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  • 1. Chapter 7
    Esther Tharakaturi
  • 2. Introduction
    In this powerpoint presentation I will talk about three different kinds of drugs which are Flonase, Allegra, and Ventolin
    I will also talk about the what it is, the uses, and side effects.
  • 3. Flonase
    The generic name : fluticasone nasal and the brand names: Flonase, Veramyst
    Flonase is is a nasal spray that contains corticosteriodfluticasone. This prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
    Usually the uses for this drug are to treat nasal symptoms, for example congestion, runny nose, or even seasonal/year around allergies.
  • 4. Flonase
    It is important to avoid or being near people that are sick or have infections because Flonase can lower the blood cells that help fight infections.
    The serious side effects are: severe or ongoing nose bleed; sores in the nose that won't heal; vision problems; or fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms if you have any of these emergency medical help is needed.
    The less serious side effects are: headache, back pain; minor nose bleed; menstrual problems, loss of interest in sex; sinus pain, cough, sore throat; or sores or white patches inside or around your nose.
  • 5. Flonase
    Before using Flonase you should talk to your doctor if you have been sick or had an infection or if you have anything below :
    glaucoma or cataracts; liver disease; herpes simplex virus of your eyes; tuberculosis or any other infection or illness; sores or ulcers inside your nose; or if you have recently had injury of or surgery on your nose.
  • 6. Allegra
    The generic name : fexofenadineand thebrand Names are Allegra, Allegra ODT.
    Allegra is in tablet form and taken with a full glass of water.
    This drug is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body.
    Histamine is was causes symptoms like sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. It can also be used to treat skin itching and hives that are caused by a condition called chronic idiopathic urticaria in adults and children.
  • 7. Allegra
    The serious side effects are : hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat if any of these symptoms are present should seek emergency help.
    The less serious side effects are: nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach; menstrual cramps; drowsiness, tired feeling; headache; muscle or back pain
  • 8. Allegra
    Before taking Allegra you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have kidney disease.
    It is also important to let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant because it is not yet known what effects may come about.
  • 9. Ventolin
    The generic name is albuterol inhalation and the brand names are Accuneb, ProAir HFA, Proventil, Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA
    This drug is a sympathomimetic bronchodilator that relaxes the smooth muscle in the airways which allows air to flow in and out of the lungs more easily.
    Ventolin is usually used to treat or prevent people with bronchospasm. People with reversible obstructive airway disease and to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.
  • 10. Ventolin
    The serious side effects are bronchospasmwheezing, chest tightness, trouble breathing,chest pain and fast, pounding, or uneven heart beats;tremor, nervousness; low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling); or dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats, seizure).
    The less serious effects are headache, dizziness, nervousness; sleep problems (insomnia);cough, hoarseness, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose; dry mouth and throat;muscle pain; or diarrhea.
  • 11. Ventolin
    Before using Ventolinyou should tell your doctor if you have any of the below illness:
    heart disease, high blood pressure, or congestive heart failure; a heart rhythm disorder; a seizure disorder such as epilepsy; diabetes; or overactive thyroid.
    You should not use Ventolin if you are allergic to albuterol.

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