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Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
Antibiotics That Require Frequent Monitoring
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  • 1. Antibiotics that Require Frequent Monitoring (Aminoglycosides)
  • 2. 35 mcg/ml Peaks 5 mcg/ml Troughs Amikacin Drugs
  • 3.  
  • 4. 10 mcg/ml Peaks 2 mcg/ml Troughs Gentamicin Drugs
  • 5.  
  • 6. 35 mcg/ml Peaks 5 mcg/ml Troughs Kanamycin Drugs
  • 7.  
  • 8. 16 mcg/ml Peaks 2 mcg/ml Troughs Neomycin Drugs
  • 9.  
  • 10. 25 mcg/ml Peaks Varies Troughs Streptomycin Drugs
  • 11.  
  • 12. 20 mcg/ml Peaks 2 mcg/ml Troughs Tobramycin Drugs
  • 13.  
  • 14. 25 mcg/ml Peaks 5-10 mcg/ml Troughs Vancomycin Drugs
  • 15.  
  • 16.
    • Aminoglycosides must be monitored carefully for side effects including ototoxicity (vestibular and cochlear), nephrotoxicity , neurotoxicity , and hypersensitivity reactions. Monitor patients for tinnitus, vertigo, hearing loss, rash, dizziness, or difficulty urinating. 
  • 17.
    • Renal lab tests that must be monitored include urinalysis, specific gravity, BUN, creatinine, and creatinine clearance. 
  • 18.
    • Liver lab tests that must be monitored include , AST (SGOT), ALT (SGPT), serum alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin, creatinien, and LDH concentrations.
  • 19.
    • Trough# levels are referred to as the minimum drug concentration that proceeds the administration of a single dose of medication. Trough levels should be drawn just prior to the next dose
  • 20.
    • Peak* levels are referred to as the maximum drug concentration that follows the administration of a single dose of medication. Peak levels should be drawn 1 hour after IM injections and 30 minutes after a 30-minute IV infusion is completed. 
  • 21. “ Nurses Informations” http://nursesinformations.blogspot.com

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