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Drugs & Tx

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Zemuron Muscle Relaxer.
Nitroglycerin Tx of angina in people who have coronary artery disease.
Percodan Aspirin and Oxycodone. Used to relieve moderate to severe pain.
Levodopa *Tx for Parkinson's Disease. Dopamine precursor.
Propofol A short-acting, IV administered hypnotic agent. Its uses include the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia, sedation for mechanically ventilated adults, and procedural sedation. Also commonly used in veterinary medicine.
Carbidopa, Lodosyn Increase the amount of LeVoDopa when used in conjunction but not effective when given alone.
Dopamine Does not alter the course of disease and when given orally, will not cross the BBB.
What do Anti-Psychotics do? Prevent nerve cells from responding to dopamine by blocking specific receptors on the cell surface.
What do Amphetamines tx? Narcolepsy, Hyperkineses, Obesity, ADD, Epilepsy.
How do drugs that effect the CNS work? By effecting the Hypothalamus, Cerebral Cortex, Frontal and Temporal lobes.
How does caffeine work? Stimulates the CNS on all levels (cortex, medulla, spinal cord). It relieves fatigue, increases intellect, decreases drowsiness, stimulates respiration and cardiac rythem, and constricts blood vessels.
What are Propinic Acids used for? Analgesics with anti-inflammatory and pyretic properties.
Suprofen Non-steroidal Anti- Inflammatory prescribed for reducing pain and inflammation in the eyes.
Xanthine A purine base found in most human body tissues and fluids and in other organisms. A number of stimulants are derived from this, including caffeine & theobromine. Also found in plant materials for consumption: Coffee, Tea, Chocolate, Cola, Amino Phyline.
Profenal A non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) marketed as 1% eye drops.
Ziprasidone Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder.
Aacetylsalicylic Acid Treats pain, fever, arthritis, and inflammation. It may also be used to reduce the risk of heart attack.
Vicodin Treats moderate to moderately severe pain.
Tolbutamide Treats diabetes mellitus. Belongs to a class of drugs called sulfonylureas.
Alprazolam Treats anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and anxiety caused by depression.
Guaifenesin Treats cough that is caused by colds, flu, or other conditions. This is an expectorant that loosens mucus in your lungs.
Remacemide Tx of Huntington's Disease.
Ganaxolone A steroid drug related to pregnanolone which has sedative, anxiolytic and anticonvulsant effects. It is being investigated for potential medical use in the treatment of epilepsy.
Cyproheptadine Antihistamine.
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