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Pharmacology Chap. 10

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lanoxin
CHF congestive heart failure
Lipitor, Crestor
hypercholesterolemia
Thiazides, Lasix
Diuretic
Nitroglycerin
Angina pectoris, vasodialater
lisinopril, atenolol, toprol xl
HTN
simvastatin, zocor
cholesterol, anti-lipemic
coumadin(warfarin)
anti-coagulant
ferrous sulfate(feosol)
anti-anemics
plavix
anti-platelets
adrenergic
drug that causes increased contractility of the heart and vasoconstriction of the blood vessels
anticoagulant
drug that inhibits or delays blood clotting
antihypertensive
drug that lowers high blood pressure
antilipemic
drug that lowers the level of lipids in the blood
antiplatelets
drug that supresses platelet aggregation and prevents thrombosis in arteries
cardiac glycoside
drug that strengthens the force of the myocardial contraction, slows the heart, and improves the tone of the myocardium
diuretic
drug that reduces fluid volume in the body by stimulating urine flow
hematinic
drug that increases the hemoglobin content in the blood; also known as antianemic
hemostatic
drug used to help in the formation of blood clots
thrombolytic
drug that is capable of dissolving blood clots
vasodilator
drug that expands blood vessels; used to treat angina pectoris and hypertension