MedGuides

  1. When to give MedGuides?
    • EVERY time in outpatient setting without supervision of a healthcare provider,
    • ONLY first time to healthcare provider for administration in outpatient setting,
    • When people ask for it,
    • When it is revised,
    • if it's REMS
  2. Generally types of drugs needing MedGuides
    antidepressants, some antipsychotics, anticonvulsants, LABA, most antiarrhythmics and NSAIDs, for insomnia, ADHD drugs, some diabetes drugs, retinoids, others
  3. MedGuide: antidepressants (13)
    • bupropion (Wellbutrin),
    • citalopram (Celexa),
    • doxepin (Sinequan),
    • duloxetine (Cymbalta),
    • escitalopram (Lexapro),
    • fluoxetine (Prozac),
    • imipramine (Tofranil),
    • mirtazapine (Remeron),
    • nortriptyline (Pamelor),
    • paroxetine (Paxil),
    • sertraline (Zoloft),
    • trazodone (Desyrel),
    • venlafaxine (Effexor)
  4. MedGuide: NSAIDs (12)
    • celecoxib (Celebrex),
    • diclofenac (Voltaren, Flector, Cambia),
    • diclofenac/misoprostol (Arthrotec),
    • etodolac (Lodine), 
    • ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin),
    • ibuprofen/hydrocodone (Vicoprofen),
    • indomethacin (Indocin),
    • ketorolac (SPRIX),
    • meloxicam (Mobic),
    • nabumatone (Relafen),
    • naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox),
    • oxaprozin (Daypro)
  5. MedGuide: insomnia (6)
    • eszopiclone (Lunesta),
    • ramelteon (Rozerem),
    • temazepam (Restoril),
    • triazolam (Halcion),
    • zaleplon (Sonata),
    • zolpidem (Ambien)
  6. MedGuide: LABA (5)
    • arformoterol (Brovana),
    • formoterol (Foradil Aerolizer, Perforomist),
    • formoterol/budesonide (Symbicort),
    • salmeterol (Serevent Diskus),
    • salmeterol/fluticasone (Advair Diskus, Advair HFA)
  7. MedGuide: ADHD drugs (6)
    • atomoxetine (Strattera),
    • dexmethylphenidate (Focalin),
    • dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine),
    • dextroamphetamine/amphetamine (Adderall),
    • lisdexamfetamine (Vyvanse),
    • methylphenidate (Concerta, Daytrana, Metadate CD, Methylin, Ritalin)
  8. MedGuide: diabetes drugs (5)
    • exenatide (Bydureon, Byetta),
    • pioglitazone (Actos),
    • pioglitazone/metformin (Actoplus Met),
    • rosiglitazone (Avandia),
    • rosiglitazone/metformin (Avandamet)
  9. MedGuide: antipsychotics (2)
    • aripiprazole (Abilify),
    • quetiapine (Seroquel)
  10. MedGuide: antiarrhythmics (1)
    amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone)
  11. MedGuide: retinoids (2)
    • acitretin (Soriatane),
    • isotretinoin (Absorica, Amnesteem, Claravis, Myorisan, Zenatane)
  12. MedGuide: Others (10)
    • bupropion (Zyban),
    • fentanyl (Duragesic, Fentora),
    • pimecrolimus (Elidel),
    • raloxifene (Evista),
    • tacrolimus (Protopic, Prograf, Astagraf),
    • tamoxifen (Soltamox),
    • teriparatide (Forteo),
    • testosterone (Androgel),
    • varenicline (Chantix),
    • warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven)
Author
VASUpharm14
ID
341672
Card Set
MedGuides
Description
FDA approved for significant health concerns **disclaimer: over 240 meds, so these are only select
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