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Flashcards in Maternity Deck (14):
1

Clomiphene citrate

Induces ovulation by changing hormonal effects on the ovary. Alters estrogen and stimulating follicular growth to produce a mature ovum

2

estrogen

Nausea; long term- visual disturbances, tinnitus.

3

Oxytocin

Monitor FHR, contraction pattern (less than 5 in 10 min, less than 2 min long), v/s (causes hypotension), InO, and cervical dilation.

4

Ritodrine hydrochloride

Stop uterus from contracting in preterm labor

5

Magnesium sulfate

Preeclampsia. Anticonvulsant, sedative, vasodilator. Check DTRs. Used with Apresoline if diastolic >100 (tachycardia)

6

Terbutaline

Tocolytic. Stops premature labor. Inc pulse and hyperactivity

7

Apresoline (hydralazine)

Preeclampsia. Lowers BP > 100 diastolic. In combination with mag sulfate

8

Penicillin

Mastitis. Ok with breastfeeding. Or erythromycin after BF. Prophylaxis for GBS or clindamycin

9

Erythromycin

Gtts or ointment. For eye prophylaxis for neisseria gonococcus. Also for chlamydia.

10

Phytonadione

Promotes formation of clotting factors vit K in vastus lateralis muscle

11

Rho (D) immunoglobulin

Given 28 wks and 72 hrs after birth. Given with any bleeding episode. Destroys fetal cells that got in mothers blood; it has to do this before antibodies can be formed

12

Methotrexate

Given to mom to stop the growth of the embryo to save the Fallopian tube in ectopic pregnancy. If doesn't work a laparoscopic incision will be made into the tube and the embryo will be removed. Entire tube may have to be removed

13

Betamethasone

Stimulates surfactant production in the alveolar spaces and this causes less tension when the infant breathes. Given 24-34 wks gestation.

14

Vidarabine

Tx for hsv. acyclovir also.