Amiodarone (Cardarone). The physician prescribed amiodarone (Cordarone) 200 mg po qd to help maintain a normal heart rhythm. This medications is used to slow the nerve impulses in the heart and help keep the heart rhythm normal (Amiodarone (Oral Route), 2015).
Benzapril (Lotensin). Mr. Borg had been taking benzapril (Lotensin) 10 mg po qd prior to his admission into the hospital to help maintain a normal blood pressure. Benazepril relaxes the blood vessels, which in return …show more content…
Mr. Borg is currently taking moxifloxacin 400 mg qd x 7 days for … This medication is a quinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections and preventing their growth (Moxifloxacin (Oral Route), 2015).
Multivitamin Mr. Borg takes a multivitamin, 1 po daily, to help maintain a healthy immune system and provide needed vitamins that are not taken through his diet. Multivitamins are a combination of different vitamins found in foods and other natural sources (Multivitamin (multivitamins) medical facts from Drugs.com, 2015)
Nitroglycerin (Nitro-Dur). Mr. Borg was prescribed a nitroglycerin (Nitro-Dur) patch to be applied in the morning and removed at bedtime qd. This medication is used to reduce the number of angina attacks over time (Nitroglycerin (Transdermal Route), 2015).
Potassium Chloride (KDur) Prior to hospital admission, Mr. Borg was taking 40 mEq po bid to regulate his potassium levels while taking Lasix. Supplemental potassium chloride (KDur) is needed in patients who have lost too much potassium because if illness or treatment with other medications. (Potassium Supplement (Oral Route, Parenteral Route),