TYPES OF DRUGS AND FLUIDS

TYPES OF DRUGS AND FLUIDS

Administered Drugs

  • Preventive action: antitoxins, toxoids, vaccines and antibiotics
  • Diagnostic acids: dyes and histamines
  • Remedial action: antibiotics and quinine
  • Palliative action: narcotics, sedatives, local anesthetics and general anesthetics
  • Substitution: hormones, fluids, minerals and vitamins

Fluids

  • D5W – Each 100 ml contains 5 g of glucose
  • D10 W, D25 W, D50 W
  • DNS – Dextrose 5% saline
  • NS – Each 100 ml contains 0.9 g sodium chloride. Sodium lactate – each 100 ml contains 1.866 sodium ringer lactate
  • Ringer’s solution or Hartmann’s solution
TYPES OF DRUGS AND FLUIDS - Administered Drugs and Fluids
TYPES OF DRUGS AND FLUIDS – Administered Drugs and Fluids

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