Reduces fever and is an anti inflammatory. Side effects include gastrointestinal ulcers, stomach bleeding and tinnitus. Senakot – stimulant laxative to treat constipation. Side effects include stomach pain and cramps and excessive use can cause diarrhoea and low level of potassium in the blood. Ibuprofen – pain reliever and fever reducer.
This plan should include details that would identify what an emergency is, how it would be communicated to the staff, and what arrangements will be made for the facility. We are also in compliance with our Human Resources department. The Human resources department ensures that all staff members and workers at a hospital facility are competent to undertake the task their job description provides. They also handle the responsibilities and evaluate performances. Infection Prevention and Control department assigns a team that is responsible for developing a plan for infection prevention and control activities.
When individuals experience adverse reactions to medicines, seek medical advice, unless the reactions are so serious then an ambulance must be called and inform the workplace managers. All adverse reactions and full actions taken following advice must be recorded in full in the individual’s care plan, daily
They can stop people from suffering from hallucinations and dilusions , they can help with depression and they also help people who suffer from mood swings. 4. Explain the importance of recording and reporting side effects/ adverse reactions to medication. It is very important to record any side affects to monitor the situation. If the side affects are reoccurring then staff must seek medical attention and request a medication review so that the service user stops experiencing them.
Also, irritation of the stomach, liver damage and sleep disturbances as some analgesics contain caffeine. The effect of Antibiotics are to treat infections caused by bacteria and the potential side effects are having Diarrhoea, feeling sick and vomiting are the most common side effects . Some people get a fungal infection such as thrush after treatment with antibiotics for a longer period of time and the more serious side effects of antibiotics include kidney problems, blood disorders, increased sensitivity to the sun and deafness, However there are rare. The effect of Antidepressants is to changer the chemical balance in the brain and that can in turn change the psychological state of the mind such as for depression and the potential side effects the common ones are blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, increased appetite, nausea, restlessness, shaking or trembling and difficulty sleeping and the other side effects are dry mouth, constipation, and sweating. The effect of
Av: Doctors are responsible for prescribing medication. Managers are responsible for proving training, policy and procedures in handling and administrating medication, the staff team are responsible for giving and making sure that the service users are taking the medication. The service user is responsible for ensuring that they follow the medication guidance by the doctor. Avi: You can obtain information by asking friends, family, GP or any other people involved with the care of the service user. Medication can be obtained via GP.
If the flu does occur then there is an anti-virus that can be taken for it but normally is prescribed if the symptoms are unbearable. There is also the prevention of passing it along to someone else by having the proper hygiene and coughing
c) Depending on local policy and the agreement between the G.P., pharmacy and the care setting, the prescription will either be directly forwarded to the contracted pharmacist for dispensing, or it will be returned to the care setting from where it will be taken to the pharmacist. d) If the prescription is returned to the care setting, the manager or designated person should check the prescription to ensure that all the details have
| Analgesics are used to relieve pain such as headaches. | Addiction to these can happen if taken over a long period of time. Also, irritation of the stomach, liver damage and sleep disturbances as some analgesics contain caffeine. | Antibiotics e.g. amoxicillin, Flucloxacillin, Penicillin.
Drugs are used to prevent flares, treat flares when they do occur, and minimize complications (“X-Plain”). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used to treat people with joint or chest pain or fever. Antimalarials, originally used to treat malaria, are another common drug used to treat lupus. Studies have shown that continuous treatment with antimalarials prevent flares from occurring, and treat fatigue, joint pain, skin rashes, and inflammation of the lungs. However, the basis of lupus treatment involves corticosteroids, a drug related to cortisol, a natural anti-inflammatory hormone.