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In this nursing pharmacology guide for student nurses, learn about the uses and nursing care plan considerations needed for patients taking antacids.
Learn about proton pump inhibitors, its uses, and the nursing considerations for patients using them.
Immunostimulants or immune stimulants are drugs that energize the immune system when it is exhausted from fighting prolonged invasion or when the immune system needs help fighting a specific pathogen or cancer cell. It is one of the classifications of drug class called immunomodulators.
Here are six things nurses need to know if they commit a medication error:
Antivirals are agents used to treat the diseases caused by viruses such as warts and common colds.
Antifungals are used to treat mycosis, or infections caused by fungi.
Anti-infective agents are drugs utilized to exert effect on invading foreign organisms on the body, especially those which can cause infection.
Antiprotozoals are agents used to treat protozoan infections. Protozoan infections are common in tropical areas.
Antineoplastic agents comprise one aspect of chemotherapy.
Antibiotics are agents made from living microorganisms, synthetic manufacturing, and genetic engineering that are used to inhibit specific bacteria.