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Pharmacology

Medication Affecting BP

TermDefinition
Alpha Adrenergic Blockers Doxazosin
Alpha Adrenergic Blockers Prozosin
Alpha Adrenergic Blockers Terazosin
Alpha Adrenergic Blockers Tamsulosin (BPH only)
Indications: Hypertension, BPH, severe heart failure Alpha Adrenergic Blockers
Contraindications: know drug allergy Alpha Adrenergic Blockers
Adverse Effect: Hypotension (dizziness, fainting) Alpha Adrenergic Blockers
Central Acting Alpha 2 Agonist Clonidine
Central Acting Alpha 2 Agonist Methylodopa
Central Acting Alpha 2 Agonist Indications Hypertension
Central Acting Alpha 2 Contraindications Know drug allergy
Central Acting Alpha 2 Agonist Adverse Effects Orthostatic hypotension,dizziness,fatigue/sedation,bradycardia,Rebound hypotension with abrupt discontinuation
Drug Interactions Additive affect with diuretics;other antihypertensive
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agent Atenolol
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agent Metoprolol
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agent Carvedilol
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agent Nadolol
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agent Nebivolol
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agent Propranolol
Beta-Blockers Indications Hypertension,Angina,MI,dysthymia
Beta Blockers Contraindications Known allergy,heart rate less than 60,severe asthma, use cautiously in heart failure,COPD and diabetics
Beta Blockers Adverse Effect Mask hypoglycemia, bronchial constriction,rebound hypertension with abrupt discontinuation,fatigue,insomnia,bradycardia
Beta Blockers Drug Interactions Additive Effects with other antihypertensive
ACE Inhibitors Captopril
ACE Inhibitors Benazepril
ACE Inhibitors Enalapril
ACE Inhibitors Lisinopril
ACE Inhibitors Quinapril
ACE Inhibitors Indications Hypertension,Heart failure
ACE Inhibitors Contraindications Known drug allergy, pregnancy, Hyperkalemia, Renal failure
ACE Inhibitors Adverse Effects Hypotension,dizziness,dry,hacking cough,loss of taste,hyperkalemia,rash,angioedma,neutropenia
ACE Inhibitors Drug Interactions Potassium Supplements and Potassium Sparing Diuretics
ARBS Losartan
ARBS Eprosartan
ARBS Valsartan
ARBS Irbesartan
ARBS Olmesartan
ARBS Telmisartan
ARBS Indications Hypertension,heart failure
ARBS Contraindications Known drug allergy; pregnancy
ARBS Adverse Effects Hyperkalmia
ARBS Drug Interactions Potassium Supplements;Potassium Sparing Diuretics
Calcium Channel Blockers Amlodipine
Calcium Channel Blockers Felodipine
Calcium Channel Blockers Nifedipine
Calcium Channel Blockers Nicardipine
Calcium Channel Blockers Verapamil
Calcium Channel Blockers Diltiazem
Calcium Channel Blockers Indications Hypertension,angina,dsyrhthmias
Calcium Channel Blockers Contraindications Know drug allergy,hypotension,acute MI,use cautiously in heart faliure
Calcium Channel Blockers Adverse Effects Hypotension, Peripheral edema, bradycardia
Calcium Channel Blockers Drug Interactions Grapefruit juice
Direct Vasodilators Hydralazine
Direct Vasodilators Indications Hypertension
Direct Vasodilators Contraindications Known drug allergy; hypotension;MI;CAD(coronary artery disease)
Direct Vasodilators Adverse Effects Hypotension,dizziness,Headache,edema,rash,reflux tachycardia
Direct Vasodilators Drug Interactions Additive effect when given with other antihypertensive
Created by: Katrice86
 

 



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