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Atenolol
-antianginal agent
-beta blocker
-beta-1 selective agent
Eptifibatide
-Anti-platelet
-Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor
Heparin
-anti-coagulant
-competes and blocks LPL
Hydrochlorothiazide/triamterene
Diuertic

Thiazide
Simvastatin
-Antilipemic Agent

-HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
Isosorbide mononitrate
Vasodilator

antianginal
Tc sestamibi scan
-LV ischemia
-areas that are ischemic don't show up with radioactivity
Donepezil
-Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor
-anti-cholinesterase - inhibits Acetylcholine from being broken down
-for alzheimers
Ferrous sulfate
-Iron Salt
-prevention and tx of iron deficiency anemia
GGT Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase
-sensitive indicator of hepatobiliary disease
-elevated in 75% of chronic alcohol abusers
-parallels increase in ALP (but it is more sensitive)
ALP
-Bone disease (elevated in growing children and pregnant women)
-also elevated in liver disease/obstruction
ANC (Absolute neutrophil count)
= WBC x (% neutrophils - % bands)
-determines real risk for infection
-if BELOW 1,000 --> may need to be placed in protective isolation
TIBC
-measurement of all proteins available for binding mobile iron
-indirect way to measure transferrin (since it is the predominant transporter)