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  1. 1. Three drug prescriptions <br />Clorissa N. Bell<br /> Medical Terminology 120<br />
  2. 2. Allegra<br />Generic Name: <br />Fexofenadine is an antihistamine<br />This medicine is used for :<br />to treat or prevent symptoms of allergies<br />help reduce itchy skin rash and hives<br />
  3. 3. ALLEGRA<br />Things to avoid while taking Allegra<br />Antacids - can make it harder for your body to absorb this medication.<br />Fruit juices (such as apple, orange, or grapefruit).<br />Avoid taking any other cold or allergy medicines unless advised by your doctor.<br />Other drugs to avoid while taking Allegra<br />ketoconazole (Nizoral); or<br />erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole).<br />medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by Allegra.<br />Also notify doctor of other medications being taking at the time of the use of Allegra.<br />Where should Allegra be kept:<br />Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77degrees F). Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.<br />Keep out of reach from children<br />How To Take:<br />Follow the directions on the prescription label or doctor if told<br />You may take this medicine with food or on an empty stomach.<br />Take medicine regularly same time everyday<br />Do not take more medicine than needed<br />Side Affects:<br />cough<br />drowsiness<br />dry or irritated nose, mouth, or throat<br />Headache<br />menstrual changes<br />pain<br />stomach upset, nausea<br />Serious Side Affects:<br />allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue<br />breathing problems<br />chest pain<br />fast heartbeat<br />infection or fever<br />Seek medical attention if these symptoms occur.<br />
  4. 4. Cipro<br />Generic Name: <br />ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic<br />This medicine is used for<br />It is used to fight bacteria in the body.<br />used to prevent or slow anthrax after exposure.<br />
  5. 5. CIPRO<br />How to take:<br />Take Cipro exactly as prescribed by your doctor. <br />Do not take in larger or smaller amounts<br /> do not take longer than recommended. <br />Follow the directions on prescription label.<br />Take with a full glass of water (8 ounces). Drink extra glasses of water each day<br />taken with or without food<br />take it at the same time each day. <br />Side Effects:<br />nausea, vomiting;<br />dizziness or drowsiness;<br />blurred vision;<br />feeling nervous, anxious, or agitated; or<br />sleep problems (insomnia or nightmares).<br />Serious Side Effects:<br />severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;<br />sudden pain, snapping or popping sound, bruising, swelling, tenderness, stiffness, or loss of movement in any of your joints;<br />diarrhea that is watery or bloody;<br />confusion, hallucinations, depression, unusual thoughts or behavior;<br />seizure (convulsions);<br />pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, weakness;<br />urinating less than usual or not at all;<br />easy bruising or bleeding;<br />numbness, tingling, or unusual pain anywhere in your body;<br />the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild; or<br />severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.<br />Seek medical attention if these symptoms occur.<br />
  6. 6. CIPRO<br />Other drugs to avoid while taking cipro<br />tizanidine(Zanaflex).<br />blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);<br />clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo);<br />cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);<br />glyburide (Micronase, Diabeta, Glynase);<br />methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);<br />metoclopramide (Reglan);<br />phenytoin (Dilantin);<br />probenecid (Benemid);<br />ropinirole (Requip);<br />theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl);<br />NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)<br />naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet),<br />celecoxib (Celebrex), <br />diclofenac(Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), <br />indomethacin(Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), <br />steroid medication (prednisone and others).<br />Things to avoid while taking cipro<br />antacids that contain calcium, magnesium or aluminum (such as Tums, Mylanta, or Rolaids);<br />the ulcer medicine sucralfate (Carafate);<br />didanosine (Videx) powder or chewable tablets; or<br />vitamin or mineral supplements that contain calcium, iron, or zinc<br />Avoid caffeine while you are taking Cipro, because the medication can make the effects of caffeine stronger. <br />Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Cipro can make you sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors. <br />Also notify doctor of other medications<br />being taking at the time of the use of Cipro.<br />
  7. 7. CIPRO<br />Where should Cipro be stored :<br />Store Cipro at room temperature <br />Keep away from moisture and heat. <br />Do not allow the liquid medicine to freeze<br />
  8. 8. Mucomyst<br />Generic Name: <br />Acetylcysteine<br />This medicine is used<br />for :<br />used to thin the mucus <br />used in surgery or anesthesia<br />prepare the throat or lungs for a medical test. <br />How to take :<br />can be inhaled directly from the nebulizer, or with a face mask, mouth piece, tent, or intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) machine.<br />
  9. 9. Mucomyst<br />How to take<br />Use this medication exactly as prescribed by doctor<br />Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended by your doctor. <br />Follow the instructions on your prescription label.<br />Side Effects<br />unusual or unpleasant smell while using the medication;<br />sticky feeling around the nebulizer mask;<br />white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;<br />nausea, vomiting;<br />fever;<br />runny nose, sore throat;<br />drowsiness; or<br />skin rash or clammy feeling.<br />Serious Side Effects<br />allergic reaction: hives; <br />difficulty breathing <br />swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. <br />if you have chest tightness<br />Seek medical attention if these symptoms occur.<br />Things to avoid while taking Mucomyst<br />Interactions are not expected<br />Medicines to avoid while taking Mucomyst<br />Interactions are not expected<br />Also notify doctor of other medications being taking at the time of the use of Mucomyst.<br />Where should mucomyst be stored:<br />Store an unopened vial (bottle) of acetylcysteine at room temperature,<br />away from moisture and heat. <br />Diluted acetylcystine may also be stored in a refrigerator, but you must use it within 96 hours (4 days) after mixing. <br />Do not allow the medication to freeze. <br />