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Flashcards in Renal/Urinary/Reproductive Meds Deck (7)
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Indication:

Urinary antispasmodics

To treat overactive bladder and incontinence

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Generic names:

Urinary antispasmodics

  • solifenacin
  • tolterodine
  • oxybutynin

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Side effects and nursing considerations:

Urinary antispasmodics

Anticholinergic side effects (use caution if taking other anticholinergic meds):

  • causes blurry vision - implement safety / fall precautions
  • causes urinary retention - monitor intake and output
  • causes dry mouth - give candy or ice chips
  • causes constipation - encourage fluids/fiber/walking

"can't see, can't pee, can't spit, can't shit"

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Generic names:

Female contraceptives

  • ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate (the pill)
  • ethinyl estradiol/etonogestrel (vagina ring)
  • medroxyprogesterone (IM injectible)

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Most common side effects and nursing considerations:

Female contraceptives

Increases risk of blood clots and hypertension

teach to avoid smoking

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Generic names:

Erectile dysfunction drugs

sildenafil, tadalafil

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Most common side effects and nursing considerations:

Erectile dysfunction drugs

  1. Vasodilator
  2. Can cause severe hypotension
    • ​use caution when taking meds that decrease blood pressure
    • ​don't take with nitroglycerin