Mary with hypertensions
Judy with migraine headaches
Constance with peptic ulcer disease
Clair with chronic constipation
325 mg q 8 h
650 mg q 4 to 6 h
325 mg q 4 h
650 mg q 12 h
5 - 8 g
10 - 30 g
50 - 100 g
40 - 60 g
Headache, tinnitus, and GI distress
Resp stimulation, constipation, GI distress
GI distress, diarrhea, and resp depression
Headache, hypervigilance, and confusion
2 to 4 h
If one medication does not work, none will
A benefit of NSAIDs therapy is a longer duration of action than that provided by salicyclates
There is a cross-sensitivity among all NSAIDs
Unlike salicyclates, NSAIDs do not have antiplatelet actvitiy
It does not have antiplatelet activity
It has increased antiplatelet activity
It has an increased risk for CNS depression
It has a decreased risk of CNS depression
Analgestic and anti-inflammatory
Antipyretic and antiplatelet
Antiplatelet and anti-inflammatory
Analgestic and antipyretic
Kelly, age 30, who is pregnant
Helen, age 16, who has history of seizure disorder
Mark, age 55, with history of hepatitis
John, age 40, who is an alcoholic
Inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis
Vasoconstriction and inhibiting the release of proinflammatory neuropeptides
Enhancing the release of proinflammatory neuropeptides
Stimulating prostaglandin synthesis
"Be sure to increase the intake of your fluids"
"Do not take sumatriptan for ordinary headaches"
"You can take as many as 3 tablets in an hour for a really bad headache"
"Drink a caffeine product if your headache is not relieved in an hour"
"Take the aspirin at least 4 times a day. If there is no relief, take another dose"
"Because of your age, you should limit your aspirin intake to only 6 per day"
"You have three predisposing factors for an increased risk to develop an ulcer with aspirin therapy. Let's start with trying to quit smoking"
"You just can't take these pills because of your lifestyle. Get used to the discomfort"
CBC every other day
Need to be increased
Need to be decreased
Monitor renal output
Monitor for CHF
Monitor for lost of hypertension control
Monitor for constipation
"Taking these drugs together is not a problem"
"We will monitor your lithium level closely and make any adjustments necessary"
"Call us if you have any adverse reactions. You should be OK"
"I'm not sure why your provider prescribed this. It's pretty dangerous"
"It may take up to 2 weeks to feel the benefit of this medication"
"I guess you should make an appt and get something else"
"Your burstis is obviously resistant to NSAIDs"
"It might work better if you double the dose for a few days"