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Human Amylin Cheat Sheet by

Drug info for Pramlintide

Prototype

Pramli­ntide

Action

Imitates Amylin
Inhibits glucagon & slows gastric emptying

Indication

Can be used in patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes

Contra­ind­ica­tions

Gastro­paresis
 

Adverse Effects

Nausea
Severe hypogl­ycemia can occur if taken with insulin

Drug Intera­ctions

Anything that slows gastric emptying such as Opioids or Loperamide

Nursing Interv­entions

Administer SubQ
Inject 2 in away from insulin injection site
Take before major meals
Hold medication if skipped meal
 

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