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clonidine/Catapress Class Alpha agonist
clonidine/catapress reason given hypertension
clonidine/catapress how it works reduces sympathteic outflow from cns causes vasodilation decreases SVR and BP
clonidine/catapress considerations can cause withdrawl symptoms if DCed suddenly rebound hypertension
atenelol/Tenormin class beta blocker
atenelol/Tenormin how it works reduce BP by antagonizing b adrenergic effects
atenelol/Tenormin considerations bronchospasm can mask hypoglycemia
lisinopril/Prinbil/Zestril class ACE inhibitor
lisinopril/Prinbil/Zestril how it works decreases conversion of angiotensin 1 to angiotensin 2 results in vasodilation
lisinopril/Prinbil/Zestril considerations angioedema check kidney functions cough
losartan/Cozaar class ARB
losartan/Cozaar how it works inhibits binding of angiotensin 2 to ATT receptors results in vaso dilation
losartan/Cozaar considerations used in PTs when cant use ACEs
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide class thiazide diuretic
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide how it works initial decrease in ECF sustained decrease in SVR
HCTZ hydrochlorothiazide considerations given first for HTN
troponin where is it produced myocardial muscle protein released after cardiac injury
troponin what does it mean usually shows signs of MI
troponin levels <0.1
Target Organ Diseases CAD Cerebrovascular disease peripheral vascular disease nephrosclerosis retinal damage
CAD related to HTN how to assess
Created by: ronguiness