Flashcards in RX writing Deck (18):
max duration of therapy for anticoagulants
Verbal prescriptions for controlled substances (II,III,V) are allowed a ( ) day supply and for IV are allowed a ( ) day supply
5 days supply
30 day supply or 100 units
initial opioid prescription is limited to ( ) days
schedule II drugs are allowed ( ) refills and schedule III-V are allowed ( ) refills
leading zeros and trailing zeros
always use leading zero (0.5 mg)
never use trailing zero (1 mg)
what two things are required to be on the rx?
patient name and date of RX
decreased total body H20 in elederly leads to....
more concentrated dose
decreased sensitivity to B-adrenergic receptors in elderly lead to....
increase dose needed
decreased hepatic function in elderly leads to....
increased drug levels
increased gastric pH in elderly lead to....
decreased absorption of drugs that require acidic env for absorption
best way to determine GFR?
24 urine collection
pediatrics show ( ) gastric acidity and ( ) gastric/intestinal motility
pediatrics show ( ) total body water leading to ( ) protein binding and ( ) amount of fat
time from conception to birth
age from birth to present
age since conception to present
in general don't give kids <15 ( ) or you risk them getting ( )
aspirin, reye's syndrome