Urinary, Gastrointestinal, and Endocrine Medications

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Question Description

  • In Part-1, you will be completing a Classification of Drugs Worksheet.
  • In Part-2, you will be creating Patient Education materials.

Download the Module 03 - Course Project Assignment Worksheet and use it to complete this assignment.

Part-1: Classification of Drugs Worksheet

In this part of the assignment you will be researching medications used to treat urinary, gastrointestinal, and endocrine conditions. You will choose 2 medications for each classification and use the worksheet provided to include the following for each of the drugs:

  1. generic and brand name
  2. possible side effects and contraindications
  3. recommended adult dosage
  4. routes of administration / drug forms
  5. therapeutic use
  6. pregnancy category
  7. the drug reference used

Part-2: Creating Patient Education Materials

Patient education enables the patient to make informed decisions about his/her current treatment plan. It is important that the information you provide to your patients is in lay terms and that your patient responds with verbalizing an understanding.

For this assignment, research the drug Metformin. Use the space provided in this module's worksheet and write 1-2 paragraphs explaining to the patient how this medication should be taken and when. Be sure to discuss any possible side-effects or adverse effects. Help the patient understand why this medication was prescribed.

Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.

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Missmourine
School: Duke University

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Module 03 - Urinary, Gastrointestinal, and Endocrine Medications
Part-1: Classification of Drugs
Generic / Brand Name
Example

acyclovir/Zovirax

Urinary Drug 1

Tolterodine (Detrol)

Urinary Drug 2

Imipramine(Tofranil)

Possible Side Effects
and
Contraindications
Itching, hives,
blistering,
confusion, fever,
bleeding bruising

Recommended
Adult
Dosage
Cream: 5x a
day for 4 days

Routes of
Administration /
Drug Forms
Po, injection,
topically

dry mouth, dry
eyes, blurred
vision, dizziness,
drowsiness,
constipation,
diarrhea, stomach
pain or upset
Confusion,
extrapyramidal
symptoms (EPS),
dizziness,
paresthesia,
tinnitus

2mg twice daily

PO

100-150
mg/day

Pregnancy
Category

Reference or
resource...

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