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How can drugs be excreted?
What otc drugs should not be taken with pepto bismol?
What type of medication causes the kidneys to excrete water causing a decrease in BP?
What condition are mast-cell stabilizers used to treat?
asthma and allergies
What is a common side effect of pepto bismol that is harmless but alarms pts?
What drugs block the transformation of angiotensin?
What are xanthines used to treat?
What do xanthines cause?
What medications block the fight or flight response causing a decrease in BP and HR?
What governmental department enforces the control substances act?
What organ is affected when a drug as nephrotoxic effects?
What route of medication administration has the lowest risk of side effects?
What routes of administration have systemic effects?
What type of drug is TPA?
What pt's should take antitussives?
non productive coughers
When can pt's with a productive cough take a antitussive?
at noc to sleep
What type of medications should pt's with a productive cough take?
What is the action of beta-adrenergic agonists?
mimic the sympathetic nervous system
What diseases are beta-adrenergic agonists used to treat?
What do beta-adrenergic agonists cause?
Why should glucocorticoids not be taken long term?
they suppress the immune system
What is the therapeutic class of warfarin?
What should be increased with expectorants to make them more effective?
What action should be taken with expectorants to rid the body of mucous?
What is a side effect of anticholenergics that makes driving unsafe while taking them?
What is a mild reaction to a drug known as?
What is a severe reaction to a drug known as?
What class of drugs are given to manage HIV?
What is a unique reaction to a drug?
Do IM or SubQ injections have faster rates of absorption?
What class of drugs is given to decrease the severity of seizures?
What type of diuretic is the most powerful?
What type of diuretic is the most common?
What type of drug is given in low doses to correct adrenal problems and in high doses as an anti-inflammatory?
What type of drugs are used to tx tumors, lymphoma and leukemia?
What type of drugs are used to treat RA?
What type of drugs are used to treat osteoporosis and hypercalcemia?
bone reabsorption inhibitors
What type of drugs are used to treat irregular heart beats?
What type of drugs are used to treat depression, anxiety, and OCD?
What affect does nicotine have on blood pressure?
What affect does nicotine have on drug metabolism?
What type of drugs block receptors
What types of drugs are given to reduce pain?
What types of drugs are given to reduce fevers?
Why should nasal decongestants not be taken long term?
the body will become immune to them
What is the process of a substance moving from where it was administered into the blood stream?
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