Knowledge of drug compatibility is needed before mixing drugs. Reference texts can provide information, but data are often unavailable for new.
Other drugs which demonstrate solubility problems and which are formulated in injection vehicles other than simple aqueous solutions include digoxin, clonazepam, phenytoin, amiodarone and phytomenadione. In other cases, care needs to be taken to ensure that if the injection solution is diluted, the dilution is adequate to ensure continuing solubility over the duration of the infusion. In some cases, the manufacturer recommends administration of the undiluted drug.
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Any change in pH towards the other end of the pH scale will reduce the proportion of ionised to un-ionised drug in solution and will therefore reduce the water solubility of the drug.
IV medication interactions and medication compatibility patient's chart; include them on the medication administration record and the patient's allergy band.
Indiana University School of Medicine. (2007, October 29). P450 drug interactions table. Retrieved November 16, 2007, from http://medicine.iupui.edu/flockhart/table.htm.
Alexander, E. (2007, August). Ask the experts. Critical Care Nurse, 27, 55-57.
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Because so many drugs and substances have been identified in CYP450 interactions, it is helpful to reference a CYP450 chart. However, there are commonly used drugs associated with CYP450 polymorphism.
A total of 454 drugs (1786 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Toradol IV / IM (ketorolac). Show all medications in the database that may interact with Toradol IV / IM (ketorolac). Common medications checked in combination with Toradol IV / IM (ketorolac).
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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Some mixtures of medications can lead to serious and even fatal consequences.
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Multum is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof.
IV Drug Y-Site Compatibility Wall Charts for Critical Care and Chemotherapy. Available in English and French.
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Wall charts provide a convenient centralized offline way to quickly confirm the advisability of mixing intravenous drugs and a simple way to determine if more in-depth information is needed from the full text monographs provided in the complete King Guide to Parenteral Admixtures.
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At nurses stations, the wall charts provide IV compatibility information at the point of care. Having easy access to this information saves valuable time by reducing the need to call the pharmacy and provides nurses valuable information to confirm and verify drug compatibility questions prior to patient administration.
The King Guide wall charts are a useful reference to have visible in the hospital and pharmacy for situations where a quick 'yes' or 'no' answer is needed. With 122 IV drugs and 4 fluids the wall charts provide a comprehensive view of Y-Site compatibility for Critical Care Admixtures and Chemotherapy Admixtures.
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