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What are nursing interventions for antituberculars?
Long term therapy - check liver functions.
WHat do inhaled corticosteroids do?
Act to decrease airway hyperreactivity, inhibiting the inflammatory response and decrease airway edema
What are 4 corticosteroids?
beclomethasone (Beclovent)
Tramcinolone (Azmacort)
budesonide (Pulmicort)
Fluctacasone (Flovent, Flonase)
What is a combination of steroid and corticosteroid?
ADAVIR (Salmeterol and fluticasone
What do corticosteroids do?
Decrease inflammation anywhere
Name 7 corticosteroids
betamethasone (Celestone)
Cortisone COrtone Acetate
Dexamethasone (Decadron
Hydrocortisone (COrtef, Solu-COrtef)
Methylprednisolone - Medrol
Prednisone ORasone Apo-Prednisone by mouth
Also inhalers, sprays, topical
What are side effects of corticosteroids?
TNTC??? Polyphagia, weight gain, delayed wound healing, susceptibility to infection, insomnia, acne, inc BP, Cushings syndrome
What are adverse effects of cortocisteroids
Long term - muscle wasting, osteoporosis, cataracts, glaucome, peptic ulcer, hallucinations, more
Nursing considerations - use cautiously in patients iwht Pulmonary disease (PD, renal disease, hypertension, DM (Diabetes) hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, psychotic tendencies or emotional instability are all side offects of what?
Corticosteroid therapy
What do you need to do in withdrawing from corticosteroid therapy?
DO it slowly, reduce drug dosage or death can happen. Give with food