Antitussives – Cough is a protective reflex. It helps in the expulsion of respiratory secretion or foreign particles from air passages. Stimulation of mechano-or chemoreceptors in throat, respiratory passages or stretch receptors in the lungs leads to cough. Antitussives Cough suppressant agents are called antitussives. These drugs act: • By… Continue Reading Antitussives

Intravenous fluid replacement – Shock is a state of acute circulatory failure. It is mainly due to reduced blood volume (hypovolemia). It is, therefore, essential to restore the intravascular blood volume as quickly as possible by intravenous fluid therapy. The various types of fluids used for intravenous fluid replacement are: 1.… Continue Reading Intravenous fluid replacement

Thrombolytic medications are used to dissolve clot in vivo. To break thrombi, these drugs degrade fibrin by activating plasminogen to form plasmin. 1. Streptokinase thrombolytic medications: It is a protein and is synthesized by beta-haemolytic streptococci. It is employed in the treatment of life-threatening venous thrombosis and in pulmonary embolism.… Continue Reading Thrombolytic medications

Extrapyramidal symptoms treatment can be done when realizing that some symptoms that take place in those who are taking neuroleptic medications. These side effects are spontaneous movements that are displayed in the starting phase of cure. This extrapyramidal symptoms treatment are temporary and the condition may be reversed when the medicine due… Continue Reading Extrapyramidal symptoms treatment