As a nursing student or nurse, you’ll learn about hundreds of drugs over the span of your career but the ones you’ll know really well are the ones you use on a consistent basis. If you’re just starting out and aren’t sure which drugs to focus on, this list of one dozen common drugs will come in handy in a wide variety of acute care settings. 

This episode covers some of the key things to know about:

  • Diphenhydramine
  • Furosemide
  • Hydralazine
  • Gabapentin
  • Levothyroxine
  • Lisinopril
  • Metformin
  • Metoprolol
  • Morphine
  • Prednisone
  • Simvastatin
  • Warfarin

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