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Serc (Betahistine Dihydrochloride) Drug Study

Serc (Betahistine Dihydrochloride) Drug Study

Brand Name: Serc Generic Name: Betahistine Dihydrochloride Classification: Antiemetic and Antivertigo Availability: Tablet: 8mg, 16mg, 24mg Action: It has a histamine-like action. It is readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. It is converted to two metabolites and peak concentrations in blood of the two metabolites are achieved within 3 to 5 hours. Most of a dose...
Burns Nursing Care Plan (NCP) - Risk for infection

Burns Nursing Care Plan (NCP) – Risk for infection

Burns are injuries in the integumentary system cause by friction, heat, chemicals, and electricity. Management and treatment of burns is essential because it is painful and it can cause physical deformities. There are three types of burns: First degree burns. This is the most common and least serious among the three. It only affects the...
Thoracentesis Nursing Procedure

Thoracentesis Nursing Procedure

Thoracentesis is the aspiration of fluid from the chest or pleural cavity. It is done for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes. It is therapeutic for patients with hydrothorax when absorption of fluid fails, also for patients with dyspnea and pain resulting from accumulation of fluids and lastly to introduce medications. The puncture site for thoracentesis is...
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Nursing Care Plan

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Nursing Care Plan

Acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS) is not a disease in itself, it is a syndrome. It is the reaction of the lungs to infection or trauma. It is characterized by hypoxemia and bilateral pulmonary infiltrates. Basically, this condition prevents oxygen from getting into the lungs because of the accumulation of fluids in the air sacs Causes...
Buscopan (Hyoscine-N-butylbromide) Drug study

Buscopan (Hyoscine-N-butylbromide) Drug study

Brand Name: Buscopan Generic Name: Hyoscine-N-butylbromide Classification: Antispasmodics Pregnancy Category: C Availability: Tablet 10 mg,Ampule 20mg Action: The mechanism of action of Buscopan is that it blocks the muscarinic receptors found on the smooth muscle walls which means its blocks the action of acetylcholine on the receptors found within the smooth muscle of the gastrointestinal...
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