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Midterm1druglist(C)

cardiovascular

Generic NameDrug CategoryIndicationCounseling tips
clopidogrel bisulfate antiplatelet Reduce rate of MI, Stroke, thrombotic events *Avoid aspirin or aspirin containing products unless directed by provider
digoxin Antiarrhythmic, Cardiac Glycoside Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation * Should not abruptly D/C * Avoid combining with antacid
ezetimibe Antilipemic Hypercholesterolemia * May take concomitanly with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
fenofibrate antilipemic hypercholesterolemia have not shown to reduce moratlity -elevation of liver function test -maylgias/myopathy seen when used with statins -GI is common SE
simvastatin HMG Co-A reductase inhibitors hypercholesterolemia most potent for lowering LDL * Best to take in the evening or bedtime * 80 mg dose is no longer advised for patients new to simvastatin therapy and requires extra pre-caution. * Not to eat/drink large amount of grapefruit
isosorbide mononitrate vasodilator angina * Should not abruptly D/C * Avoid combining with alcohol
metoprolol tartrate/ succinate beta blocker hypertension * May mask symptoms of hypoglycemia in patients with DM * Should not abruptly D/C * Extended release formulation should be taken with food
niacin sustained release(rx) antilipemic hypercholesterolemia * If medically approved, may pretreat with aspirin or NSAIDs 30 minutes before taking this med * Limit intake of alcohol while on this med * Take at bedtime with low-fat meal *avoid with PUD
Omega-3 fatty acid ethyl esters antilipemic hypercholesterolemia take with food or milk will increase LDL as much as 44%
warfarin Anticoagulant (VitaminK antagonist) Prophylaxis or treatment of thrombotic events *Avoid alcohol * A lot of drug interactions with this med, consult provider before starting any new drug product (OTC or herbal) *necrosis
simvastatin and ezetimibe HMG Co-A Reductase Inhibitor*, Antilipemic Hypercholesterolemia * Best to take in the evening or bedtime * 80 mg dose is no longer advised for patients new to simvastatin therapy and requires extra pre-caution. * Not to eat/drink large amount of grapefruit temporary memory loss, increased A1c and fasting glucose
aspirin-dipyridamole antiplatelet decrease the risk of stroke -Patient should avoid taking additional aspirin products unless indicated by provider -Patients who drink more than 3 alcoholic drinks per day should consult provider before using this med. -Do not crush or chew this medication
carvedilol alpha-beta blocker hypertension * Drug may mask hypoglycemia, DM patients should monitor blood glucose * Take with food * Shoud not abruptly D/C
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