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aspirin, buffered aspirin, enteric aspirin
What are the actions of salicylates (aspirin)
Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, mild anticoagulant
What are the side effects for salicylates (aspirin)
GI disturbances, N/V
Salicylism, and possible blood loss
Nursing Implicaitons for salicylates (aspirin)
Check p.t for blood in stool, avoid until >14 y.o
acetaminophen (Tylenol)
What is acetaminophen used for
analgesic, antipyretic, DOES NOT DECREASE INFLAMATION
What are the side effects of acetaminophen (Tylenol)
large dose cause major heptic and renal toxicity
Nursing Implications for acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Watch use w/alcoholics & malnourished patients, 4g/day allowed
ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)
What are the actions of NSAIDS, ibuprofen
Analgesic- r/t prostaglandins, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory
morphine (Morhine, Roxanol, Duramorph, MS Cotin
codeine (Paveral)
hydromorphone (Dilaudid)
pure opiates
meperidine (Demerol
methodone (Dolophine)
propoxyphene (Darvon)
fentanyl (Duragesic Patch)
oxycodone (Oxycontine, Percolone)
hydrocodone (Hycodan, Tussigon)
synthetic opiates
oxycodone/actaminophen (Tylox)
oxycodone/ASA (Percodan)
actaminophen & Codeine (Tylenol & Codeine #2#3#4)
comination opiates
What are the uses for narcotic agonists
Analgesic, Antitussive, Antidiarrheal
What are the contradictions for narcotic agonists
head injury, respiratory disease, alcoholism
What are the side effects of narcotic agonists
G.I- N/V constipation, Respiratory depression, hypotension, dizziness, dependence
Nursing Implications for Narcotic agonists
Asses- LOC, RR, Pain, B/P
Safty, I/O, bowel plan
naloxone (Narcan)
narcotic antagonist
What is the use for naloxone (Narcan)
combat narcotic overdose
What are the side effects for naloxone (Narcan)
abrupt reversal, N/V, tachycardia, HTN, withdraw
Nursing Implications for naloxone (Narcan)
Obtain V/S, possible CPR, and emergancy use
Nitrous oxide, Cyclopropane, Forane, propofol (Diprivan)
Anesthetic agents
Nursing Implications for anesthetic agents
Watch- airway, O2, B/P, LOC, N/V and return of peristalsis
What are the types of anesthetic agents
Local, Epidural, and Spinal