Brand Name Drug Descriptions<br />Sabrina Scarborough<br />
Brand Names<br />Afrin<br />Hycodan<br />Robitussin<br />Ventolin<br />
Afrin<br />Nasal Spray<br />Relieves Nasal Congestion<br />Available Over-the-Counter<br />Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride<br ...
Hycodan<br />Opiate<br />Narcotic and Anticholinergic Suppressant<br />Combination medication<br />Temporary relieves coug...
Hycodan<br />Consult Physician If You Have the Following Medical Issues:   <br />Allergic to product<br />Diarrhea<br />Ta...
Robitussin<br />Expectorant<br />Extracts Mucus from Lungs, Bronchi and Trachea<br />Latin word <br />Expectorare <br />Ex...
Robitussin<br />Guaifenesin<br />Generic name<br />Promotes draining of mucus<br />Treatment for:<br />Common cold<br />Al...
Ventolin<br />Albuterol Sulfate<br />FDA approved May 1992<br />Inhalation Aerosol<br />Treatment for: <br />Asthma <br />...
Ventolin<br />CONSULT A PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE:  <br />COUGHING<br />WHEEZING<br />TROUBLE BREATHING<br />CHEST PAIN<...
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Sabrina Scarborough Drug Descriptions Chpt 7

  1. 1. Brand Name Drug Descriptions<br />Sabrina Scarborough<br />
  2. 2. Brand Names<br />Afrin<br />Hycodan<br />Robitussin<br />Ventolin<br />
  3. 3. Afrin<br />Nasal Spray<br />Relieves Nasal Congestion<br />Available Over-the-Counter<br />Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride<br />Generic name<br />Topical decongestant<br />Developed at Merck<br />
  4. 4. Hycodan<br />Opiate<br />Narcotic and Anticholinergic Suppressant<br />Combination medication<br />Temporary relieves cough<br />Works in Two Ways:<br />Dries up secretions<br />Depresses cough reflex in the brain<br />Hydrocodonel/Homatropine<br />
  5. 5. Hycodan<br />Consult Physician If You Have the Following Medical Issues: <br />Allergic to product<br />Diarrhea<br />Taking sodium oxybate<br />GHB<br />Often illegally sold and abused<br />Sold in “Social Settings”<br />Pregnant<br />Heart problems<br />High blood pressure<br />Lung Disease<br />
  6. 6. Robitussin<br />Expectorant<br />Extracts Mucus from Lungs, Bronchi and Trachea<br />Latin word <br />Expectorare <br />Expels from pectus (chest) <br />Available Over-the-Counter<br />“Robitussin High”<br />Often abused by teens<br />Slang terms:<br />DXM Abuse<br />Robo Tripping<br />
  7. 7. Robitussin<br />Guaifenesin<br />Generic name<br />Promotes draining of mucus<br />Treatment for:<br />Common cold<br />Allergies<br />Infections<br />
  8. 8. Ventolin<br />Albuterol Sulfate<br />FDA approved May 1992<br />Inhalation Aerosol<br />Treatment for: <br />Asthma <br />Dilates airways of the lungs<br />Relaxes muscles that surround airways<br />Bronchospasm<br />IF:<br />Airway disease is reversible <br />Patient is over 4 years old<br />
  9. 9. Ventolin<br />CONSULT A PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE: <br />COUGHING<br />WHEEZING<br />TROUBLE BREATHING<br />CHEST PAIN<br />LOW POTASSIUM<br />CONFUSION <br />UNEVEN HEART RATE<br />EXTREME THRIST<br />HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE<br />
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