Decent Essays
Nicola Lamb CU1572

The following is a list of legislations that has direct impact upon the handling of medication within in a social care setting,
The Medicines Act 1968
The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
The Misuse of Drugs(Safe Custody) Regulations 1973 SI 1973No 798 as amended
By Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001
The NHS Scotland Pharmaceutical Service (Regulations) 1995
The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 as amended by The Regulations of Care Act 2001
The Children Act 1989
The Children 's Act (Scotland) 1995
The Data Protection Act 1998
The Care Standards Act 2000
The Regulation of Care
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This prevents the excessive activity of dopamine. Side effects sleepiness, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, weight gain, weakness or loss of strength, stomach upsets such as constipation, increased appetite, abnormal dreams and nightmares, faster than normal heartbeat, a drop in blood pressure, shortness of breath, blurred vision, uncontrolled movements, problems with speech, irritability, fever.
Epilim is known for treating epilepsy, Epilim works by stabilizing electrical activity in the brain. Side effects disturbance of the stomach such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain, increased appetite and weight gain, temporary hair loss -re growth may be curly, increased alertness, aggression, hyperactivity, shaky movements and unsteady movements and unsteady walking, drowsiness, confusion, liver disorder, irregular or stopping of menstrual periods, skin rashes, increased hair growth.
Movical is used to promote bowl movements, Side effects stomach pain, diarrhoea, feeling sick, vomiting, swelling or bloated of the stomach, stomach rumbling and gurgling sounds due to movement in the intestines, wind, anal discomfort, headache.
Cetirizine is known for allergies, such as hay fever, treats the symptoms of inching, runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing. Side effects dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling, dry mouth, sore throat, coughs, feeling sick, constipation, headache.
Omprazole, used for treating
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