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CALCIUM GLUCONATE

CALCIUM GLUCONATE

(gloo’koe-nate) Kalcinate Classifications: fluid and electrolytic and water balance agent; replacement solution Pregnancy Category: B   NURSING IMPLICATIONS Assessment & Drug Effects Assess for cutaneous burning sensations and peripheral vasodilation,...

AMPICILLIN SODIUM AND SULBACTAM SODIUM

AMPICILLIN SODIUM AND SULBACTAM SODIUM

(am-pi-sill’in/sul-bak’tam) Unasyn Classifications: antiinfective; antibiotic; aminopenicillin Prototype: Ampicillin Pregnancy Category: B NURSING IMPLICATIONS Assessment & Drug Effects Determine previous hypersensitivity reactions to penicillins, cephalosporins, and other allergens prior to therapy....

VALSARTAN

VALSARTAN

(val-sar’tan) Diovan Classifications: cardiovascular agent; angiotensin ii-receptor (type at1) antagonist; antihypertensive Prototype: Losartan Pregnancy Category: C (first trimester); D (second and third trimesters)   NURSING IMPLICATIONS Assessment & Drug Effects...