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Cardiovascular Drugs

DrugBrand NamePharmacologic ClassTherapeutic Class
Adenosine Adenocard Purine nucleoside; cardiac node membrane stabilizer Antiarrhythmic agent
Aliskiren Tekturna Direct renin inhibitor Antihypertensive agent
Amiloride Midamor Epithelial Na+ channel blocker K+ sparing diuretic
Amiodarone Cardarone Cardiac ion channel blocker (K+, Na+, Ca2+) and b-receptors Antiarrhythmic agent
Amlodipine Norvasc Dihydropyridine Ca2+ channel blocker Antihypertensive and antianginal agent
Carvedilol Coreg Non-selective adrenoreceptor antagonist Antihypertensive and heart failure agent
Clonidine Catapres a2-adrenoreceptor agonist Antihypertensive drug
Conivaptan Vaprisol Vasopressin antagonist Diuretic, aquaretic
Digoxin Lanoxin Digitalis glycoside (cardenolide) Cardiac stimulant
Diltiazem Cardizem Non-dihydropyridine Ca2+ channel blocker Vasodilator, antiarrhythmic agent (Class IV)
Dofetilide Tikosyn K+ channel blocker Class III antiarrhythmic agent
Enalapril Vasotec Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor Antihypertensive agent
Esmolol Brevibloc Selective b1-adrenorecepor blocker Antiarrhythmic agent (Class III)
Fenoldopam Corlopam Agonist at dopamine D1-like receptors Antihypertensive agent
Furosemide Lasix Membrane ion transport inhibitor Loop-acting (high-ceiling) diuretic
Hydralazine Apresoline Vasodilator Antihypertensive; heart failure agent
Hydrochlorothiazide HydroDiuril Thiazide diuretic Antihypertensive agent
Labetalol Normodyne, Trandate a- and b-adrenoreceptor antagonist Antihypertensive
Mannitol Osmitrol Osmotic agent Diuretic
Methyldopa Aldomet a2-adrenoreceptor agonist Antihypertensive agent
Minoxidil Rogaine Vasodilator, K+ channel opener Antihypertensive; hair growth stimulant
Nesiritide Natrecor Recombinant human B-type natriuretic peptide Heart failure treatment
Nitroglycerine Nitro-stat, Transderm-Nitro Organic nitrate vasodilator Antianginal agent
Acetazolamide Diamox Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Inhibits CO2<->HCOO3-; increases renal NA+/HCO3- excretion; inhibits humor formation; causes metabolic acidosis (hypochloremic) Diuretic and urinary alkalizer
Nitroprusside Nitropress Vasodilator Antihypertensive
Propafenone Rythmol Cardiac Na+ channel blocker Antiarrhythmic agent (Class IC)
Quinidine Quinidex Estentabs Cardiac Na+ channel blocker Antiarrythmic agent (Class IA)
Ranolazine Ranexa Selective Na+ channel blocker Antianginal and anti-ischemic agent
Sotalol Betapace K+ channel blocker Antiarrhythmic agent (Class III)
Spironolactone Aldactone Aldosterone antagonist K+ sparing diuretic
Valsartan Diovan Angiotensin AT1 receptor antagonist Antihypertensive
Verapamil Calan, Isoptin Non-dihydropyridine Ca+ channel blocker Antihypertensive, antianginal, and antiarrhythmic agent (Class IV)
Created by: jcechter