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68wm6 p2 HT meds

Hypertension Medications

Hypertension TxTypesSpecial considerationsContraindicationsSide effects
Beta Blockers metoprolol (Lopressor) Myocardial Infarction (decreases hearts workload)
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitorsinhibitors lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril). Diabetes Mellitus (ACE inhibitor to help protect renal function), Heart failure, Myocardial infarction *Pregnancy *Hx of angioedema *Hypovolemia *African american PT (not as effective) *Surgery/anasthesia *cough *hypotension *impaired renal function *abdominal pain *ANGIOEDEMA
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers *valsartan (Diovan) *irbesartan (Avapro). PTs with diabetes
Calcium Channel Blockers diltiazem (Cardizem). more effective in African americans *Hypersensitivity *Pregnancy *BP <90mmHg *Lactation *Black PTs (not as effective) *Na+ depleted PTs on diuretics *Pediatrics *Hypotension *Hyperkalemia *Impaired renal function *dysrhythmia *Edema *Bradycardia
Diuretics thiazides, loop diuretics, and potassium sparing Heart failure, African americans
Andrenergics Clonodine no special considerations *Serious cardiac or cerebrovascular disease. *Renal insufficiency. *increased risk of orthostatic hypotension *adverse CNS effects in geriatric patients *Pregnancy or lactation *Bradycardia *Erectile disfunction *Rash *Sodium retention *Weight gain *inc heart rate
Created by: Shanejqb