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HIV

Immune System Drugs
Highly Actuve Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
– Usually used for clienet with HIV and Aids
– Report any signs of infection

Nucleoside Analogue Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTI)
Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)
Didanosine (Videx)
Stavudine (Zerit)

Protease Inhibitors
Ritonavir (Norvir)
Indinavir (Crixivan)

MEDICATIONS FOR ALLERGIC REACTIONS

Antihistamines
– Blocks the histamine receptor sites

H1 First Generation

H1 Second Generation
Cetirizine (Zyrtec)

Side Effects
Dry Mouth
Diziness
Blurred Vision

Adrenergic Agonists
Epinephrine (Adrenaline)

When administering Cipro and Bactrum for PCP

  • Give patient at least 4 L of fluid.

Zidovudine (Retrovir)

– watch out for ser

Note:

If exposed to needle stick from a patient:

  • Get tested initially, 6 weeks, 12 weeks & then 6 moths.

If  exposed to a patient with HIV.

  • Drug Regimen: Retrovir 300 mg and Epivir 150 mg. BID for 12 weeks

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