therapeutic classes & treatment

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cdsack
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therapeutic classes & treatment
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2012-02-10 01:38:30
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therapeutic classes and the conditions they treat
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  1. benzodiazepines
    anxiety, insomnia, seizures
  2. gastroduodenal cytoprotective agent
    protects stomach
  3. H2 receptor antagonist
    protects stomach, reduces stomach acid
  4. SSRI
    antidepressant
  5. antiemetic
    antinausea
  6. psychotropic agent
    psychosis, schizophrenia
  7. CCBs
    hypertension
  8. NSAID
    antiinflammation, analgesic, antipyretic
  9. erythromycin
    antibiotic, antifungal
  10. antineoplastic agents
    cancer, tumors
  11. B blockers
    hypertension, congestive heart failure (CHF),
  12. ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors
    hypertension and CHF
  13. GERD
    aka acid reflux, first line of therapy is antacids
  14. adrenergic drugs
    mimic sympathetic "fight or flight" nervous system
  15. cholinergic drugs
    mimic parasympathetic "rest and digest" nervous system
  16. bronchodialators
    asthma (side effects include tachycardia, dry mouth, tremors)

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