Antidotes Pharmacology Medications Nursing NCLEX Review
Antidotes nursing pharmacology review for nursing students, NCLEX, and nurses.
Pharmacology is all about knowing the medications you'll be administering as a nurse.
The word antidote has two meanings: anti means against, and dote means to give. Therefore, antidotes are given to work against some medication or toxic substances in the body.
In this pharmacology review, Nurse Sarah covers fourteen antidotes to common medications that nurses and nursing students will encounter.
The medications covered in this nursing pharmacology review include:
- Digoxin (Cardiac glycosides) = Digibind
- Heparin (anticoagulant) = Protamine Sulfate
- Warfarin (anticoagulant) = Vitamin K
- Benzodiazepines = Flumazenil
- Opioids = Naloxone
- Acetaminophen = Acetylcysteine
- Beta Blockers = Glucagon-and more