Medication Review

Based on these conclusions, review Mrs Doherty’s medications in relation to her current state of health. Consider dosage, appropriateness of each drug, drug administration and possible drug interactions.

Click on the medications below to see if they are still indicated or if they may now need to be modified, given Mrs Doherty’s worsening condition.

Perindopril 5mg od prescribed for high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
Clopidogrel 75mg od prescribed to inhibit blood clots
Gliclizide 80mg bd prescribed to manage type II diabetes mellitus
GTN spray prn prescribed to reduce the pain of acute angina attack
Simvastatin 20mg prescribed for high cholesterol
Frusemide 120 mg mane 80mg lunch prescribed to improve fluid overload
Bisoprolol 2.5mg od prescribed to help congestive heart failure
Spironolactone 12.5mg od prescribed to help relieve the symptoms of heart failure