IB 117 _25 Respiratory disease

IB 117 _25 Respiratory disease - treats asthma...

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IB 117 Thomas Carlson Respiratory remedies Plant origin Geographic al 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
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Unformatted text preview: treats asthma pseudoephedrine Ephedra sinica 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 Berkeley.

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