Pharmacology Med Cards – Ibuprofen (Motrin)

drug classification
NSAID

indications
s/s of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, mild to moderate pain, primary dysmenorrhea, fever reduction

action
inhibits prostaglandin synthesis by blocking cyclooxygenase 1 and 2 receptor sites, producing anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic effects

pharmacokinetics – PO
onset 30 min, peak 1-2hrs, duration 4-6hrs

pharmacokinetics – IV
onset immediate, peak in minutes, duration 4-6hrs

T1/2
1.8-2.5hrs, metabolized in liver, excreted in urine

adverse effects
headache, nausea, dizziness, somnolence, fatigue, rash, dyspepsia, bleeding, constipation

dosage
200-800 mg daily tid, qid, every six hours

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Morphine sulfate Classification: opiate agonist; schedule C-II Action: binds with opiod receptors. Depression of vasomotor centers of brain as well as release of histamines. For angina: morphine reduces stimulation of the sympathic nervous system caused by pain/anxiety. Reduces heart rate, …

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