Angiotensin 2 Blockers:
____ __ ___ prevent the binding of AII to the receptors, blocking vasoconstriction and the secretion of aldosterone.
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers:
____ ___ ____ ____ allow angiotensin I to be converted to Angiotnesin II, but block receptors that receive angiotensin II.
Angiotensin II receptor blockers block ____ and the release of _____.
Angiotensin II receptor blockers are used primarily in patients who cannot tolerate ___ ___.
Diltiazem; Cardizem / Dilacor:
____ ( ____ / ____ ) is a calcium channel blockers and is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina.
____ ( ____ / ____ ) is a calcium channel blocker and is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina,
Benzothiazepines; Phenylalkamines; Dihydropyridines:
Three classes of Calcium channel blockers are ____, ____, & ____.
____ ( ____ ) in a calcium channel blocker that is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain
____ ( ____ ) is a calcium channel blocker and is used to treat high blood pressure
____ ( ____ ) is a calcium channel blocker and is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina
Calcium Channel Blockers:
___ ___ ___ are used to treat angina, hypertension, dysrhythmias, migraine headaches and raynaud's disease.
_____ directly relax arteriolar smooth muscle, which results in decreased systemic vascular response.
____ ( ____ ) is a potassium channel activator (vasodilator) which causes local relaxation in smooth muscle.
Hydralazine HCL; Apresoline:
____ ____ ( ____ ) is a vasodilator and is used to treat high blood pressure.
Sodium Nitroprusside; Nipride; Nitropress:
____ ( ____ / ____ ) is a vasodilator that is used for the immediate control of very high blood pressure, as well as congestive heart failure or to control bleeding during surgery.
Some side effects of _____ are dizziness, tachycardia, dyspnea, edema, and nasal congestion.
Some side effects of ____ ____ are bradycardia, hypotension and possilbe cyanide toxicity.
____ should not be stopped abruptly as this may lead to a rebound hypertensive crisis and stroke.
____ ____ are drugs that accelerate the rate of urine formation, removing sodium and water.
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors:
___ ___ ____ work in the proximal tubule and block the action of carbonic anhydrase; resorption of water is decreased and urine volume in increased.
____ ( ____ ) is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that is used to treat glaucoma, epileptic seizures, benign intracranial hypertension, altitude sickness.
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors:
___ ___ ___ are useful in the treatment of glaucoma, edema, epilepsy and altitude sickness.
____ ____ are indicated w/ edema associated with HF, hepatic disease or renal disease, and hypertension.
____ _____ are indicated for use in pts in oliguric pase of acute renal failure; also promotes excretion of toxic substance; reducation of intracranial pressure and cerebral edema.
____ ____ work in the proximal tubule and pull water into blood vessels and nephrons from surrounding tissues.
____ ( ____ ) is an osmotic duretic and should always be administered IV through a filter.
____- ____ ____ interfere w/sodium-potassium exchange; works in distal tubule and collecting duct, by preventing potassium from being pumped into the tubule, preventing its secretion.
____ ( ____ ) is a potassium sparing diuretic in which the excretion of sodium and water is promoted.
Potassium sparing diuretics:
___ ___ ___ are indicated w/hyperaldosteronism, hypertension, and reverses potassium loss caused by loop and thiazide diuretics.
____ ____ inhibit tubular resorption of sodium and chloride ions; wks in loop of henle and early distal tubule, resulting in excretion of water, sodium and chloride.
Esidrix, a type of diuretic, is prescribed to treat high blood pressure and water retention.
____ ( ____) a 'water pill,' is used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by various conditions, including heart disease
Foods high in ____ include bananas, oranges, dates, raisin, plums, vegetables, potatoes, meat and fish.
S/S of ____ include muscle weakness, constipation, irregular pulse rate, and overall feeling of lethargy.
Very low density lipoproteins:
___ ___ ___ ___ are produced by the liver and transport endogenous lipids to the cells.
High density lipoproteins:
___ ___ ___ are responsible for the recycling of cholesterol and is known as good cholesterol.
____ ( ____ ) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor used to decrease the amount of cholesterol.
____ ( ____ ) is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor used to reduce the amount of cholesterol.
____ ( ____ ) is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor and is used to decrease low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood and to increase the amount of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol in the blood
____ ( ____ ) is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors and it works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body.
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors:
Side effects of ___ - ___ ___ ____ result in elevated liver enzymes or liver disease.
____ is the breakdown of muscle protein leading to urinary elimination of muscle protein; caused by HMG-CoA reductace inhibitors.
____ ( ____ ) is a bile acid sequestrant that prevents resorption of bile acids from small intestine.
____, aka Nicotinic Acid or Vitamin B3 has lipid lowering properties and is often used in combination w/other lipid lowering agents.
Fibric Acid Derivatives:
___ ___ ___ decrease triglyceride levels and increase HDL by as much as 25%.