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Humulin N

Treats Hypergylcemia

SE - anaphylaxis
Hypoglycemia
Puritis

2

Regular (Humulin R)

Emergency treatment of diabetic ketoacidocis

-also used to stimulate GH

3

Insulin glaringe (Lantus)

Bedtime dosing of adults and children diabetes

SE - anaphylaxis
Hypoglycemia
Puritis

4

Humulin U

Controls hypoglycemia

SE - anaphylaxis
Hypoglycemia
Puritis

5

Potassium supplementation

Used to treat potassium deficit
Better if given with food
Caution: with cardiac and kidney disease patients


SE- confusion, dizziness, headache, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, Bradycardia, nausea, vomiting

6

Estrogen

Protects the heart from artheoschloesis
-retains calcium in bones
-contraindicated with allergies

Use caution with pregnant women, my increase risk of heart attack
Side effects: headache, dizziness, lethargy, thromboembolism

7

Hydrocortisone

Manages adrenocortical insuffiency

SE: HF; impaired, impaired wound healing, hypokalemia

8

Viagra

Used for erectile dysfunction
Never give with nitrogylcerin -- hypotension

SE: priapism, hearing loss

9

Calcitrol

Management of hypocalcemia, promotes,

SE: metallic taste, headache , sever ab pain, drowsy

10

Somatropin

Produces growth growth hormone, used for kids with growth deficiency

SE: pancitis,

CHECK BLOOD SUGAR

11

Glucagon

Used for server hypoglycemia

Watch I&O bc urinary retention

Antidiuretic

12

Desmopressim

Used to treat diabetes inspidus

AE: renal failure, negatively effect epilepsy, seizures

13

Tylenol

Treats mild pain

Caution: Hepatic Disease, renal disease

14

Calcium

Helps to prevent post menopausal
No alcohol/caffeine

SE: tingling headaches,


Caution with pt using digitalisis glycoside

15

Vitamin D

Promotes promotion of absorption of calcium

16

Glipizide

30 minutes before meal

Control type 2 diabetes
Stimulates releas of insulin from pancreas

SE: hear burn, nausea

17

Synthroid

Taken on empty stomach first thing in the morning

Treats hypothyroidism

18

Hyperstat

Treats hypertensive emergency

Caution: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, renal x hepatic failure

19

Diabeta

Controls type 2 diabetes

30 minute before meals

20

Metformin

Manage type 2 diabetes

30 minutes before meal

SE: flatus, abdominal pain

AE: sepsis

21

PTU

Inhibits thyroid levels by lowering serum levels

SE: helatotoxicurt, bradycardia, low energy

Well absorbed in GI Tract