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Orthopedic conditions such as arthritis (rheumatoid and osteoarthritis), bursitis, tendinitis, gout, and muscle spasams are treated with what? (4)
1)aspirin
2)NSAIDS
3)gold salts
4)skeletal muscle relaxants
The oldest drug used to treat arthritis is?
aspirin
Aspirin is also known as?
acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)
Aspirin has what 3 effects?
1)anti-inflammatory
2)analgesic
3)antipyretic (fever)
Tylenol is an ______ and _____, like aspirin.
1)analgesic
2)antipyretic
What drug is not indicated for rheumatoid arthritis because it is not an anti-inflammatory?
Tylenol
Name 5 drugs used to treat arthritis
1)aspirin
2)Disalcid
3)Bayer Aspirin
4)Bufferin
5)Trilisate
Name an enteric coated drug used to treat arthritis.
Ecotrin
ibuprofen
(Motrin, Advil, Nuprin) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for arthritis
indomethacin
(Indocin,Indocid) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for arthritis
naproxen
(Anaprox, Naprosyn) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for arthritis
Daypro
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for arthritis
What drug is given I.V. to premature infants who have persistent fetal circulatory pattern with patent ductus arteriosus?
Indocin (indomethacin)
betamethasone
corticosteroids for arthritis
cortisone
corticosteroids for arthritis
dexamethasone
(Decadron) corticosteroids for arthritis
hydrocortisone
corticosteroids for arthritis
prednisolone
corticosteroids for arthritis
prednisone
corticosteroids for arthritis
triamcinolone
(Artisocort, Kenalog) corticosteroids for arthritis
___ ___ are used to treat active rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune disease.
Gold salts
Told salts contain __ to __ of the total drug.
29% to 50%
Gold therapy can also be administered by ____.
injection
Ridaura
Gold salts for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Estrogen can be taken ____ or administered through a ___ ___.
orally
transdermal patch
estradiol
(Estrace,Estraderm) estrogen replacement therapy for osteoporosis
conjugated estrogens
(Premarin) estrogen replacement therapy for osteoporosis
_______ ____ __ specificly relieve muscle spasm and stiffness, some of these drugs have sedative qualities.
Musculoskeletal relaxants (MS)
Soma
skeletal muscle relaxant
Parafon Forte
skeletal muscle relaxant
Flexeril
skeletal muscle relaxant
diazepam
(Valium) skeletal muscle relaxant
Robaxin
skeletal muscle relaxant
____ is caused by a defect of metabolisim that results in increased amounts of uric acid in the blood.
Gout
allopurinol
(Zyloprim) drug used to treat Gout
colchicine
drug used to treat Gout
What drug is applied topically to prevent pain signals from reaching the central nervous system?
capsaicin (Zostrix)