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Pharm of Heart/Lungs


Hypertenion, benighn prostatic hyperplasia -dizziness, palpitation, orthostatic hypotension, drowsiness. Alpha adrenergic antagonist agents
Hypertension, CHF -hypotension,dizziness, dry cough, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia. Angiotensin-converting Enzymes ACE inhibitor agent
Hypertension, CHF -dizziness, back and leg pain, angina pectoris Angiotensin 2 receptor antagonis agents
Cardiac arrhythmias adhere to prescribed dosing -exacerbation of arrhythmias, dizziness, hypotension Antiarrhythmic agents
prevention of venous thromboembolism and cardioembolic events for A fibrillation or prosthetic heart valve patients - hemorrhage, increased risk of bleeding, gi distress Haparin, coumadin, lovenox anticoagulant agents
post MI, artrial fibrillation... -hemorrhage, thrombocytopenia, potential liver failure anti-thrombotic agents
decrease the oxygen demand by decreasing HR for angina, arrhythmias, heart failure... -bradycardia, fatigue, depression, dizziness, weakness, blurred vision HR and blood pressure reponse to exercise is diminished. beta blockers
hypertension, angina pectoris, arrhythmias, CHF -dizziness, headache, hypotension, peripheral edema. HR and BP diminished. calcium channel blocker
decreases BP: hypertension, edema associated with heart failure, pulmonary edema, glaucoma -dehydration, hypotension, poluria, arrhythmias diuretic agents
decrease ischemia for angina pectoris come into standing position slowly Nitrate agents
increase the force and velocity of contraction for heart failure or atrial fib Monitor heart rate during activity less than 60 or more than 100 bpm seek health care provider's positive inotropic agents
acute MI, PE, stroke, venous thrombosis -hemorrhage, allergic reaction, arrhythmia thrombolytic agents
Created by: eeshaa