Enalapril Case Studies

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The big concern of allergic reaction is airway constriction, shortness of breath. PT’s swelling has decreased after one hour so Epinephrine as well as transferring to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment at this point is not needed. However, PT is instructed to follow up with primary healthcare provider or cardiologist for the cause of allergy reaction as well as the evaluation of antihypertensive treatment within the five days. Also, PT is instructed to bring all medications for this appointment. Enalapril is an ACEI that can be used as first-line treatment for hypertension in diabetics and in those with HF. However, Angioedema can happen even after years of taking. During that time, Enalapril needs to be stopped immediately. (Tindall et al, 2014). PT is instructed to monitor blood pressure three times per day…show more content…
1. Prednisone 10mg PO daily for 5 days for inflammation will be described. Prednisone is a prescription steroid drug. It suppresses inflammation. PT is instructed to take Prednisone as ordered. Also, PT is instructed to take in the morning with meals to coincide with body’s normal secretion of cortisol. PT is instructed to monitor blood sugar at home three times per day due to hyperglycemia. If hyperglycemia occurs, PT is instructed to see health care professional or diabetic specialist for the evaluation of diabetes. In addition, PT is instructed to avoid taking ethanol because it may increase gastric mucosal secretions. 2. Famotidine 20mg PO once a day for GI Upset will be described. Pepcid is used to treat ulcers in the stomach and for conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. Famotidine will release GI upset. PT was instructed to take Famotidine 20mg PO 30 minutes before meal to release GI upset due to EC ASA 81mg, Prednisone and other

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