, 2020

List of Heart Medications

Medication Activity Sheet List of Cardiovascular (Heart Related) Medications Drug Name (Trade and Generic) & Classification Common Dose  & Frequency Reason for Med & How..
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May 31, 2020

Phenytoin, Nitroglycerin and Phosphodiesterase

Phenytoin (Dilantin) is a prophylactic treatment of grand mal and psychomotor epilepsy. It is frequently combined with pheobarbital and administered orally. Side effects include sedation,..
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