Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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2010-12-07 15:44:26
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Unit 4
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  1. Expectorant
    help raise repiratory secretions

    Robitussin, guaifenesin
  2. Decongestant
    reduces swelling of the nasal passages

    Sudafed, Afrin
  3. Bronchodilator
    relaxes bronchial muscles & dilates the bronchi

    Proventil (albuterol), Alupent, Isuprel, Xopenex
  4. Antitussive
    relieve coughing

    codeine,Tessaion Pearles, dextromethorphan
  5. Antiparkinson Agent
    relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's & assist in maintaining pt's mobility

    Sinemet, levodopa, Cogentin
  6. Antihistamine
    block the effects of histamine at the H1receptor; relieves symptoms of an allergic reaction

    Benadryl, Tavist, Claritin, Zyrtec, Allegra
  7. Antiglaucoma Agent
    decreases intraocular pressure


    Timoptic, Betoptic, pilocarpine
  8. Antiasthamtic
    Management of acute and chronic episodes of reversible bronchoconstriction

    albuterol, Serevent, Xopenex, Singulair, fluticasone

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