Drug Study Prednisone

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|Brand and Generic name |Classification |Action |Side effects |Contraindications |Nursing Responsibility | |GENERIC NAME: prednisone |hormones and synthetic |Prednisone is biologically |sleep problems (insomnia), |Hypersensitivity, serious |•Administer once-a-day | |BRAND NAME: Deltasone, |substitutes |inert and converted to the |mood changes; |infections (except |doses before 9 AM to | |Orasone, Prednicen-M, |; adrenal |predominantly prednisolone in|acne, dry skin, thinning skin,|tuberculous meningitis), |mimic normal peak | |Liquid Pred |corticosteroid;glucocortic|the liver. It decreases |bruising or discoloration; |varicella, systemic fungal |corticosteroid | | |oid |inflammation by suppression |slow wound healing; |infections. |Blood levels. | | | |of migration of |increased sweating; | |•Increase dosage when | | | |polymorphonuclear leukocytes |headache, dizziness, spinning | |patient is subject to | | | |and reversal of increased |sensation; | |stress. | | | |capillary permeability; |nausea, stomach pain, | |•Taper doses when | | | |suppresses the immune system |bloating; or | |discontinuing high-dose| | | |by reducing activity and vol |Changes in the shape or | |or long-term therapy. | | | |of the lymphatic system; |location of body fat | |•Do not give live virus| | | |suppresses adrenal function |(especially in your arms, | |vaccines with | | | |at high doses. Indications |legs, face, neck, breasts, and| |immunosuppressive doses| | | |and dosage are same as those |waist). | |of corticosteroids | | | |for prednisolone. | | |•Report unusual weight | | | | | | |gain, swelling of the | | | | | | |extremities, muscle | | | | | | |weakness, blacker tarry| | | | | | |stools, fever, | | | | | | |prolonged sore throat, | | | | | | |colds or other | | | |...
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