The nurse is asked by a family member: “They’re giving mom Motrin and she takes Advil. Hasn’t the…

The nurse is asked by a family member: “They’re giving mom
Motrin and she takes Advil. Hasn’t the wrong drug been ordered?” The nurse will
respond, knowing that:

1. There has been an error in the order and the nurse will
contact the health care provider. 2. There may be a reason for the health care
provider to order a different drug. 3. Not all health care agencies buy the
same generic drugs and that may account for the difference. 4. Motrin and Advil
are trade names for the same generic drug, ibuprofen