Understanding Pharmacology Ch 5

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quinapril/ ACE inhibitor antihypertensive/ heart failure hypertension


management of type 2 diabetes mellitus;


acetylates and irreversibly inhibits COX-1 and 2 to prevent conversion of arachidonic acid to TxA2. increases bleeding time. used as an antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet drug


generic: clonidine
category: Antihypertensive
indication: hypertension
dosage form: transdermal (0.1mg/24hours)
dosing interval: once weekly
other info: counsel patient NOT to abruptly discontinue therapy due to the possibility of rebound hypertension

B12 injections

We want to prevent cardiac stress & neurological damage so we treat patients with pernicious anemia by giving them _____.


commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema


an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas. Treats type 2 diabetes.

humulin N

NPH/Human Insulin--Immediate acting insulin (Type I Diabetes)


Potassium chloride is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Potassium levels can be low as a result of a disease or from taking certain medicines, or after a prolonged illness with diarrhea or vomiting.


digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia


tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia


laxative used to treat constipation by stimulating a bowel movement


a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Prozac)


a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux


risperidone/ antipsychotic/ psychotic disorder


maintenance treatment of asthma, prevent bronchospasms


levothyroxine (Hypothyroidism)


a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain without harming the digestive tract


metolazone, Diuretic, Thiazide-Related, Hypertension


zolpidem, insomnia


levofloxacin (antibiotic)

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