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What are the drugs for antihypertensive? Diuretics Sympatholytic drugs(a-blocker, b-blockers, centrally acting drugs), Angiotensin inhibitors, Vasodilators
What are angiotensin inhibitors? Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB), Direct renin inhibitors (aliskiren)
what is the purpose of Bradykinin? vasodilation
What does vasodilation mean? means it lowers blood pressure
What is renin for? convert angiotensinogen => angiotensin I
What does ACE do? convert angiotensin I => angiotensin II
What does angiotensin II do? causes vasoconstriction (thats why we need angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB)
What are the vasodilators for antihypertension? Calcium channel blockers, other vasodilators
What are the vasodilators that work as antianginal drugs? Organic Nitrites and nitrates, Calcium channel blockers
What are antianginal drugs? Organic Nitrites and nitrates, Calcium channel blockers, B blockers
What are the drugs for heart failure? positive inotropic drugs, vasodilators (ACE, ARB, hydralazine and nitrates, nesiritide), B-blockers, aldosterone antagonists, diuretics
What are the drugs for antiarrhythmic? Sodium channel blockers (class I, II, III), miscellaneous
what are the drugs for hyperlipidemia (hypercholesterolemia) HMG-CoA reductase Inhibitors (statins), Bile acid-binding resins, Ezetimile, Niacin (nicotinic acid), Fibric acid derivatives
What are the sodium channel blocker? Class I:
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