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Drug Words S2 W4

Sequence 2 Week 4 Drug Words

Brand Generic & ClassWhat does it do?
Procardia nifedipine (nye FED i peen) Calcium Channel Blocker Treats hypertension & angina
Nitrostat nitroglycerin Antianginal Treats angina
Vazculep phenylephrine (fen-il-EF-rin) Alpha-1-Agonist Treats stuffy nose, sinus problems, and hemorrhoids
Pravachol pravastatin (PRAV a STAT in) HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors Lowers cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood
Deltasone prednisone Glucocorticosteriod Treats inflammation
Proventil albuterol Beta 2 Adrenergic bronchodilators Treats bronchospasm
Fiberall psyllium Laxative Treats constipation
Questran cholestyramine (koe le STYE ra meen) Bile acid sequestrants Lowers cholesterol
Quinidex quinidine Class I antiarrhythmic agent Keeps heart beating normally
Alli / Xenical orlistat Gastric & pancreatic lipases inhibitor Aid in weight loss, or help reduce the risk of regaining weight already lost
Nexium esomeprazole magnesium (ee so MEP ra zol) Proton Pump Inhibitors Treats GERD
Created by: Jazsymin



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