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Information List of school nurse pills.

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    Usage: It is typically used to relieve moderate or mild pain (not severe), such as headaches, the flu or other minor illnesses. The side effects are very rare, however, do not give paracetamol in the school if the student has liver/kidney problems, is very underweight, has problems with alcohol.

    An opiod pain medication (often called a narcotic), it used to treat severe pain (not mild pain), do not use this in large amounts as it can slow/stop breathing. Swallow the pill whole to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal dose. Do not give hydrodocone if the student has severe asthma or breathing problems, or a blockage in the stomach or intestines.

    Usage: It is used to treat many types of infection caused by bacteria such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhoea and infections to the ear, nose, throat or skin. Do not give this pill to studentsi f they have asthma, liver or kidney disease, mononucleosis, food/drug allergies.

    This is a oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood/sugar levels. It helps treat type 2 diabetes, but not type 1 diabetes. Do not give metmorfin to students if they have severe kidney disease.

    Usage: An antipsychotic medication, it changes the actions of chemicals in the brain. It helps treat disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or chronic depression. Do not give this medicine to students if they have liver or kidney disease, heart disease, high cholesterol levels, low white blood cell, a history of heart attack/stroke, seizures or epilepsy, trouble swallowing, family history of diabetes, a history of OCD, impulse-control disorder, addictive behaviours.

    Usage: An ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, do not prescribe students accupril if they recently took a heart medicine, are allergic to any other ACE inhibitor, have a history of angioedema, kidney failure, liver disease, congestive heart failure, they are on a low-salt diet.


    A central nervous system stimulant used to treat people with ADD, ADHD and narcolepsy. Do not give students methylphenidate if they have glaucoma, a personal/family history of tics or Tourette's, severe anxiety, tension or agitation.

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