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Chapter 7 & 8

Cardiovascular & GI Drugs

Digitalis Class: Positive Inotropic Trade name: Digoxin Use: tx CHF, atrial fibrillation, & supraventricular tachycardia
Dopamine Class: Positive Inotropic Trade name: Intropin Use: tx acute heart failure, olgiuric renal failure, & supportive tx of shock
Enalipril Class: Vasodilator, ACE Inhibitor Trade name: Enacard Use: Vasodilator
Epinephrine Class: Positive Inotropic Use: Cardiac resuscitation, tx of anaphylaxis
Furosemide Class: Diuretic Trade name: Lasix Use: Diuretic therapy (CHF, pulmonary edema)
Lidocaine Class: Antiarrhythmic, local anesthetic Use: Control of PVC's, tx ventricular tachycardia
Nitroglycerin Ointment Class: Vasodilator Trade name: Nitro-Bid, Nitrol Use: Vasodilator, pulmonary edema
Pimobendan Class: Positive Inotropic Trade name: Vetmedin Use: tx atrioventricular insufficiency, dilated cardiomyopathy
Propranolol Class: Antiarrhythmic Use: tx hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, various arrhythmia; tx systemic hypertension/hyperthyroidism in cats
Activated Charcoal Class: Adsorbent Trade name: Toxiban, SuperChar Use: tx poisoning
Apomorphine Class: Emetic Use: Induction of vomiting in dogs
Chlorpromazine Class: Antiemetic Trade name: Thorazine Use: Antiemetic in dogs>cats
Cimetidine Class: Antiulcer Trade name: Tagamet Use: tx/prevent gastric, abomasal, duodenal ulcers, tx esophagitis, gastric reflux
Cisapride Class: GI Prokinetic/Stimulant Trade name: Propulsid Use: tx constipation & esophageal reflux
Dimenhydrinate Class: Antiemetic (Antihistamine) Trade name: Dramamine Use: tx motion sickness
Diphenhydramine Class: Antiemetic (Antihistamine) Trade name: Benadryl Use: antiemetic, motion sickness, pruritis, allergic rxn
Famotidine Class: Antiulcer Trade name: Pepcid Use: tx/prevent gastric, abomasal, or duodenal ulcers; tx esophagitis & gastric reflux
Lactulose Class: Laxative Trade name: Cephulac, Enulose Use: Relieve constipation
Psyllium Class: Laxative Trade name: Metamucil Use: Relieve constipation & impaction
Metoclopramide Class: Antiemetic, Stimulant Trade name: Reglan Use: antiemetic; tx gastroesophageal reflux & delayed gastric emptying
Metronidazole Class: Synthetic antibacterial Trade name: Flagyl Use: tx giardiasis, ulcerative colitis, & anaerobic infection
Prednisone Class: Glucocorticoid/Antiinflammatory Use: tx IBD
Prochlorperazine Class: Antiemetic Trade name: Compazine Use: antiemetic; tx V/D, gastroenteritis, spastic colitis, & motion sickness
Sucralfate Class: Antiulcer Trade name: Carafate Use: tx oral, esophageal, gastric, & duodenal ulcers
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