Medications

Lovenox Teaching 1864
SN advised patient don't rub the injection site. This could cause bruising. Don't push air bubbles out of the syringe unless your doctor tells you to. Each syringe comes with air bubbles. Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if: You cough up blood.You vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds.You pass maroon or very bloody stools.
Lovenox Teaching 1863
SN advised patient call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if: You have new bruises that are away from the injection site or blood spots under your skin, you have a nosebleed., you have blood in your urine.Your stools are black and tar-like or have streaks of blood, you have vaginal bleeding when you are not having your period, or heavy period bleeding.
Macrobid Teaching 1777
SN instructed that medication, Macrobid is an antibiotic used to treat bladder infections (acute cystitis). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Instructed that common side effects include, nausea, dizziness, and upset stomach.
Zithromax Teaching 1770
SN instructed patient and caregiver that Zithromax (Azithromycin) is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of bacterial infections. Most common side effects are diarrhea , nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting. Nervousness, dermatologic reactions, and anaphylaxis have been reported. As with all antimicrobial agents, pseudomembranous colitis can occur during and up to several weeks after azithromycin therapy.
Robitussin Teaching 1769
SN instructed patient that Robitussin its used as a cough medicine, and it is sell over the counter. It contains (Dextromethorphan and guaifenesin) a combination medicine used to treat cough and chest congestion caused by the common cold, infections, or allergies. Common side effects may include: dizziness, drowsiness; sleep problems (insomnia); diarrhea; or feeling nervous, restless, anxious, or irritable. Robitussin Overdose may cause breathing problems and cardiac arrhythmia.
Zocor Teaching 1767
SN instructed patient that Zocor( Simvastatin) may infrequently cause muscle problems , which can rarely lead to very serious conditions called rhabdomyolysis and autoimmune myopathy. Daily use of alcohol may increase your risk for liver problems, especially when combined with simvastatin.
Zocor Teaching 1766
SN instructed patient that Zocor( Simvastatin) reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL). Zocor is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. It is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors.
Avodart Teaching 1765
SN instructed patient that Avodart is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. It increases the risk of erectile dysfunction and decreased sexual desire, decreased ejaculate amount, breast enlargement or breast tenderness, among others.
Tramadol Teaching 1758
Instructed patient and caregiver about Tramadol. It is an opioid pain medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Serious side effects of Tramadol may include: seizures, increased risk of serotonin syndrome, decreased alertness, and drug addiction. Common side effects include: constipation, itchiness and nausea, etc. A change in dosage may be recommended in those with kidney or liver problems.
Cefalexin Teaching 1755
SN instructed patient and/or caregiver that Cephalexin is an antibiotic that can treat a number of bacterial infections. Common adverse effects of Cefalexin, like other oral cephalosporins, are gastrointestinal , disturbances and hypersensitivity reactions. Gastrointestinal disturbances include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Hypersensitivity reactions include skin rashes, urticaria, fever, and anaphylaxis. Pseudomembranous colitis has been reported with use of Cefalexin. Signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, trouble breathing, or red, blistered, swollen, or peeling skin.