Tag Archives: Morphine sulfate

Aminophylline Theophylline

Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Bronchodilator Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Bronchodilator drug with diuretic activity; used for bronchospasm & cardiogenic pulmonary edema • Narrow therapeutic index in humans, but dogs appear to be less susceptible to toxic effects at higher plasma levels • Therapeutic drug monitoring recommended • Many drug interactions What Is Aminophylline Theophylline Used For?… Read More »

Acyclovir (Zovirax)

Antiviral (Herpes) Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Used primarily in birds for Pacheco’s disease; may be useful in cats for Herpes infection • If given rapidly IV, may be nephrotoxic • Oral use may cause GI distress • Reduce dosage with renal insufficiency • May be fetotoxic at high dosages What Is Acyclovir Used For?… Read More »

Dimenhydrinate

Chemistry An ethanolamine derivative antihistamine, dimenhydrinate contains approximately 54% diphenhydramine and 46% 8-chlorotheophylline. It occurs as an odorless, bitter and numbing-tasting, white crystalline powder with a melting range of 102°-107°C. Dimenhydrinate is slightly soluble in water and is freely soluble in propylene glycol or alcohol. The pH of the commercially available injection ranges from 6.4… Read More »

CHLOROTHIAZIDE

CHLOROTHIAZIDE SODIUM Chemistry A thiazide diuretic structurally related to the sulfonamides, chlorothiazide occurs as a white or practically white, odorless, slightly bitter-tasting, crystalline powder. It has a melting point of approximately 355° C and pKas of 6.7 and 9.5. It is very slightly soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol. The pH of the… Read More »

ATENOLOL

Chemistry A beta1 adrenergic blocking agent, atenolol occurs as a white, crystalline powder. At 37°C, 26.5 mg are soluble in 1 ml of water. The pH of the commercially available injection is adjusted to 5.5-6.5. Storage – Stability – Compatibility Tablets should be stored at room temperature and protected from heat, light and moisture. The… Read More »