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Cardiac Cardiac drugs have multiple uses.
Anti-Anginals These drugs increase cardiac blood flow thus increasing oxygen supply while decreasing the workload of the heart, which decreases its demand for oxygen
Nitrostat (Nitrate) Nitroglycerin
Isordil (Nitrate) isosorbide dinitrate
Verelan (Calcium Channel Blocker) verapamil
Procardia (Calcium Channel Blocker) nifedipine
Cardizem (Calcium Channel Blocker) diltiazem
Pronestyl (Antiarryhthmic) procainamide
Norpace (Antiarrythmics) disopyramide
Toprol & Lopressor (Beta Blocker) metoprolol
Tenormin (Beta Blocker) atenolol
Inderal (Beta Blocker) propranolol
Cardura (Alpha Blocker) doxazosin
Hytrin (Alpha Blocker) terazosin
Prazosin (Alpha Blocker) minipress
Vasopressers These drugs are called Inotropes they increase the force of cardiac contraction
Dobutrex dobutamine
Intropin dopamine
Levophed norepinephrine
Adrenalin epinephrine
Glycosides Increase the force of contraction of the heart thus decreasing overall heart rate
Lanoxin digitoxin
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