Essay on Drugs: World Health Organization Essential Medicines and Hydrochloride

Submitted By dramagirl2010
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Drug| Generic Name| Classification| Clinical Usage| Adverse Effects| Atropine| Atropine Sulfate| - Anticholinergic- Parasympatholytic- Antimuscarinic| - Increased heart rate- Decreased GI secretion - Mydriasis- Decreased urinary bladder tone| - Flushing- Ventricular irritability- Agitation to delirium- Acute narrow angle glaucoma- Obstructive bowel| Dexamethasone| - Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate| - Corticosteroid - Glucocorticosteroid| - Decreased adrenal gland function. - Severe inflammation from asthma, allergies.| - Insomnia- Heartburn- Irritability- Increased appetite| Adenosine| Adenosine| - Antiarrhythmic, - Endogenous nucleoside| - It is used to convert supraventricular tachycardias with no known atrial fibrillation or flutter| - Transient dysrhythmias- Palpitations- Chest pressure and pain- Hyperventilation- Bronchospasm| Neo-Synephrine| Phenylephrin| - Sympathomimetic| - It is used to control and maintain the blood pressure of those who have low blood pressure.- It is also used to treat some heart rhythm problems.| - Headache- Nausea| Epinephrine| Epinephrine HCI| - Sympathomimetic| - It is used for cardiac arrest, severe bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, and bradycardia.| - Hypertension- Ventricular dysrhythmias- Tachycardia- Anxiety| Lanoxin| Digoxin| - Cardiac antidysrhytmic| - It is used for moderate congestive heart failure and for treating atrial fibrillation.| - Drowsiness- Confusion - Hypotension- Fatigue and depression| Benadryl| Diphenhydramine HCI| - Antihistamine- Anticholinergic| - Anaphylaxis - Phenothiazine reactions - Antiemetic| - Hypotension- Palpitations- Arrhythmias- Anaphylaxis- Wheezing| Glucagon| Glucagon| - Pancreatic hormone- Polypeptide- Hyperglycemic| It is used for symptomatic hypoglycemia when IV access is delayed.| - Nausea- Vomiting- Palpitations- Hypertension- Tachycardia| Vasopressin| Vasopressin| Pituitary - antidiuretic agentRequired Drug Card Listing
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1. absorbable gelatin sponge
2. acetic acid
3. acetylcholine chloride
4. acetylsalicylic acid
5. aminophylline
6. ammonia spirit, aromatic
7. atracurium besylate
8. atropine sulfate
9. bacitracin
10. balanced salt solution (BSS)
11. brilliant green
12. bupivacaine hydrochloride
13. calcium chloride
14. calcium gluconate
15. cefazolin sodium
16. cephalexin
17. chymotrypsin
18. cimetidine
19. cocaine hydrochloride
20. codeine phosphate
21. Cyclogyl
22. dantrolene sodium
23. dexamethasone
24. dextrose with sodium chloride
25. dextrose in water
26. diatrizoate meglumine
27. diatrizoate sodium
28. diazepam
29. digoxin
30. diphenhydramine hydrochloride
31. dopamine hydrochloride
32. droperidol
33. edrophonium chloride
34. enflurane
35. ephedrine sulfate
36. epinephrine
37. fentanyl citrate
38. furosemide
39. gentamicin…