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Nursing2015

October 2004, Volume 34 Number 10 , p 74 - 74

Author

  • MARCY PORTNOFF GEVER PHARMD, MED

Abstract

Outline

  • SECTION I

  • SECTION II

    But do you know what's in them? To find out, match each combination of ingredients in Section II with its correct name in Section I.

    SECTION I

    ____1. Nucofed (Monarch Pharmaceuticals)

    ____2. Combivir (GlaxoSmithKline)

    ____3. Aggrenox (Boehringer Ingelheim)

    ____4. Metaglip (Bristol-Myers Squibb)

    ____5. Lessina (Barr)

    SECTION II

    a. lamivudine, 150 mg; zidovudine, 300 mg Prescribed to treat HIV infection, this combination contains the synthetic nucleoside analogues lamivudine and zidovudine. Taking it can cause the patient to develop neutropenia and severe anemia, so stress the importance of regular blood counts.

    b. glipizide, 2.5 mg, 5 mg; metformin, 250 mg, 500 mg Someone with type 2 diabetes may take this combination to improve glycemic control. Glipizide stimulates ...

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