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Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:59 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

A scopolamine patch (Transdermal Scop or Transderm- V) is an adhesive medication patch that is applied to the skin behind the ear. The patch is treated with the belladonna alkaloid scopolamine, an anticholinergic drug that is a central nervous system depressant and an antiemetic. Scopolamine patches are prescribed to reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:59 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

The proton pump inhibitors are also very safe, but have been associated with rare but severe skin reactions. Patients should be sure to report any rash or change in the appearance of the skin when taking these drugs. The following adverse reactions are also possible: – stomach cramps –  weakness –  chest pain –  constipation […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:11 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Post-surgical pain is a complex response to tissue trauma during surgery that stimulates hypersensitivity of the central nervous system. The result is pain in areas not directly affected by the surgical procedure. Post-operative pain may be experienced by an inpatient or outpatient. It can be felt after any surgical procedure, whether it is minor dental […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:41 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Post-surgery pain management : In most hospitals during the past century, post-surgical pain management consisted only of the administration of analgesics and narcotics immediately after surgery. These drugs were usually given by intravenous or intramuscular injection, or by mouth. This is still a viable method for managing post-operative pain. Management of these drugs, nevertheless, has […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:33 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Patient-controlled analgesia : Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is a means for the patient to self-administer analgesics (pain medications) intravenously by using a computerized pump, which introduces specific doses into an intravenous line. The purpose of PCA is improved pain control. The patient receives immediate delivery of pain medication without the need for a nurse to administer […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:03 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Pain management – definition If pain can be defined as a highly unpleasant, individualized experience of one of the body’s defense mechanisms indicating an injury or problem, pain management encompasses all interventions used to understand and ease pain, and, if possible, to alleviate the cause of the pain. Purpose Pain serves to alert a person […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:52 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs Definition : Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are medications other than corticosteroids that relieve pain, swelling, stiffness, and inflammation. Purpose Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are prescribed for a variety of painful conditions, including arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, gout, menstrual cramps, sprains, strains, and other injuries. They may be used for treatment of post-surgical pain that […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:30 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Muscle relaxants Definition : Skeletal muscle relaxants are drugs that relax striated muscles (those that control the skeleton). They are a separate class of drugs from the muscle relaxant drugs used during intubations and surgery to reduce the need for anesthesia and facilitate intubation. Purpose Skeletal muscle relaxants may be used for relief of spasticity […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 12:10 PM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Laxatives Definition : Laxatives are products that promote bowel movements. Purpose : Laxatives are used to treat constipation – the passage of small amounts of hard, dry stools, usually fewer than three times a week. Before recommending use of laxatives, differential diagnosis should be performed. Prolonged constipation may be evidence of a significant problem such […]

Op. Dr. Ali GÜRTUNA On 21 Mar, 2012 At 11:47 AM | Kategori: Online Pharmacy

Special conditions People who have certain diseases or disorders, or who are taking certain other medicines may have problems if they take immunosuppressant drugs. Before taking these drugs, patients should inform the prescribing physician about any of the following conditions: ALLERGIES. Anyone who has had unusual reactions to immunosuppressant drugs in the past should let […]

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