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NSAID adverse effect on BP?

Raises BP

2

Adverse effect of diuretic?

Gout

3

Adverse effect of metoclopramide?

Parkinsonism (treat with L-DOPA)

4

What drugs can cause respiratory depression?

Sedatives and Opiates

5

Paracetemol in liver disease, glutathione stores?

Reduced

6

P4502E1 in alcoholics?

Increased

7

Paracetemol dose which is ok in liver disease?

1g twice daily (do not exceed 3g)

8

Codeine dose which is okay in liver disease?

30mg three times a day

9

Lumiracoxib?

COX 2 inhibitor, big cause of drug induced liver injury

10

Sedative which you can give in liver disease?

Lorazepam
Oxazepam
Lormetazepam

11

Aminoglycosides?

Aminoglycosides are nephrotoxic

12

Problem with quinolones?

Epileptogenic