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Pharm Unit 14

SPC Pharmacology Unit 14 Exam 5

Analeptics Low TI (not so safe) Questionable in the treatment of COPD
Side-Effects of Analeptics Twitching, Convulsions, Restlessness, Sweating Dizziness, Rigidity Headaches, Bronchospasm, Arrhythmias
Diamox (acetazolamide) Promotes breathing by promoting the loss of bicarbonate (HCO3), which induces metabolic acidosis which promotes compensatory respiration a loss of CO2 (results in respiratory alkalosis)
Cafcif Caffeine Citrate
Cafcif Dose Loading 20mg/kg Maintenance 5mg/kg 24-48hrs Loading 4x that of maintenance
Advantages of Caffine CNS Stimulation Rapid absorption pass Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) Easy to Administer and Safer Greater Predictability with few adverse side-effects
Analeptics Stimlate? Stimulate respiratory by actions on the CNS
Created by: Langhout1418