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Section 1

Question Answer
Colchisine trade nameColcrys
Colchisine/Colcrys functional classAntigout agent
Colchisine/Colcrys uses gout and gouty arthritis
Colchisine/Colcrys side effectsN/V, Hematuria, Pancytopenia
Colchisine/Colcrys nursing considerationsrelief of pain, CBC/platelets.
Teachavoid alcohol, pain, redness or hard areas
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Section 2

Question Answer
Divalproex sodium trade namedepakote
Divalproex/depakote functional classanticonvulsant/vascular headache suppresant
Divalproex/depakote usespetit mal, absence, mixed, seizures and prophylaxis of migraines
Divalproex/depakote side effectssedation, suicidal ideation, N/V/D
Divalproex/depakote nursing considerationslocation and type of seizure, suicidal ideation, blood studies AST, ALT
Teachphysical dependency could result, avoid driving, not to discontinue quickly cause seizues could occur
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Section 3

Question Answer
Famotidine trade namepepcid
famotidine/pepcid functional classH2 histamine receptor antagonist
famotidine/pepcid usesshort term or maintenance therapy of duodenal ulcers
famotidine/pepcid side effectsHA, Dysrhythmias and QT prolongation.
famotidine/pepcid nursing considerationscheck for epigastric pain, BUN and Hematuria
famotidine/pepcid teach patientavoid irritating foods, avoid smoking, decreased libido.
memorize