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Ch. 18 Pulmonary Med

TermDefinition
Pulmonary Stretch Receptor Responds to pressure/distortion to keep lungs from popping
Cough Receptors Sensitive to both mechanical and chemical stimuli
Pulmonary Arterial Preceptors Extra pulmonary receptor
Adrenergic Receptors Used to treat asthma
Mast Cell Stabilizers IFU: Asthma MOF: Inhibits mast cells from bursting open and releasing substances that casue inflammation Side Effects: Throat irration, wheezing, cough
Anti-Influenza Agents IFU: Reduction of flu symptoms MOA: Blocks the enzyme on the surface to stop reproduction
Antitussives IFU: Unproductive cough MOA: Blocks cough reflex by preventing signals to reach the receptor sites
Expectorants IFU: Productive cough MOA: Reduce thickness of bronchial secretion
Mucolytics IFU: Thick mucus secretion MOA: Breaks up the chemical structure of mucus
Anticholinergics IFU: Bronchospasm MOA: Dilate the bronchi by blocking acetylochline
Xanthines (Methylxanthines) IFU: Asthma MOA: Relax smooth muscle around bronchi
Beta-Adrenergic Agonists IFU: Bronchoconstriction MOA: Stimulate Beta-Z receptor sites to dilate bronchi
Decongestants IFU: Inflammation and fluid build-up in respiratory system MOA: Constructs blood vessels in nasal membranes
Glucocorticoids IFU: Asthma MOA: Suppresses the immune system, decrease inflammation
Oxygen IFU: Hypoxia (low oxygen in blood) MOA: Increases the amount of free oxygen available of inhalation
Respiratory Stimulants IFU: Apnea MOA: Stimulate the respiratory center of the brain (common in premature babies)
Smoking Cessation Aids IFU: Nicotine withdraw prophylaxis MOA: Contains nicotine in small consistent doses
Antibotics IFU: Respiratory illnesses & TB
Anticholineigics Blocks action of aetylenotine
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