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NUR120

CARDIAC MEDS

QuestionAnswer
Nitrates Antianginals that relax smooth muscle with resultant decrease in venous return and arterial BP
HMG CoA Inhibitors tx of elevated total and LDL cholesterol
Calcium Channel Blockers tx of angina pectoris caused by coronary artery spasm
Biphosphonates tx of Paget's disease; hypercalcemia of malignancy
Beta Adrenergic Blockers (Beta Blockers) tx of hypertension & angina pectoris caused by artherosclerosis
Antimetabolites Induction & maintenance of remission in acute myelocytic leukemia; Inhibit DNA polymerase
Anticoagulants tx of pulmonary embolism & venous thrombosis
Antiarrhythmics tx of tachycardia
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARB's) tx of hypertension; Nephropathy in type II Diabetes
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE) tx of stable pts within 24 hrs of acute MI
Alpha Adrenergic Blockers tx of hypertensions; relaxation of smooth muscle of bladder & prostate
Alkalating Drugs Palliative tx of chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Created by: sissie2901