Patches

  1. Which patch can you cut?
    lidocaine (Lidoderm)
  2. Patches need to be removed prior to MRI (6)
    • clonidine (Catapres-TTS),
    • diclofenac (Flector),
    • estrogen (some, Alora),
    • rotigotine (Neupro),
    • scopolamine (Transderm Scop),
    • testosterone (Androderm)
  3. Patch Frequency: daily regular (6)
    • methylphenidate (Daytrana) - QAM, 2 hours prior to school - [hip],
    • nicotine (NicoDerm CQ),
    • rivastigmine (Exelon) - [upper outer arm, upper chest, back],
    • rotigotine (Neupro) - [shoulder, upper outer arm, hip, lower abdomen, upper thigh, flank],
    • selegiline (Ensam) - [upper torso, upper outer arm, upper thigh],
    • testosterone (Androderm) - nightly, not on scrotum - [upper outer arm, lower abdomen, upper thigh, back]
  4. Patch Frequency: daily specials (2)
    • lidocaine (Lidoderm) - 1-3 patches on for 12 hours, off 12 hours prn
    • nitroglycerin (Minitran, Nitro-Dur) - 12-14 hours, off 10-12 hours/day
  5. Patch Frequency: twice daily (1)
    diclofenac (Flector)
  6. Patch Frequency: twice weekly (2)
    • estradiol (Alora, Vivelle-Dot) - continuous or cyclic (3 weeks on, 1 week off) - [buttock, preferred lower abdomen]
    • oxybutynin (Oxytrol) - [hip, lower abdomen, buttock]
  7. Patch Frequency: once weekly (5)
    • clonidine (Catapres-TTS) - [upper outer arm, upper chest, back),
    • estradiol (Climara, Menostar) - continuous or cyclic (3 weeks on, 1 week off) - [lower abdomen]
    • estradiol/levonorgestral (ClimaraPro)
    • ethinyl estradiol/norelgestromin (Xulane) - weekly for 3 weeks, off for the 4th week - [Ortho Evra - upper outer arm, lower abdomen, buttock],
    • buprenorphine (Butrans) - [upper outer arm, upper chest (and side), back]
  8. Patch Frequency: Q72H (3 days), other (2)
    • fentanyl (Duragesic) - Q72H, if wears off change to Q48H - [upper outer arm, upper chest, flank, back]
    • scopolamine (Transderm Scop) - Q72H, if needed - [behind the ear]
Author
VASUpharm14
ID
341687
Card Set
Patches
Description
like patch adams
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