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11 Cards in this Set

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chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
benzodiazepines, treatment of alcohol withdrawal
immunoactive agent, treat hepatitis
interferon alfa-2b
immunoactive agent, treat hepatitis
neomycin sulfate (Mycifradin)
aminoglycosides, combats blood ammonia by decreasing ammonia-producing bacteria
lactulose (Cephulac)
osmotic laxative, combats blood ammonia by lowering pH of colon
cholestyramine (Questran)
reduces bile salts
vasopressin (Pitressin)
control bleeding varices
octreotide (Sandostatin)
antidiarrheal agent, suppresses gastroenterohepatic peptides
sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate)
ion exchange resin, reduces potassium
what vitamins & minerals might a liver failure patient need?
iron (ferrous sulfate), B vitamins, vitamin K, potassium
what vaccines or immune-boosting agents can help prevent hepatitis?
hepatitis immune globulin (HBIG), hepatitis A vaccine, hepatitis B vaccine