GI

  1. Trimethobenzamide
    antiemetic agent used for relief of nausea and vomiting.
  2. diphenoxylate with atropine
    The client should understand that an adverse effect of this medication is that it may be habit forming, so careful adherence to proper dose is important. The medication is an antidiarrheal and therefore should not be taken with a laxative. Side effects of the medication include dry mouth and drowsiness. Drooling and irritability are not associated with the use of this medication.
  3. Dimenhydrinate
    used to prevent and treat the symptoms of dizziness, vertigo, nausea, and vomiting that accompany motion sickness. The other options are incorrect reasons for administering the medication.
  4. Mineral oil is best tolerated when it is given chilled or mixed with cold drinks. Mixing the oil with chocolate milk, blending it with ice cubes and fruit juice, or chilling it helps to disguise the taste. Administering mineral oil before meals would affect appetite.
  5. Medications to treat peptic ulcer disease include antacids, antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, cytoprotective therapy, and histamine H2-receptor blockers. NSAIDs are contraindicated in peptic ulcer disease because of the risk of bleeding.
    • Antacids
    • Antibiotics
    • Proton pump inhibitors
    • Cytoprotective therapy H
    • Histamine H2-receptor blockers
  6. Misoprostol is a gastric protectant and is given specifically to prevent this occurrence in clients taking NSAIDs frequently. Diarrhea can be a side effect of the medication but is not an intended effect.
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Faither77
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GI
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