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Resp. Quiz
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  1. Short-acting beta2 receptor agonist
    • Proventil- causes bronchodilation (bronchodilator relxes muscles in airway)
    • ventonil " "
    • *use w/ caution in cardiac disease
  2. azatadine


    (antihistamine)
    blocks allergic responses though histime recptor blockade
  3. acetylcysteine
    mucomyst- used as antidote in acetaminophen overdose

    • *treatment of abnormal sticky thick mucus in lungs
    • EX: this medication is used for :brochitis, pneumonia and anesthesia
  4. C
  5. corticosteroids


    *adrenocortical steriods
    Deltasone- contains predninose

    Medrol- ANTIFLAMMATORY
  6. Fluticasone
    Flovent- antiinflammatory

    *corticosteriod, reduces reactions in airway in responses to allergens
  7. Epinephrine
    adrenalin- Beta1 and beta2 receptor agonist


    *narrows blood vessels, opens airway in lungs
  8. Epinephrine



    (increase heatrate)
    bronchodilation

    cardiac stimulation
  9. Ethambutol




    (treats TB)
    myambutol- antitubercukar agent

    *treats TB
  10. Isoniazid



    (antitubercolosis
    Nydrazid-antitubercular agent




    (treats TB)
  11. Leukotriene modifiers



    (prevents stuff from happening)
    ex: asthma
    • Accolate
    • Singluair -interferes with synthesis bloacks action of leukotrinese
    • Zyflor
    • *used for asthma
  12. Oxymetazoline
    (Nasal)
    Afrin-vasoconstrictor used for nasal congestion

    DO NOT USE MORE THAN 4 DAYS TO MINIMIZE CONGESTION
  13. para-aminosalicylate


    tx of pulmonary and TB
    *used to treat tubercle bacilli
    antitubercular agent



    *take with food
  14. Long-acting
  15. beta2
  16. receptor
  17. long-acting beta2 receptor agonists
    servent- causes bronchodilation, uses prevention of exercises induced asthma
  18. Theophylline
    Bronchodilator


    (avoid coffee, DONT CRUSH)
  19. Rifampin
    • Rifadin(antibotic prevents bacteria from spreading)
    • -antitubercular
    • Rimactane(prevents bacteria from spreading
  20. Rifapentine
    Priftin-antitubercular agent


    *test TB used along with medicines
  21. Pyrazinamide

    (treats TB)
    antitubercular
  22. potassium iodide
    expectorant, mucokintic agent


    (dont use in pregnant women)

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