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Pharm Products

Best approach to learn drugs By their class
Define Efficacy measures how effective a medication is at fixing a condition
Define Potency the amount of a medication it takes to be effective
Bioavailability the degree to which a drug becomes available to the target tissue after administration
Half life the time it takes the body to clear one half of the drug
Pharmacokinetics the study of how drugs move through the body
Major site of drug metabolism Liver
Sympathetic system works when you are excited
Bethanechol treats urinary retention
Anemia iron deficiency
Ranolazine treats angina
Therapuetic index higher is safer
Purpose of loading dose to achieve steady state more quickly
Ipratropium treats Asthma and COPD
Epinephrine increases heart rate and treats? Allergic reactions and cardiac emergencies
An Antagonist drug blocks a receptor site
CNS Central Nervous system
Botox relaxes muscle
CHF occurs due to hypertension, chronic heart disease
CHF is treated with diuretics, Milrinone
Nitrates cause headaches
For patient safety know side effects, interactions, allergies
Angina occurs when The oxygen supply to the heart doesn't match the demand
Two classes of receptors foe acetylcholine are muscarinic and nicotinic
Propranolol is purely a beta blocker true
Beta blocker receptors... relax smooth muscle and decrease heart rate
Diuretics increase urine flow
Beta blockers treat angina, hypertension, cardiac arrythmias and migraine prophylaxis
Three types of diuretics loop, potassium sparring and thiazide
Agonist a compound that binds to a receptor and produces a biological response
Two parts of nervous system Central and peripheral
Stop smoking meds Welbutrin and Nicotine patch
Tamsulosin Flomax used to treat BPH
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