Medication Contraindications

Part I – This is divided into five areas which are to be titled in bold lettering as noted below. Give a brief and concise explanation in full sentences to describe each area.

  1. Medication Generic and Trade Name: Include both and distinguish which name is the generic and which is the trade.
  2. Medication Classification: What class of drugs does this medication belong to? In a few sentences describe the class.
  3. Medication Action: What does the medication do? Explain in terms a patient can understand.
  4. Medication Indication: Why has the health care professional prescribed this medication?
  5. Dose/ Route: What is the most common adult dose and route? Is it by Kg?
    Part II- Discuss safety considerations specific to the medication chosen.
  6. Medication Side Effects/ Adverse Effects: This includes common effects and those that requires medical attention. Give three of each.
  7. Medication Contraindications: This includes other medications, foods, other medical conditions, activity, etc.
  8. Drug Schedule and Pregnancy Category. State schedule and category and briefly define each
    Include a cover page
    Include a reference page with one or two sources used in APA style. Several drug guides can be used as a reference
    Format: One to two pages, typed, 1” margins, 12- point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced. Spelling and grammar are considered and counted toward your grade.

The drugs to choose from are:

  • Levophed
  • Inderal
  • Albuterol
  • Heparin
  • Ephedrine
  • Pilocarpine

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