Drug Study

Topics: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Obstetrics Pages: 2 (492 words) Published: June 30, 2013
D. DRUG STUDY
Drug| Dosage, Frequency and Route| Action| Classification| Indication| Contraindication| Adverse Effects| Nursing Responsibilities| Generic Name:Hyoscine-N-butylbromideBrand Name:Buscopan| 1 amp q2 IV| * Hyoscine works by relaxing the muscle that is found in the walls of the stomach, intestines, bowel, bile duct and urinary tract.  * Hyoscine stops the spasms in the smooth muscle by preventing acetylcholine from acting on the muscle. * hyoscine reduces the muscle contractions.| * Antispasmodics * Anticholinergic| * Spasm in the genitourinary tract * Spasm in the gastrointestinal tract * Spasm in the biliary tract * colic| * Hypersensitivity to belladonna * Glaucoma * Prostatic * hypertrophy w/ urinary retention * mechanical stenosis of the GIT * pyloric obstruction * tachycardia * megacolon or myasthenia gravis.| * Constipation * decreased sweating,dryness of mouth,skin and eye * blurred feeling * bloating * dysuria * nausea or vomiting, * lightheadedness * headache * weakness| * Assess for eye pain * Assess for urinary hesitancy * Assess for constipation * Monitor urine output * Encourage patient to void. * Monitor BP for possible hypertension. * For pregnant women, monitor cervical effacement and dilatation.|

Drug| Dosage, Frequency and Route| Action| Classification| Indication| Contraindication| Adverse Effects| Nursing Responsibilities| Generic Name:OxytocinBrand Name:Pitocin| 10 units/ml in1ml ampule, vial or syringe incompatible IV solution.| * . Oxytocin induces rhythmic uterine contraction which increases throughout the pregnancy, reaching the max at term by proliferating oxytocin receptors. | * PharmacologicClass: Posterior pituitary hormone * Therapeutic Class: Uterine-active agent| * to induce or stimulate labor| * hypersensitive to drug when vaginal delivery is advised * cephalo pelvic disproportion is present...
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