The FDA updated the full prescribing information of ceftriaxone (Rocephin and generics). This is an update to a previous ( september 2007) alert on the risk of interaction between ceftriaxone and calcium-containing IV products, the 2007 alert was based on reported fatal cases in neonates.
Some of the drugs covered are: Amphotericin B, Ketoconazole (Nizoral), griseofulvin, terbinafine “Azole” antifungals: Fluconazole (Diflucan), Itraconazole, Vorconazole, Nystatin, Mycostatin
This video was developed by nursing students to explain in plain English the concepts of agonist, antagonist and intrinsic activity. The make use of simple analogies to make clear pharmacodynamics topics.
PowerPoint presentation on cardiovascular pharmacology for nurses. Drugs to treat hypertension, heart failure, MI, shock and arrhythmias reviewed
The following cardiovascular pharmacology presentation is a practical overview on hypertension, drugs used in heart failure, MI, shock and antiarrhythmics: More on nursing pharmacology
This video is targeted to nurses and nursing students, as a pharmacology review previous to the NCLEX exam. It reviews the following drug classes: Antimycobacterial (antitubercular) drugs: isoniazid, pyrazinamide, rifampin, ethambutol Drugs for the treatment of herpesvirus infections: acyclovir famciclovir Drugs for the treatment of influenza:amantadine, rimantadine, zanamivir, oseltamivir Drugs for the treatment of citomegalovirus […]
This video review covers the medications used for the treatment of HIV infection. The target audience of the review is nursing students and nurses, it covers mainly adverse effects of the different drug classes. More on nursing pharmacology Technorati : HIV, NCLEX, NRTIs, NNRTI, Nurses & nursing students
Below is a very good review presentation from NurseReview.org about drugs that affect the gastrointestinal system: 1. Drugs affecting GI secretions 2. Laxatives 3. Anti-diarrheals 4. Emetics and anti-emetics More on nursing pharmacology Technorati : Anti-diarrheals, Anti-emetics, Laxatives, NCLEX, Nurses & nursing students, PPI, pharmacology for nurses
This video pharmacology review for nurses deals with antibiotics: penicilins, cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, vancomycin and others. Part 2 covers: macrolides, , chloramphenicol, quinolones, and sulfonamides. There is a related animation that explains linezolid mechanism. More on nursing pharmacology Further reading Gilbert, D; Moellering R (editors) “Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy”, 39th edition. Antimicrobial therapy: 2009 Hauser, […]
This PowerPoint presentation developed by NurseReview.org summarizes core concepts of the drugs used for treatment of respiratory conditions. Antihistamines Antitussives Decongestants Drugs for COPD: Bronchodilators, inhaled steroids, Leukotriene receptor blockers Expectorants Great pharmacology slides for nurses and nursing students preparing for NCLEX-RN. More on nursing pharmacology