NCLEX MEDS – 14 pages
Adrenaline– (Epinephrine) is a chemical that narrows blood vessels and opens airways in the lungs. These effects can reverse severe low blood pressure,bronchodilator.
Adriamycin– Cancer drug, blood; lymph system; bladder; breast; stomach; lung; ovaries; thyroid; nerves; kidneys; bones; and soft tissues, including muscles and tendons.
Alupent– Bronchodilator, tx prevent asthma
Amoxil– Antibiotic, ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection.
Amphogel– used to treat the symptoms of increased stomach acid in conditions such as heartburn, acid reflux, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and stomach.
Apresoline– It is used to treat high blood pressure
Artane– treat Parkinson’s disease
Aspirin– reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation
Atrophine– Treating spasms in the stomach, intestines, and other organs. It may also be used to decrease the production of saliva and secretions
Bactrim– treat ear infections, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, traveler’s diarrhea, and Pneumocystis carinii.
Benadryl– Preventing or treating symptoms of hay fever and other upper respiratory allergies or the common cold, such as runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose and throat, and itchy, watery eyes, and relieving cough.
Calan– Treating supraventricular tachycardia, a rhythm disturbance of the heart. It is also used for controlling heart rate response to other rhythm disturbances, specifically atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. Verapamil is in a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers.
Carafate– Treating and preventing ulcers.
Cardizem– (Diltiazem) is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Treating supraventricular tachycardia,
Ceclor– a cephalosporin antibiotic, is used in the treatment of ear, nose, throat, respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin infections caused by specific bacteria, including staph and steph.
Chronulac– treats constipation.
Codeine– treat mild to moderate pain.
Cogentin– symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, such as stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle.
Compazine– Controlling severe nausea and vomiting and treating schizophrenia.
Coumadin– Warfarin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Warfarin reduces the formation of blood clots.
Cytoxin– Treating certain types of the following cancers: lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, mycosis fungoides, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, and breast cancer.
Decadron– Dexamethasone ophthalmic is used to treat eye inflammation caused by infections.
Demerol– Treating moderate to severe pain.
Diamox– (Acetazolamide) is used to treat glaucoma and to treat and to prevent acute mountain sickness (altitude sickness).
Dilantin– Treating tonic-clonic (grand mal) and partial seizures.
Diuril– Treating excess fluid buildup in the body caused by certain conditions or medicines.
Dramamine– Preventing and treating nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness.
Ducolax– Bisacodyl is a stimulant laxative, Relieving occasional constipation and irregularity.