Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

pharm final

ch 18

epi can be admin subQ, IV, topically, inhalation, intracardiac it is not given orally because it is rapidly metabolized by the liver and excreted in urine
epi used in emergencies treats anaphylaxis potent inotropic - ↑contractility, promotes vasoconstriction, and CO high doses can result in dysrhythmias - must be on ECG monitor
epi and digoxin dysrhythmia
epi and beta blockers antagonizes the action of epi
epi and MAOIs make epi's effects intensified and prolonged
antedote for extravasation of norepi and dopamine ☺phentolamine mesylate (regitine), 5-10 mg diluted in 10-15 mL of saline infiltrated into area for IV extravasation ☻redness and tissue warmth are signs of effective treatment
atenolol and metropolol ☺selective ☻↓BP and pulse
atenolol (Tenornmin) ☺selective beta blocker ☻CI in bradycardia, heart block, cardiogenic shock, pulm edema, acute bronchospasm, and pregnancy ♥once per day dosing ♦PO: onset 1 hr, peak 2-4 hrs, duration 24
doxazosin (Cardura) alpha1-adrenergic blocker ☺treats HTN and BPH ☻s/e: dizziness, HA, syncope
atenolol (Tenormin) beta1-adrenergic blocker ☺HTN, angina, dysrhythmia ☻check apical pulse ♥do not give if HR <60
atenolol Prototype Drug ☺beta1-adrenergic blocker ☻CI: bradycardia, heart block >1st degree, cardiogenic shock, pulm edema, acute bronchospasm, uncompensated cardiac failure, pregnancy, lactation ♥used to tx angina, HTN, MI, HF, ♣s/e: drowsiness, dizziness, syncope, depression, alopecia, weakness, n/v/d, cool extremities, impotence, ↓libido a/e: bradycarida, HoTN, HF, masking of hypoglycemia, bronchospasm, pulm edema, dysrhythmias, thrombocytopenia
Created by: nursingTSJC2013



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards