Tagged: Drug Study

Drug Study – Gentamicin Sulfate 3

Drug Study – Gentamicin Sulfate

Garamycin, Garamycin Ophthalmic, Genoptic Classifications: antiinfective; aminoglycoside antibiotic Action: Broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from Micromonospora purpurea. Action is usually bacteriocidal. Indication: Parenteral use restricted to treatment of serious infections of...

Drug Study – Phenobarbital Sodium 0

Drug Study – Phenobarbital Sodium

Luminal Sodium Action: Long-acting barbiturate. Sedative and hypnotic effects of barbiturates appear to be due primarily to interference with impulse transmission of cerebral cortex by inhibition of reticular activating system....

Drug Study – Albuterol 0

Drug Study – Albuterol

Salbutamol, Ventolin, Ventolin Rotocaps, Volmax Action: Synthetic sympathomimetic amine and moderately selective beta2-adrenergic agonist with comparatively long action. Acts more prominently on beta2 receptors (particularly smooth muscles of bronchi, uterus,...

Drug Study – Folic Acid 0

Drug Study – Folic Acid

Action: Vitamin B complex essential for nucleoprotein synthesis and maintenance of normal erythropoiesis. Acts against folic acid deficiency that impairs thymidylate synthesis and results in production of defective DNA that...

Drug Study – Clonidine Hydrochloride 1

Drug Study – Clonidine Hydrochloride

Catapres, Catapres-TTS, Dixaril , Duraclon Action: Centrally acting antiadrenergic derivative. Stimulates alpha2-adrenergic receptors in CNS to inhibit sympathetic vasomotor centers. Central actions reduce plasma concentrations of norepinephrine. It decreases systolic...

Drug Study – Ranitidine 8

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 4

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 0

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 1

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 0

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...