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By Leonard G. Gomella, Steven A. Haist, Aimee Gelhot Adams, Kelly M. Smith,

A conveyable, Quick-Access advisor to 1,000+ normal medicinal drugs! This advisor provides greater than 1,000 widespread medicines in addition to crucial facts on their choice and management. each one drug contains information corresponding to universal makes use of, mechanism of motion, dosage, cautions, contraindications, dosing formulations, and unwanted side effects. not like so much different drug courses that are basically compiled from databases, this one has editorial overview from world-renowned working towards physicians and educators

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1–2 tabs q3–4h PRN (max dose APAP = 4 g/d). Peds. 5–1 mg/kg dose q4–6h (dosing guide: 3–6 y, 5 mL/dose; 7–12 y, 10 mL/dose); ↓ in renal/hepatic impair Caution: [C, +] Alcoholic liver Dz Contra: G6PD deficiency Supplied: Tabs 300 mg APAP + codeine; caps 325 mg APAP + codeine; helix, susp (C-V) APAP 120 mg + codeine 12 mg/5 mL SE: Drowsiness, dizziness, N/V Notes: Codeine in No. 5 mg, No. 2 = 15 mg, No. 3 = 30 mg, No. 4 = 60 mg Acetazolamide (Diamox) Uses: *Diuresis, glaucoma, prevent high-altitude sickness, refractory epilepsy* Action: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor; ↓ renal excretion of hydrogen & ↑ renal excretion of Na+, K+, HCO3–, & H2O Dose: Adults.

Peds. Neonates <7 d: 50–100 mg/kg/24 h IV ÷ q8h. Term infants: 75–150 mg/kg/24 h ÷ q6–8h IV or PO. Children >1 mo: 100–200 mg/kg/24 h ÷ q4–6h IM or IV; 50–100 mg/kg/24 h ÷ q6h PO up to 250 mg/dose. Meningitis: 200–400 mg/kg/24 h ÷ q4–6h IV; ↓ in renal impair; take on empty stomach Caution: [B, M] Cross hypersensitivity w/ PCN Supplied: Caps 250, 500 mg; susp 100 mg/mL (reconstituted as drops), 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL; powder for inj 125 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg, 1 g, 2 g, 10 g/vial SE: D, skin rash, allergic Rxn Notes: Many strains of E.

5). Prevent spontaneous hemorrhage = 5% nl. Hemostasis after trauma/surgery = 30% nl. Head injuries, major surgery, or bleeding = 80–100% nl. ] Supplied: Check each vial for units contained SE: Rash, fever, HA, chills, N/V Antithymocyte Globulin. See Lymphocyte Immune Globulin, page 123 Apomorphine (Apokyn) WARNING: Do not administer IV Uses: *Acute, intermittent hypomobility (“off”) episodes of Parkinson Dz* Action: Dopamine agonist Dose: Adults. /–]; substrate & moderate inhibitor of CYP3A4; inducer of CYP2C9 Contra: Use w/ pimozide Supplied: Caps 80, 125 mg SE: Fatigue, asthenia, hiccups Notes: ↓ Effectiveness of PO contraceptives; ↓ effect of warfarin Aprotinin (Trasylol) Uses: *↓/Prevents blood loss during CABG* Action: Protease inhibitor, antifibrinolytic Dose: 1-mL IV test dose.

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