Asthma and Classification Mechanism

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Generic Name (Brand Name)| Classification| Mechanism of Action| Indication| Side Effects| Contraindication and Precaution| Nursing Responsibility| Carbocistiene (Loviscol)| Mucokinetics/expectorant| Reduces theviscosity ofbronchialsecretions &facilitateexpectoration| Acute/chronic disorders of the upper &Lower respiratory tract associated with the secretion &formationof excessiveand viscid mucus.| >Nausea,>headache>vomiting>anorexia>gastricdiscomfort>diarrhea| Contraindication:>Patient with active peptic ulcer.>Hypersensitivity to carbocisteine Precaution:>patient with history of peptic ulcer>patient with hypothyroidism| >assess cough: type, frequency, character> advice medical consultation for persistent cough of more than 7 days>advice pt. to avoid smoking>suggest sugarlesslozenges to decreasethroat irritation and cough.|

Generic Name (Brand Name)| Classification| Mechanism of Action| Indication| Side Effects| Contraindication and Precaution| Nursing Responsibility| Albuterol Sulfate (Ventolin)| Antasthmatic & COPD Prepara-tions| Acts selectively to cause bronchodi-lation and vasodilation for relief or broncho-spasm| Relief andprevention of brochospasm | >Fine tremor of Skeletal Muscle>Palpitations>Headache >dizziness>nervousness>Dryness of themouth, throat>irritation >urinaryretention.| Contraindication:>allergic to the Drugs.> patient withHypertropicobstructivecardiomyopathy and Tachyarrythmia.Precaution:> patient with diabetes, thyroid disease, vasomotor problems, degenerative heart disease, history of stroke, and with severe renal impairement.>patients with known sensitivity to atropine, soybeans, soya lecithin, and peanuts.| >Observe for wheezing. If condition occurs,Withhold Medication and notify physician/other health care professional immediately.>Instruct patient tocontact health careprofessional immediately if shortness...
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