11 Jun Nurs 6521 Pharmacology week 2 assign
Write a 2- to 3+ page paper that addresses the following:
***Explain how the factor (i.e. genetics, gender, ethnicity, age or behavior) you selected
might influence the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes in the patient
from the case study you were assigned.
***Describe how changes in the processes might impact the patient’s recommended drug therapy. Be specific and provide examples.
***Explain how you might improve the patient’s drug therapy plan
**Explain why you would make these recommended improvements.
*** Would you discontinue any medications, change the dosage, and/or add medications to the patient’s regimen? DISCUSS EACH MEDICATION.
**PLEASE SEE CASE STUDY BELOW***
Case study assigned:
***RG has a history of a heart attack at age 54. The patient is diagnosed with hypertension and hyperlipidemia with a recent 10 pound weight gain during COVID-19. Drugs currently prescribed include the following:
Atorvastatin 80 mg daily
Lisinopril 40 mg daily
Metoprolol succinate XL 50 mg daily
Repatha 140 mg/ml SC q2weeks
Aspirin 81 mg
Loratadine 10mg daily
Melatonin 10mg qhs
**Please remember to include introduction and conclusion**. thanks.