February 13th - o Increases supply of blood and O2 to heart...

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CHSC 3P91 Cardiovascular Drugs: Vasodilating Agents: o Nitrates o Used to treat chest pain (angina) Depending on dosage form and how the drug is taken: RELIEVE: an attack that is occurring, take when attack begins PREVENT: use the medicine regularly Fast Acting Dosage Forms: Nitroglycerin Sublingual Tablets (NITROSTAT) Nitroglycerin Sublingual Spray (Administered under tongue) Slow Acting Dosage Forms: Isosorbide dinitrate oral tablets o Cedocard, Novosorbide Nitro oral sustained release tablets o Nitrong SC Nitro Ointment o Nitrol Nitroglycerin Patch o Transderm Patch Beta Androgenic Blocking Agents o Competitively binds with beta-1 receptors on myocardium preventing SNS increase in HR contractility o Used to treat high BP o Used to release angina in MI and prevent another attack
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Unformatted text preview: o Increases supply of blood and O2 to heart while reducing work load. o Help beat more regularly Acebutolol, Atenolol, Metoprolol, Oxprenolol, Pinodorl, Propranolol Possible Side Effects: o Breathing difficulty o Cold hands and feet o Confusion o Hallucinations o Irregular heartbeat o Mental depression o Slow pulse less than 50 bpm o Swelling of ankles, feet or lower legs o Chest pain o Fever and sore throat Calcium Channel Blockers: Used to relieve and control angina Treat high BP Reduces movement of calcium into the cells of the heart and blood vessels Relax and increase supply of blood and O2 Amidopine, Folodipine, Nicardipine, Nifidepine, Veramapil Side Effects:...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CHSC 3P91 taught by Professor O'leary during the Spring '08 term at Brock University.

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