Pharmacotherapy Diagnosis

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Pharmacotherapy

Diagnosis

Thepatient has a drug abuse history as well as probable Hepatitis C. Theprescribed drugs are due to the history since the probable cause ofillness can be quite diverse. Nausea, diarrhea as well as vomitingare not illnesses as such, but symptoms of several conditionsincluding early stages of pregnancy, emotional stress, foodpoisoning, ulcers, gallbladder disease, overeating, gastroparesisamong others. Reasons for vomiting tend to defer across the ages.Kids vomit due to viral infection, overeating, blocked intestinesetc. In that respect, the timing of nausea, diarrhea or vomit canpoint out the cause. In the case of patient HL, the fact that he/shehas a drug abuse past as well as a possible Hepatitis C could signifythe cause of these conditions. However, the patient is most likelysuffering from emotional stress emanating from the past history [ CITATION Web15 l 1033 ].

Whetherdisorder is related to gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary or othersystems

Thedrugs prescribed are suitable for diarrhea, vomit and nauseatreatment hence suitable for patient HL. However, the conditions onlytry to elaborate the exact sickness patient HL suffers. Consideringthe history, the symptoms are not entirely related to thegastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. Emotional stress leads toother ailments such as ulcers. The symptoms are therefore related topsychological disorder rather than gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary[ CITATION Hea15 l 1033 ].

Drugtherapy

Theproper drug therapy plan entails drinking lots of fluids to preventdehydration. It is important for the patient to avoid eating for awhile to prevent vomiting. Additionally, the patient will take Varubitablets to quell the vomiting and nausea disorders. With effectivemonitoring probably for a week to ascertain whether the conditionswill persist or worsen. However, by adhering to the previousprescribed drugs, the nausea, diarrhea and vomit are bound to vanish.As a precautionary measure, counseling could be provided to curbemotional stress [ CITATION dru15 l 1033 ].

References

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Health and Counseling Center. (2015). Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea. Retrieved October 11, 2015, from Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea: https://healthandcounseling.unca.edu/nausea-vomiting-diarrhea

WebMD. (2015). Digestive Disorders Health Center. Retrieved October 11, 2015, from Digestive Disorders Health Center: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-diseases-nausea-vomiting