NCLEX- Antilipemic Agents

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NCLEX- Antilipemic Agents
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  1. Procainamide (Pronestyl)
    Antidysrhthmic med. Na channel blocker. Na channel blockers stabilize cardiac membranes
  2. Lidocaine (xylocaine)- IV
    Antidysrhthmic med. Na channel blocker. Na channel blockers stabilize cardiac membranes
  3. Propafenone (Rythmol)
    Antidysrhthmic med. Na channel blocker. Na channel blockers stabilize cardiac membranes
  4. Propranolol (Inderal)
    antidysrhthmic. Beta-adrenergic blockcer.prevent sympathetic nervous system stimulation of the heart.
  5. Amiodarone (Cordarone)
    Antidysrhthmic. K channel blocker. K channel blockers prolong the action potential and refractory period of the cardiac cycle.
  6. Verapamil (Calan)
    Antidysrhthmic. Ca channel blocker depresses depolarization and decrease o deman of the heart.
  7. Adenosine
    antidysrhthmic
  8. What is the main side effect of amiodarone?
    Pulmonary toxicity
  9. A person taking Verapamil can develop hypotension as an adverse effect. What can the nurse give to reverse severe hypotension?
    Ca cholride
  10. Taking Digoxin w/ what diuretic can cause toxicity?
    Furosemide (Lasix). Hypokalemia increases the risk for digoxen toxicity.
  11. What is a painful adverse effect of Procainamide?
    Systemic Lupus syndrome (painful, inflamed joints.)
  12. What helps increase the absorption of propranolol?
    Taking the medication w/ food.

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