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What is the onset for NPH insulin?

2-4 hours

What is the duration for NPH insulin?

12-18 hours

What is the peak for NPH insulin?

4-12 hours

What are the rights of medication administration?

Medication, Dosage, Patient, Route, Reason, Time

What is the onset for Regular insulin?

30 mins

What is the peak for Regular insulin?

2-3 hours

What is the duration for Regular insulin?

3-6 hours

What is the onset for Lantus insulin?

2 hours

What is the peak for Lantus insulin?

there is no peak

What is the duration for Lantus insulin?

24+ hours

Furosemide is a diuretic that can treat fluid retention for edema and swelling


Brand names for Furosemide include Lasix, Uremide and Discoid


Furosemide is also referred to as the water pill


Furosemide contraindications include allergic reactions, low blood pressure, and signs of dehydration


Side Effects for Furosemide include: Peeing more than usual, Feeling Thirsty and dry mouth


Furosemide safety instructions include:

Furosemide may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight, use sunscreen, hat or protective clothing.

Metformin is used to help control the amount of glucose in your blood. It decreases the amount of glucose you absorb from your food and the amount of glucose made by your liver


Brandnames for Metformin include: (FOR) Fortamet, Obimet, Riomet


Side effects of Metformin include:

Diarrhea, bloating, stomach pain

Contraindications in Metformin include: Renal dysfunction, hypersensitivity to metformin, and acute or chronic metabolic acidosis.


Safety instructions for Metformin include:

Should be taken with meals to help reduce stomach or bowel side effects, swallow with full glass of water and do not break, crush or chew.

Acetaminophen contraindications include:

allergic reactions, severe liver disease, 3+ alcoholic beverages daily

Acetaminophen is used as a fever reducer and to treat mild pain from headaches, muscle aches, menstrual periods, tooth aches.. etc


Side effects of Acetaminophen include: Skin rash, too much can cause liver damage, and anemia


Acetaminophen brand names include: Tylenol, Excedrin, and Nyquil


What are safety instructions for Acetaminophen?

No more than 4grams daily (within 24 hours). Take as directed on the label and do not take more than one product that contains acetaminophen at a time.

Metoprolol is a medication for:

Lowering heart rate and blood pressure

Metaprolol contraindications include: allergic reaction, low blood pressure, and lung disease


Metoprolol side effects include: tiredness, dizziness, and blurred vision


Metoprolol brandnames include: Lopressor, Toprol XL and Metoprolol ER


Metoprolol safety instructions include: dizziness may occur when getting up suddenly, get up slowly. Avoid alcohol with the extended release tablets and consult a physician before stopping dosages; doctor may lessen dosages before completely stopping.


Match the medication to the right description

Metoprolol = Reduces heart rate and blood pressure Acetaminophen = good for mild to moderate pain ; fever reducer Metformin = Helps to control amount of glucose in your blood Furosemide = helps with swelling and edema; treats fluid retention

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