Antitussives Nursing Pharmacology Guide

Antitussives

Antitussives act on the cough-control center in the medulla to suppress the cough reflex; if the cough is nonproductive and irritating, an antitussive may be taken.

Lung Surfactants Nursing Pharmacology Guide

Lung Surfactants

Lung surfactants are naturally occurring compounds or lipoproteins containing lipids and apoproteins that reduce the surface tension within the alveoli, allowing expansion of the alveoli for gas exchange.

Inhaled Steroids Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Inhaled Steroids

Learn about inhaled steroids in this nursing pharmacology guide for student nurses! Get to know its uses, side-effects, nursing considerations and more.

Antacid Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Antacids

In this nursing pharmacology guide for student nurses, learn about the uses and nursing care plan considerations needed for patients taking antacids.

Female Reproductive System Drugs

The female reproductive system works in a cyclical fashion and altering the components of this cycle can have a variety of effects to the body. Hormones and hormonal-like agents are primarily the drugs that affect the female reproductive system.