Methylxanthines

Card Set Information

Author:
mpgcuenca
ID:
119779
Filename:
Methylxanthines
Updated:
2011-11-30 03:40:13
Tags:
Asthma COPD
Folders:

Description:
Methylxanthines
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user mpgcuenca on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Methylxanthine Drugs
    Theophylline (Uniphyl, Theochron)
  2. MoA
    • Bronchodilator & anti-inflammatory properties due to adenosine receptor antagonism & phosphodiesterase inhibition (↑ cAMP & cGMP), especially PDE4
    • Also have anti-inflammatory effects by augmenting Histone deacetylase-2
  3. Dispensation
    • Oral & IV
    • Narrow therapeutic window
  4. SEs
    • Tachycardia
    • Headache
    • Insomnia
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Cardiac arrythmias
    • Seizures (resistant to anticonvulsants)

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview