NCLEX- BP meds

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  1. Besides hypotenstion and hyperkalemia, what are some other adverse effects of ace inhibitors (pril)?
    Dry cough and angiodema. If this happens then the medication should be discontinued.
  2. Catopril, an ace inhibitor has 3 side effects that are specific to it that differs from other ace inhibitors. What are they?
    Neutropenia and Rash and dysgeuia (altered taste)
  3. Who are ace inhibitors contraindicated in?
    Clients with renal stenosis or clients w/ hx of angioedema.
  4. For administration, what is important to tell pts taking captopril?
    1 hour before meals.
  5. "sartan"= ?
    ARBS
  6. What the differences between ace's and arbs?
    both drugs cause andioedema but Arbs dont cause cough and hyperkalemia.
  7. What food can cause nifedipine, verapamil and diltiazem toxicity?
    Grapefruit juice
  8. What ca channel blocker can increase digoxin levels?
    Verapamil
  9. What kind of dysrhythmias can verapamil and diltiazem cause?
    widened QRS complex and prolonged QT interval.
  10. Why should client increase their fiber when taking verapamil?
    Because it can cause constipation.
  11. Prazosin (minipress)
    Alpha1 adrenergic blocker. results in venous and arterial dilation. Used for Htn
  12. Doxazosin meysylate (cardura)
    Alpha1 adrenergic blocker used for Htn
  13. Clonidine (Catapres)
    Centrally acting alpha 2 agonists. Used for htn
  14. Guanfacin HCL (tenex)
    Centrally acting alpha 2 agonists. Used for htn
  15. Methyldopa (Aldomet)
    Centrally acting alpha 2 agonists. Used for htn
  16. What are some side effects of centrally acting alpha 2 agonists such as clonidine, methyldopa and tenex?
    Drowsiness and sedation, dry mouth and rebound htn
  17. Propranolol (Inderal), Nadolol (Corgard) and Labetalol (normodyne) are what kind of beta blockers?
    Nonselective Beta 1 and 2. Can cause bronchoconstriciton exacerbating asthma
  18. How can propranolol effect people w/ diabetes?
    can mask the hypoglycemic effect of insulin.
  19. Nitroprusside na (Nitropress)
    Med for Htn crisis. provides direct vasodilation of arteries and vein resulting in rapid reduction of bp.
  20. Nitroglycerin (nitrostat IV)
    Med for Htn crisis. provides direct vasodilation of arteries and vein resulting in rapid reduction of bp.
  21. Nicardipine (cardene)
    Clevidipine (Cleviprex)
    Enalaprilat (Vasotec IV)
    Esmolol HCL (Brevibloc)

    What type of drugs are these?
    Meds for Htn crisis

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