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What diuretics should you use in DHF and at what doses?
Furosemide 20-40 mg/day
HCTZ 12.5-25 mg/day
What is the difference between SHF and DHF treatment with diuretics?
DHF = don’t want to decrease preload anymore, so need to be very cautious with diuretics and start low
What would be a normal Lisinopril dose for DHF?
What would be a normal Enalapril dose for DHF?
Are ACEIs first line therapies in ACEI?
Are Diuretics first line treatments in DHF?
What dose of Candesartan would be used in DHF?
What dose of Irbesartan would be used in DHF?
Are ARBs first line in DHF?
No, used if ACEI intolerance
What is a normal dose of Metoprolol tartate for DHF?
25 mg BID
What BBs can be used for DHF?
Any, not specific like with SHF
What situation should you use caution in with a BB?
What are the initial goals for BB use in DHF?
Resting HR = 60 bpm
Exercise-induced HR <110 bpm
Are BBs 1st line in DHF?
What aspects of DHF are controlled by BBs?
HR, MI and BP
Can non-DHP CCBs be used in DHF?
Are Non-DHP CCBs 1st line drugs in DHF?
No, 2nd line
What aspects of DHF are controlled by Non-DHP CCBs?
HR, BP and MI
What is a normal DHF dose of Verapamil?
Can you use Non-DHP CCBs in SHF?
What is a normal dose of Diltiazem in DHF?
What situation warrents cauton of aldosteron eantagonists in DHF?
What is a normal dose of Spirolactone in DHF?
What is a normal dose of Eplerenone in DHF?
Are Aldoseterone antagonist 1st line therapies in DHF?
No, add on therapy if patient is still symptom
Are Nitrates a 1st line drug in DHF?
No, used to control MI
What are Nitrates used for in DHF?
What type of Nitrates are used in DHF?
Long acting nitrates like Imdur
What is a normal Imdur dose for DHF?
When should you exercise caution in Nitrate treatment of DHF?
Excessive preload reduction due to vasoldilitory properties
DHF pharamcotherapies target what symptoms?
What is the first line DHF therapy for BP control?
What is the first line DHF therapy for HR control?
What is the first line DHF therapy for alleviating fluid retention?
Duretics: HCTZ or low dose furosemide
What is the first line DHF therapy for alleviating MI?