Acetaminophen Nursing Considerations & Patient Teaching

acetaminophen nursing considerations

Acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or paracetamol, is a common over-the-counter drug used as a pain reliever and fever reducer. It is used so frequently by many people that various drugs are combined with paracetamol and are used as one of the medications for different medical conditions. Because of being readily available, higher risks of … Read more

Famotidine Nursing Considerations

famotidine nursing considerations

Famotidine Nursing Pharmacology and Implications Famotidine treats stomach and intestine ulcers and prevents intestinal ulcers from returning after they healed. This medicine also addresses issues with the stomach and throat (esophagus), such as erosive esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease-GERD, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Famotidine functions by reducing the quantity of acid produced by the stomach. It alleviates … Read more

Metformin Nursing Considerations

metformin nursing considerations

Metformin Nursing Implications Metformin Nursing Pharmacology Metformin is a biguanide agent developed from galegine, aguanidine derivative found in Galega officinalis or goat’s rue. It is used in conjunction with diet and exercise used as a monotherapy or in combination with other antidiabetic agents. It comes in both immediate-release and extended-release forms with FDA-approved and non-FDA-approved … Read more

Flagyl Nursing Considerations

flagyl nursing considerations

Flagyl Nursing Implications Flagyl Nursing Pharmacology Flagyl, a brand name of metronidazole, is an antibiotic used to treat a wide range of infections. This antibiotic is used for specific bacterial and parasitic illnesses. Flagyl functions by preventing the development of specific bacteria and parasites. Viral infections will not be treated by it (such as common … Read more