Leptospirosis

Topics: Bacteria, Staphylococcus, Folic acid Pages: 23 (1553 words) Published: January 15, 2012
Makati Medical Center
College of Nursing

DRUG STUDY

Patient’s Name: M.D.C. Age: 42 y/o Medical Diagnosis: Leptospirosis Attending Physician/s: M.TAllergies: noneAllergic Responses: none Prepared by: Shiela Guiquing

|DRUG NAME |MECHANISM OF ACTION |RATIONALE FOR THIS PATIENT |ADVERSE DRUG EFFECT |NURSING IMPLICATIONS | | | | | | | | | | |nausea, headaches, anxiety, insomnia, | | |BRAND NAME: | |To improve mood, sleep, appetite, |drowsiness, and loss of appetite, |Combining SSRIs with aspirin, | |Prozac | |energy level and may help restore |Increased blood pressure , Seizures , |nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory | | | |interest in daily living. It |sexual dysfunction. |drugs or other drugs that affect | |GENERIC NAME: | |decreases fear, anxiety, unwanted | |bleeding may increase the | |(fluoxetine) | |thoughts, and the number of panic | |likelihood of upper | | | |attacks. | |gastrointestinal bleeding. | |DRUG CLASSIFICATION: | | | | | |selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors | | | |Do not take Prozac together with | |(SSRI) antidepressant. | | | |pimozide (Orap), thioridazine | | | | | |(Mellaril), or an MAO inhibitor | |DOSE AND | | | |such as furazolidone (Furoxone), | |FREQUENCY: | | | |isocarboxazid (Marplan), | | | | | |phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline | |ROUTE: oral | | | |(Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, | | | | |...
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