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multivitamin

water soluble-B1, B2, B 12, C, 3, 5, 6, Folic acid

lipid soluble-A, D, E, K

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Synthroid

C-synthetic isomer of thyroxine

A-involved in normal metabolism, growth and development, stimulates protein synthesis

D-

S-rash, uticaria, GI intolerance, dry skin

C-acute MI, thyrotoxicosis

A-gi, liver, biliary excretion

N-montor pulse greater 100 hold medicaion, notify MD if chest pain, tremors

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Wellbutrin

C-antidepressant

A-blocks reuptake of neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine at CNS synaptic membranes

D-100 mg

S-HA, N/V, constipation, diaphoresis

C-anorexia, bulimia, use of MAOIs within 14 days

A-GI tract, liver, urine

psychological status, suicidal tendencies

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Metoprolol

C-beta adrenergic blocker, antiHTN

A-blocks beta adrenergic receptors, decreases CO, decreases BP

D-100 mg /da

S-decreased sexual function, drowsiness, insomina, fatigue, weakness

C-HR less than 45, BP systolic less than 100, 2nd/3rd degree heart block

A-Gi tract, liver, urine

N-hold if PT less than 90, apical pulse less than 60

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Robitussin

C-respiratory expectorant

A-stimulates respiratory tract secretions by decreaseing viscosity of phlegm

D-200 mg

S-HA, N/V, dizziness, abd pain, diarrhea

C-none

A-GI tract, liver, urine

N-assess type, severity, frequency of cough, inform MD if cough persists or if fever present

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Unasyn

C-PCN, antibiotic

A-ampicillian inhibts bacterial cell wall synthesis

D-3 g

S-rash, urticaria, diarrhea, candidiasis

C-hypersensitivity of PCN

A-circulatory system, liver, urine

N-Hx of allergies to PCN, evaluate IV site for phlebitis

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