Flashcards in Pharmacology Hesi Level 3 Deck (9)
H2 receptor antagonist (H2RA's) (H2 Receptor blockers)
reduce but do not completely abolish acid secretion. Competitively block H2 receptor of acid producing parietal cells.
H2RA's Indications (5)
GERD, Peptic Ulcer, Erosive esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and stress ulcer prophylaxis
cimetidine, ranitidine, famotidine, and nizatidine. All these medications are available OTC
Primary therapeutic outcome is reduced serum uric acid levels with a lower frequency of acute gouty attacks.
An infection occuring during antimicrobial treatment for another infection, resulting from overgrowth of an organism not susceptible to the antibiotic used. example: thrush in the mouth, stomatitis
When the body requires a higher dose of a medication to achieve the same therapeutic effects. At the receptor sites in the body.
Tegretol Indications and action
Treatment for seizures and diabetic neuropathy. Decreases synaptic transmission CNS affection sodium channels.
Flulike symptoms such as sore throat, fever, and fatigue should be reported to healthcare providers to evaluate for dyscrasias.