and Coumadin (brand of warfarin) share a common feature with regard to dosing for desired effect.
Home/Admission Medications Torsemide 100 mg twice daily, Acetylsalicyclic acid 81 mg daily, Warfarin 2.5 mg daily, Metoprolol 25 mg daily, Isosorbide mononitrate 120 mg daily, Atorvastatin 40 mg nightly, Lanoxin
0.125 mg every other day, Insulin 70/30 twice daily, Fluticasone propionate and Salmeterol inhaler 250/50 one puff twice daily, Tiopropium Bromide inhaled 18 mcg daily, Ipratropium inhaler prn Medications added on admission: Furosemide 20mg/hr intravenously
Many drugs in clinical today have botanical origins such as aspirin, lanoxin
His atrial fibrillation since the age of eight was controlled with Lanoxin
Aspen recently strengthened its intellectual property portfolio with the acquisition of Eltroxin, Lanoxin
, Imuran and Zyloric from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
Diuretics also may be contraindicated in those with kidney problems and those who take digoxin (Digitek, Lanoxin
) or digitalis (Crystodigin) for heart problems.
For years I took Lanoxin
. I see a cardiologist once a year.
The 78-year-old suffers from glaucoma, heart disease and diabetes - and every day he takes three glucopage, two lynoxin, 75ml of betabloc, 20ml of Nexium, warfarin, lanoxin
It is often marketed under the trade name Lanoxin
. Quinine was extracted from the bark of the South American Chinchona tree and named in 1820.
Drugs that have been associated with unintentional weight loss include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as Paxil, Prozac, and Celexa; cardiac agents such as Lasix, Lanoxin
, and Vascor; amphetamines; appetite suppressants such as Adderall, Dexedrine, Cylert, Meridia, and Ritalin; and benzodiazepines such as Ativan and Klonopin.
DRG 127 Congestive Heart Failure CHF frequently is precipitated by an acute anginal attack and if present on admission and treated (such as Lasix or Lanoxin
) may be sequenced first.
East Weekly Medication Variance Report Nurse Patient Medication Nancy Ford Joseph Kennedy Lanoxin
Betty Jones Barbara Klein Atenolol Janice Helm Helen Jenkins Penicillin Janice Helm Sally Parker Caphalexin Janice Helm Ken Jackson Lanoxin
Ned Holmes Ted Stenner Atenolol Jim Frammer Joseph Kennedy Penicillin Jim Frammer Ted Stenner Lanoxin
Jim Frammer Marcia Nole Lanoxin
Nurse Alert Comment Nancy Ford Missed dose Patient off unit Betty Jones Late dose Drug not available Janice Helm Late dose Janice Helm Late dose Janice Helm Late dose Ned Holmes Late dose Drug not available Jim Frammer Wrong patient Jim Frammer Wrong time Jim Frammer Wrong drug REFERENCES
further notes that Ingram is CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, which markets Lanoxin
, a drug widely used by seniors to avert congestive heart failure.
, a branded version of the unpatented digitalis preparation digoxin, provides a compelling example.
The patient reported a history of tachycardia of unknown origin since the age of 17 years for which she was taking digoxin (Lanoxin