Nursing Nonprescription Drug Handbook
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001 - Medical - 608 pages
Designed and formatted to complement the Nursing 2002 Drug Handbook, this handbook covers practical and clinical information on the most commonly used OTC drugs. Each body system chapter opens with an overview followed by A-to-Z monographs. Every drug includes how supplied, action, contraindications, indications and dosages, interactions, adverse reactions, overdose and treatment nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Teaching guides instruct patients on administering OTC drugs. Pediatric and geriatric issues are addressed, and an Alert logo accentuates serious dangers of OTC drug use. Supplemental appendices and an index are included.
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Eyes ears nose and throat
Miscellaneous OTC drugs
Extraocular irrigating solutions
Selected sugarfree OTC drugs
OTC drug resources 553
12 and older absorption acetaminophen achés acid active ingredients Adults and children ADVERSE REACTIONS CNS Advise patient alcohol allergic antacids aspirin asthma Brand name breast-feeding patient calcium Caplets Caution patient children ages 12 children younger Combination products continued constipation consult a doctor Contraindicated in patients CONTRAINDICATIONS Contraindicated Cough daily diarrhea diphenhydramine disease dose effects emesis fever gastric gastric lavage glaucoma headache hydrochloride hypersensitive to drug hypertension hypotension ibuprofen INDICATIONS & DOSAGES infection ingredients and dosages Instruct patient INTERACTIONS Drug-drug irritation nasal nausea notify doctor NURSING CONSIDERATIONS Onset Peak Duration OTC drugs OVERDOSE & TREATMENT pain PATIENT TEACHING patient that drug patient to avoid patient to notify Pregnancy Risk Category pruritus pseudoephedrine renal respiratory Reye's syndrome Route Onset Peak signs and symptoms skin sodium Tablets take drug Tell patient tient tion TREATMENT No information Tylenol Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown INDICATIONS unless directed vitamin vomiting Warn patient younger than age