Pharmacology Case Study

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So much comes into play when diagnosing and prescribing. With more knowledge comes more experience in Pharmacology. I hope to take all this knowledge and make a natural language I can understand and communicate. But I take the time to share things I have researched and what I have grasped. Understanding the indicators are a crucial to seeing how to diagnose an individual. I have seen how symptoms can indicate a disease or condition. I have seen first hand how a relative has used multiple conditions to pinpoint what condition they had. It took time but after paying attention to every small condition there was a possible common denominator. Antimetabolites interfere with DNA and RNA synthesis by pretending to be a false metabolites which …show more content…

Clinical indications of beta-blockers are hypertension, angina pectoris and myocardial infarction(Klabunde, 2012). Patients should know these agents are not for people with Heart blocks, Bradycardia, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes(Klabunde, 2012). Beta-blockers common side effects are dizziness, weakness,drowsiness or fatigue, cold hands and feet, dry mouth, dry skin dry eyes, headache,upset stomach and diarrhea or constipation(Klabunde, 2012). Respiratory care drugs?here are some different categories or classification for respiratory drugs such as Antihistamines, Antitussives, drugs of cod, Decongestants, Expectorants(Doyle & Kowalak, 2008). I choose to speak on Mucolytics. Mucolytics are agents that break down mucus to help respiratory patients from coughing up thick secretion(Doyle & Kowalak, 2008).Acetylcysteine is a type of cod drug(Doyle & Kowalak, 2008). According to , acetylcysteine affects the mucoproteins by splitting apart disulfide bonds that are responsible for holding the mucus together(Doyle & Kowalak, 2008).Side effects for using Acetylcysteine are irritation of the respiratory tract, possibly bronchospasm and rash(Doyle & Kowalak, 2008).Indications for use are COPD, Cystic fibrosis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis and Atelectasis(Doyle & Kowalak, 2008). Patients should know to proceed with caution when acute bronchospasms, peptic ulcer and esophageal varices because the increase

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