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DRUG

Generic Name:
FLUOZETINE
Brand Name:
PROZAC
Classification:
ANTI DEPRESSANTS
Frequency:
OD
Route &Dosage:
PO; 20-80mg

ACTION
Mechanism of Action:
Acts as an antidepressant by
inhibiting CNS neuronal uptake of
serotonin
Side Effects:
-Nausea, headaches, anxiety,
insomnia, drowsiness

INDICATION/CONTRAIND
ICATION
Indication:
-Depression, Bulimia, OCD,
Panic disorder

NSG RESPONSIBILITIES
10 Rights in administering medication
-Not recommended to nursing mothers.
-Report worsening unusual behavioral
changes (impulsiveness, rapid speech)
-No smoking

Contraindication:
-Hypersensitivity
-Pregnancy

Adverse Effects:
-Seizure, palpitations, sexual
dysfunction
Ref: http://www.medicinenet.com/fluoxetine-oral/article.htm, http://nurseslabs.com/fluoxentine-hcl/

DRUG

ACTION

INDICATION/CONTRAIND
ICATION
Indication:
-Hypertension

NSG RESPONSIBILITIES

Generic Name:
Mechanism of Action:
10 Rights in administering medication
CLONIDINE
Inhibits central vasomotor centers,
-Do not discontinue abruptly
HYDROCHLORIDE
thereby decreasing sympathetic
-Monitor blood pressure carefully, to check
outflow
for rebound
Brand Name:
-Advise lifestyle changes (lose weight, not
CATAPRES
smoking and drinking, restrict high amount
Classification:
Side Effects: Headache, dizziness,
of salt, exercise regularly)
ANTI HYPERTENSIVES
drowsiness, light-headedness
Frequency:
Contraindication:
BID
-Hypersensitivity
Route &Dosage:
Adverse Effects:
PO; 0.2-0.6mg
Impotence, palpitations
Ref: http://www.scribd.com/doc/62816488/Clonidine-Hydrochloride-Drug-Study-www-RNpedia-com

DRUG
Generic Name:
LOPERAMIDE HCL
Brand Name:
IMODIUM

ACTION
Mechanism of Action:
Acts on the nerve endings & or
intramural ganglia of the intestinal
wall to decrease intestinal motility,
resulting to prolonged retention
of feces in the intestines.

Classification:
Side Effects:
ANTI DIARRHEAL
Flatulence, nausea and vomiting
Frequency:
Route &Dosage:
2 capsules; subsequent
Adverse Effects:
dose a capsule after every
Abdominal pain and distension
stool
Ref: http://www.scribd.com/doc/6774377/Drug-Study

DRUG

ACTION

Generic Name:
Mechanism of Action:
METROPOLOL
Exerts mainly beta-1 adrenergic
blocking activity but also blocks
Brand Name:
beta-2 receptors at high doses
NEOBLOC
Classification:
Side Effects:
BETA BLOCKERS
Fatigue, dizziness, nausea
Frequency:
BID
Route &Dosage:
Adverse Effects:
PO; 50mg
GI disturbances, Skin rashes
Ref: http://www.scribd.com/doc/6774377/Drug-Study

INDICATION/CONTRAIND
ICATION
Indication:
-Acute &Chronic diarrhea

NSG RESPONSIBILITIES
10 Rights in administering medication
-Asses patients bowel pattern
-Assess hydration, abdominal distension
-Treat dry mouth (providing sips of water,
hard candy, sugarless gum)

Contraindication:
-Constipated,
hypersensitivity,
abdominal distension,
children less than 1 yr old.

INDICATION/CONTRAIND
ICATION
Indication:
Hypertension, Chronic
Angina Pectoris

Contraindication:
Cardiogenic shock, Sinus
bradycardia

NSG RESPONSIBILITIES
10 Rights in administering medication
-Tablets may be crashed or swallowed whole
-Take medicine with meals
-Do not discontinue abruptly, may cause
worsening of angina

MORALES, KIMBERLY MAE P.