Category: Drug Study

Drug Study – Ranitidine

Drug Study – Ranitidine

by: ishi21, RN Zantac, Zantac EFFERdose, Zantac GELdose, Zantac-75 Action: Potent anti-ulcer drug that competitively and reversibly inhibits histamine action at H2-receptor sites on parietal cells, thus blocking gastric acid...

Drug Study – Dopamine Hydrochloride

Drug Study – Dopamine Hydrochloride

by: ishi21, RN Dopastat, Intropin, Revimine Action: Naturally occurring neurotransmitter and immediate precursor of norepinephrine. Major cardiovascular effects produced by direct action on alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors and on specific...

Drug Study – Epinephrine

Drug Study – Epinephrine

by: JJ, RN Action: Naturally occurring catecholamine obtained from animal adrenal glands; also prepared synthetically. Acts directly on both alpha and beta receptors; the most potent activator of alpha receptors....

Drug Study – Diazepam

Drug Study – Diazepam

Action: Psychotherapeutic agent related to chlordiazepoxide; reportedly superior in antianxiety and anticonvulsant activity, with somewhat shorter duration of action. Like chlordiazepoxide, it appears to act at both limbic and subcortical...

Drug Study – Erythromycin

Drug Study – Erythromycin

Action: Macrolide antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces erythreus. Bacteriostatic or bactericidal, depending on nature of organism and drug concentration used. Classification: ANTIINFECTIVE; MACROLIDE ANTIBIOTIC Indication: Pneumococcal pneumonia, Mycoplasma...

Drug Study – Ibuprofen

Drug Study – Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen contains the active ingredient ibuprofen, which belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the action of a substance in the body...

Drug Study – Prozinc Multivitamins

Drug Study – Prozinc Multivitamins

Indication: Promotes normal biochemical reactions, strengthens the immune system, supports normal growth and development and helps prevent growth retardation in children and young adult. Classification: Multivitamins and minerals Dosage: Young...

Drug Study – ATROPINE SULFATE

Drug Study – ATROPINE SULFATE

Acts by selectively blocking all muscarinic responses to acetylcholine (ACh), whether excitatory or inhibitory. Selective depression of CNS relieves rigidity and tremor of Parkinson’s syndrome. Antisecretory action (vagolytic effect) suppresses...

Drug Study (Paracetamol)

Drug Study (Paracetamol)

Paracetamol is a widely used over-the-counter analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It is commonly used for the relief of fever, headaches, and other minor aches and pains, and...