IB 117 _25 Respiratory disease

IB 117 _25 Respiratory disease - China Agonist on alpha 1...

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IB 117  Thomas Carlson Respiratory  remedies  Plant origin  Geographical  origin Mechanism of action /  therapeutic uses albuterol derived from  ephedrine Ephedra sinica China Selective adrenergic beta 2  receptor agonist to cause  bronchodilation  treat asthma  ipatropium derived  from atropine Atropa belladonna Europe Cholinergic receptor blocker  used to tx asthma glucocorticoids  derived from  diosgenin Dioscorea mexicana Mexico Anti-inflammatory used to  treat asthma cromolyn derived  from visnagan Ammi visnaga S. Europe Prevents degranulation of  pulmonary mast cells which  prevents release of histamine  and is used to treat asthma,  allergic rhinitis, and allergic  conjunctivitis theophylline Camellia sinensis China treats asthma pseudoephedrine Ephedra sinica
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Unformatted text preview: China Agonist on alpha 1 and beta 2 adrenergic receptors and is used as a decongestant to treat nasal and upper respiratory congestion eucalyptus oil Eucalyptus globulus Treats upper respiratory infection and asthma oregano leaf Origanum vulgare Europe Treats upper respiratory infection and rhinitis leaf tea Urtica dioica Europe Allergic rhinitis codeine, noscapine, & dextromethorphan Papaver somniferum Europe Treats cough glaucine Glaucium flavum Europe Treats cough bergenin Arsidia japonica Asia Treats cough honey Treats cough caffeine Coffea arabica Camellia sinensis Theobroma cacao Cola acuminata Ilex paraguariensis Treats apnea in premature infants...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course IB 117 taught by Professor Professorcarlson during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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