What kind of medication?
Most Common Types of Drugs Currently Available: Analgesics: Drugs that relieve pain. There are two main types: non-narcotic analgesics for mild pain, and narcotic analgesics for severe pain. Analgesics generally recommended are: Tylenol, Tylenol with codeine, Vicodin, Darvon and Ultram.
What medication types are taken by mouth? Softchew medications are meant to melt in your mouth or to be chewed. Examples of Softchew medications are Triaminic Softchew Cold and Allergy Medication (chlorpheniramine and pseudoephedrine) and Rolaids Soft Chew (calcium carbonate).
What medications contain opioid? Opioids are a class of prescription medicine used to treat pain. Common opioid medicines include: Percocet ® (oxycodone and acetaminophen) Oxycontin ® (long acting oxycodone) Vicoden ®, Norco ® (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) Morphine.
What type of medication is Norvasc? Norvasc (amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker that dilates (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. Norvasc is used to treat chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease. Norvasc is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack.
What are the effects of medication? A side effect that occurs in one percent or more of people taking a specific medication is considered by medical researchers to be caused by that medication. Examples of common drug side effects include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, itching, and muscle aches and pains.
What are the different types of oral medications?
What are the different types of oral medications? Oral Forms of Medications. Tablet: A compressed drug with fillers, binders, and coloring agent. The fillers, binders and colors are supposed to be inert. We rarely find a patient that is allergic to something that is inert. Once a color is found to have an allergic reaction, it is no longer allowed to be used.
Why is oral medication the most common method of Drug Administration? Drugs are taken by this route because of convenience, absorption of the drug, ease of use, and cost containment. It is, therefore, the most common method used.
What are the side effects of oral medication? Possible complications include: The drug may interact with other drugs the patient is taking and alter the desired effect. The patient may refuse the drug. There may be difficulty in swallowing. The drug may irritate the gastrointestinal tract. The drug may pass quickly through the body, and the benefits of the drug may be lost.
How are oral diabetes medications used to treat diabetes? These medicines are prescribed along with regular exercise and changes in the diet. Many oral diabetes medications may be used in combination with each other or with insulin to achieve the best blood glucose control.