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Chapter 7

  1. 1. Chapter 7<br />Esther Tharakaturi<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />In this powerpoint presentation I will talk about three different kinds of drugs which are Flonase, Allegra, and Ventolin<br />I will also talk about the what it is, the uses, and side effects.<br />
  3. 3. Flonase<br />The generic name : fluticasone nasal and the brand names: Flonase, Veramyst<br />Flonase is is a nasal spray that contains corticosteriodfluticasone. This prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.<br />Usually the uses for this drug are to treat nasal symptoms, for example congestion, runny nose, or even seasonal/year around allergies. <br />
  4. 4. Flonase<br />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.<br />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.<br />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.<br />
  5. 5. Flonase<br />Before using Flonase you should talk to your doctor if you have been sick or had an infection or if you have anything below :<br />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.<br />
  6. 6. Allegra<br />The generic name : fexofenadineand thebrand Names are Allegra, Allegra ODT.<br />Allegra is in tablet form and taken with a full glass of water.<br />This drug is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body.<br /> 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.<br />
  7. 7. Allegra<br />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.<br />The less serious side effects are: nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach; menstrual cramps; drowsiness, tired feeling; headache; muscle or back pain<br />
  8. 8. Allegra<br />Before taking Allegra you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have kidney disease.<br />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. <br />
  9. 9. Ventolin<br />The generic name is albuterol inhalation and the brand names are Accuneb, ProAir HFA, Proventil, Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA<br />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.<br />Ventolin is usually used to treat or prevent people with bronchospasm. People with reversible obstructive airway disease and to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.<br />
  10. 10. Ventolin<br />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).<br />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.<br />
  11. 11. Ventolin<br />Before using Ventolinyou should tell your doctor if you have any of the below illness:<br />heart disease, high blood pressure, or congestive heart failure; a heart rhythm disorder; a seizure disorder such as epilepsy; diabetes; or overactive thyroid.<br />You should not use Ventolin if you are allergic to albuterol.<br />