A 58-year-old male is admitted to the emergency department with chest pain that is radiating down his right arm. Twenty-four hours earlier, he was seen in the same emergency room for severe indigestion and belching. He has a history of gastroesphogeal reflux disease (GERD). An ECG was performed without revealing any changes.
Almunium/magnesium (Maalox) 30 mL
Belladonna alkaloids/phenobarbital (Donnatal) 5 mL
Xylocaine (Lidocaine Viscous) 20 mL
Is there another name for this combination?
Why were these medications ordered? Do I know how these medications work? What lab work needs to be assessed with these medications?