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Cardiovascular System 1 Drug List 2 Fall 2010 1 Nora Laiken, PhD Drug List 2 a, b Nitric Oxide, Peptides, Cardiovascular Pharmacology Nitric Oxide NOS inhibitors L-NMMA (N-monomethyl-L-arginine) NO prodrugs nitroprusside nitroglycerin PDE5 inhibitors (“ afils” ) sildenafil [VIAGRA] Peptides Angiotensin antagonists ACE inhibitors (“ prils ”): captopril [CAPOTEN] AT 1 antagonists (ARBs) (“ sartans ”): losartan [COZAAR] Renin inhibitors: aliskiren [TEKTURNA] Endothelin antagonists (“ sentans ”) ET A and ET B antagonist: bosentan [TRACLEER] ______________ a On both the weekly online quizzes and the Cardiovascular System 1 exam, students will mainly be responsible for understanding the mechanisms and pharmacological effects of the drug classes listed here rather than the specific properties of particular drugs. For some of the drug classes, important prototype examples are listed in bold italics ; you should know these “core drugs.” The Alphabetical Drug List on p 3 includes additional drugs, listing most drugs mentioned in the Vascular Endothelium, NO, Angiotensin, and Endothelin lecture and the Cardiovascular Pharmacology lecture. Again,
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