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Digoxin (Lanoxin)

Assess pulse for full minute, if <60 hold dose. Check digitalis and potassium levels

2

Aluminum Hydroxide (Amphojel)

Tx of GERD and kidney stones. WOF constipation

3

Hydroxyzine (Vistaril)

Tx of Anxiety and itching WOF: dry mouth

4

Midazolam (Versed)

given for conscious sedation. Watch out for WOF: respiratory depression and hypotension.

5

Amiodarone (Cordarone)

WOF: diaphoresis, SOB, lethargy. Take missed dose any time in the day or to skip it entirely. DO NOT take double dose.

6

Warfarin (coumadin)

WOF for s/s of bleeding, diarrhea, fever, or rash. Stress importance of complying with prescribed dosage and follow-up appointments.

7

Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

Tx of ADHD. Assess for heart related side-effects and report immediately. Child may need drug holiday because stunts growth

8

Dopamine

Tx of Hypotension, shock, and low cardiac output. Monitor ECG for arrhythmias and blood pressure

9

Rifampicin

causes red-orange tears and urine

10

Ethambutol

causes problems with vision and liver

11

Isoniazid

can cause peripheral neuritis, take B6 to counter