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19 Cards in this Set

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
antipyretic, non opiod analgesic.
Acetylsalicylic acid (Asprin)
NSAID. Inhibits Cox1 and Cox2, prevents platelets from forming clots. Take 2 Asprin- bleeding time is doubled for one week.
Cox2 inhibitor, prevents prostaglandin release.
Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst)
Antidote for Acetaminophen overdose. Substitutes for Glutathione and converts toxic metabolite to a nontoxic metabolite.
for heroin addicts (methadone maintenance programs) to combat withdrawl symptoms.
Morphine (MS Contin, Roxanol)
Opiod agonist, MS Contin and Roxanol are oral methods.
Hydromorphone (Dilaudid)
Very strong opioid agonist, similar to morphine very potent. Given PCA Pump.
Meperidine (Demerol)
Pain control similar to morphine. Shorter duration of action.
analgesic and antitussive
Hydrocodone (Lortab, Vicodin)
Pain control in clinical setting, has antitussive effects in lower dosages.
Oxcodone (Oxycontin, Roxicodone)
Semi-synthetic derivative of codeing for moderate pain (Stronger than vicodin) 1-2 tab oral.
Propoxyphene (Darvon)
Medication not very common. Chemically related to Methadone. For mild pain (no more effective than tylenol)
Naloxone (Narcan)
Opioid Antagonist. Reverse or block analgesia, CNS and respiratory depressoin and other physiologic effects of opioid agonists. IM SubQ or IV (not PO)
Opioid Agonist-Antagonist. Acts as antagonist on "mu." Agonist on kappa. Rarely Used. Causes hallucinations.
Asprin, Ibuprofin, Celebrex (Just CoxII)
Alprazolam (Xanax)
For anxiety and panic disorder.
Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
For anxiety, acute alcohol withdrawal.
Diazepam (Valium)
For anxiety, seizure disorders (epilepticus) and acute alcohol withdrawal.
Lorazepam (Ativan)
For anxiety and preoperative sedative.