Allopurinol is an important antioxidant
Given to improve myocardial resistance
as well as outcome after an open heart.
Mechanism is unknown of its protective effect
maybe related to its ability to inhibit
Oxidizing enzymes to prevent tissue injury
caused by reactive oxygen intermediates….
Mucomyst you will not like it,
smells like a rotten egg
but the kidneys would love it
because of its guarding effect.
It is an antioxidant too
that scavenger oxygen free radicals
Watch for the creatinine of >1.5
Ask the Doc in charge if you are in doubt
Prior to any procedure that requires a contrast dye
Protect the kidneys, protect the patient
and be a patient advocate….
Metformin should definitely be held
for radiographic studies requiring contrast dye
due to indirect effect of lactic acidosis
from metformin accumulation .. because of renal dysfunction.
Is a CNS depressant, an antihistamine, sedative and anxiolytic.
Given with Morphine to enhance its pain killing ability
and preëmpt itching, nausea and vomiting.
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