Grab our free cheatsheet covering the 50 most commonly prescribed medications right here: http://NRSNG.com/50meds Listen to all the episodes at: https://www.nrsng.com/medmaster-podcast/ View the blog post here: https://www.nrsng.com/digoxin-lanoxin/ Digoxin Generic Name: digoxin Trade Name: Lanoxin Indication: CHF, A-fib, A-flutter Action Positive inotropic effect (increases force of myocardial contraction), prolongs refractory period, ↓ conduction through SA and AV nodes. Essentially digoxin is given to increase cardiac output and slow the rate. Therapeutic Class: antiarrhythmic, inotropics Pharmacologic Class: digitalis glycosides Nursing Considerations: Excreted by kidneys Assess patient for hypersensitivity Contraindicated with uncontrolled ventricular arryhtmias Hypokalemia increase risk for toxcicity Hypercalcemia ↑ risk for toxicity Use caution with diuretic use as they may cause electrolyte abnormalities that can lead to toxicity Assess patient for cardiac arrythmias including bradycardia Signs of toxicity include vision changes (blurred vision, yellow, green vision disturbances) Monitor pulse rate for 1 full minute prior to dosing patient (hold for pulse less than 60)
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Pronunciation flashcards for the print, e-book, and pharmacology audiobook Memorizing Pharmacology: A Relaxed Approach. More difficult medication names will have two pronunciation videos, a flashcard short version and an extended version breaking the pronunciation down syllable by syllable.
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Such a riveting, edge-of-your-seat topic of membrane a stabilizing drugs. Isn't this topic the whole reason we became pain specialists?
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This video shows pronunciation of verapamil in a sentence, verapamil meaning, verapamil definition, verapamil phonetic, verapamil synonym and verapamil example verapamil Definition/Meaning : a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine verapamil Phonetic : [verapamil] verapamil Examples : If the fibrillation continues, the response of the ventricle can be slowed by beta blockers, verapamil or digitalis. The patient was treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics, verapamil and digoxin, and oxygen, and anticoagulation was adjusted. I take the blood pressure medicine, verapamil, at bedtime. 1,00,000 words with definition, phonetic and examples are available at http://www.dictionguru.com
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