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1

Dose of paracetamol?

1g QDS

2

Dose of ibuprofen?

200-400mg TDS

3

Dose of codeine?

30-60mg QDS

4

Dose of co-codamol?

8/500 or 30/500
2 tabs QDS

5

Dose of cyclizine?

50mg TDS

6

Dose of metoclopramide?

10mg TDS

7

Dose of amoxicillin?

500mg TDS

8

Dose of clarithromycin?

500mg BD

9

Dose of lansoprazole?

15-30mg OD

10

Dose of omeprazole?

20-40mg OD

11

Dose of aspirin?

75-300mg OD

12

Dose of clopidogrel?

75-300mg OD

13

Dose of simvastatin?

10-80mg ON

14

Dose of atenolol?

25-100mg OD

15

Dose of ramipril?

1.25-10mg OD

16

Dose of furosemide?

20mg OD- 80mg BD

17

Dose of amlodipine?

5-10mg OD

18

Dose of levothyroxine?

25-200mcg OD

19

Dose of metformin?

500mg OD - 1g BD

20

What drugs are usually given weekly?

Some bisphosphonates can (alendronate)
methotrexate

21

Dose of adrenaline in adult anaphylaxis?

1:1000 1mg/ml
0.5ml IM

22

Which antihistamine do you give in anaphylaxis? dose?

Chlorphenamine 10mg IV over 1 min

23

What do you give in an anaphylaxis emergency?

Adrenaline 1:1000 1mg/ml 0.5ml IM
Chlorphenamine 10mg IV over 1 min
Hydrocortisone 100mg/ml IV
If resp distress salbutamol 5mg nebulised

24

Name 4 drugs that should be stopped prior to surgery and time scale

HRT stopped 6 weeks prior (reduce VTE risk)
COCP stopped 4 weeks prior, started 2 weeks post (VTE risk)
AngII receptor blockers and lithium 24hrs prior