Instructed patient to talk to your doctor before you take any prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, antibiotics, vitamins, or natural health products.
Instructed patient if you are taking a blood thinner, be sure you get instructions about how to take your medicine safely. Blood thinners can cause serious bleeding problems.
Instructed patient about take precautions don't rub the injection site. This could cause bruising.
Instructed patient Lovenox to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is a blood clot in the legs, pelvis, or arms.
SN instruct on medication compliance to better control the patients disease process, to refill medication on time to prevent missed/skipped doses. Also Instructed to pt to take each medication exactly as it has been prescribed, make sure that all your doctors know about all your medications, and let your doctors know about any other over the counter (OTC) medications, vitamins and supplements, or herbs that you use as well as any allergies to any medication.
SN instructed that when you're congested, it’s because your nasal passages are swollen. This makes them feel blocked. The swelling leads to increased mucus production, which causes a runny nose. When DNSs such as Afrin shrink blood vessels, they reduce the inflammation and the associated mucus production providing temporary relief.
SN instructed patient and caregiver instructed on medication Amiodarone. This medication is used to stabilize the rhythm of your heart. Amiodarone is used to treat ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. Take this medication at the same time daily as directed. May take with or without food. Avoid grapefruit, St. John's wort, & sunlight or tanning beds.
Educated on new medication trazadone. Common side-effects include dry mouth, feeling faint, vomiting, and headache. More serious side effects may include suicide, mania, irregular heart rate, and pathologically prolonged erections.It is unclear if use during pregnancy or breastfeeding is safe. It is a phenylpiperazine compound of the serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI) class. Trazodone also has sedating effects.
SN instructed patient and caregiver in medication Famotidine is used to treat ulcers gastroesophageal reflux. Both the patient and the caregiver verbalized understanding.. Both the patient and the caregiver verbalized understanding.
Patient and caregiver instructed on precautions regarding medications like always check expirations date on medications, and dispose of expired meds, take all meds exactly as ordered. Never share medications with friends or family members or take medications that are not prescribed for you, keep medications out of reach of children, do not mix medications in bottles. Patient/caregiver instructed to keep an updated medication list in the home. Always take or send medication list to hospital or doctor's appointments with patient.