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TT2 Hyperten Drugs

TT2 NHCC Hypertension Drugs

QuestionAnswer
Antagonizing to Beta-Adrenergic Beta Adrenergic Blockers
decreases cardiac output and reduces vasoconstictor tone Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Decreases renin secretions Beta Adrenergic Blockers
slows heart and myocardium oxygen demand Beta Adrenergic Blockers
causes bronchospasm and shouldn't be used with pts who have asthma Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Impairs peripherial circulation Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Do not stop abruptly. Sudden withdrawal may cause rebound hypertension Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Do not use if brady or hypotensive Beta Adrenergic Blockers
May mask hypoglycemia Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Caution with diabetics Beta Adrenergic Blockers
Causes vasodilation and decreased SVR Calcium Channel Blockers
Indications for use: angina, hypertension, SVT Calcium Channel Blockers
Monitor blood sugars Calcium Channel Blockers
Check AP and BP before giving Calcium Channel Blockers
Be cautious for orthostatic changes Calcium Channel Blockers
Side effects include nausea and vomitting, dizziness, peripheral edema, reflex tachycardia and decreased HR Calcium Channel Blockers
Increases secretion of Na and water by inhibiting NsCl reabsorption in the distal tubule Thiazide Diuretics
Side effects include F &E imbalance, N & V, photosensitivity Thiazide Diuretics
Usually given when edema is a concern Thiazide Diuretics
Use with sunscreen Thiazide Diuretics
Inhibits angiotensin converting enzyme ACE Inhibitors
Reduces conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II ACE Inhibitors
Prevents angiotension II mediated vasoconstriction ACE Inhibitors
Increases renin levels and decreases aldosterone levels ACE Inhibitors
Main side effects are hypotension, loss of taste and cough ACE Inhibitors
Aspirin and NSAIDS may reduce drugs effectiveness ACE Inhibitors
Diuretics enhance drugs effect ACE Inhibitors
Do Not use with potassium sparing diuretics ACE Inhibitors
Prevents action of angiotensin II and produces vasodilation Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Increases Na and water excretion Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Do not use with pregnancy Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Fewer side effects than ACE -no cough Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
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