Cardiovascular Drugs

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AlexisSheasMommy
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62952
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Cardiovascular Drugs
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2011-01-30 15:00:44
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Eastern Suffolk Boces
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Review of drugs for the cardiovascular system
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  1. Aldactone
    potassium sparing diuretic
  2. Aldomet
    Thiazide combo diuretic
  3. Aspirin
    • NSAID
    • platelet aggrigate inhibitor
  4. Apresoline
    • Vasodilator
    • Used to treat HTN
  5. Cardizem
    • CCB
    • Used to treat HTN, Angina and arrythmias
  6. Catapres
    Used for HTN
  7. Captopril
    • ACE inhibitor
    • Used to treat HTN, CHF, kidney problems caused by DM and to improve survival after an MI
  8. Coumadin
    • Anticoagulant
    • Monitor PT (9-12s)
    • S/S of bleeding
  9. Demadex
    Loop diuretic
  10. Dopamine
    Inotrope
  11. Dyazide
    Thiazide combo
  12. Epogen
    • Helps your body produce RBC's
    • Used to treat anemia
  13. Fragmin
    Anticoagulant
  14. HCTZ
    • Hydroclorothiazide
    • First line diuretic for hypertensive patients
  15. Integrilin
    • Anti-platelet
    • Used to prevent clots or MI's
  16. K-Dur
    Potassium
  17. Lasix
    Loop Diuretic
  18. Lanoxin
    Digitalis or Digoxin

    Slows rate; increases force

    Hold if HR is less than 60 or over 100
  19. Lidocaine
    Antidysrythmic

    • Used for ventricular ectopy R/T irritation
    • (Local anesthetic)
  20. Lipitor
    Lipid lowering
  21. Lopressor
    • Beta Blocker
    • Used for HTN and CHF
    • Decrease force and rate
  22. Lovenox
    Anticoagulant that prevents DVT's
  23. Nitroglycerine (NTG)
    Potent Vasodilator

    Wear gloves when administering

    1 tab SL q5 mins x 3

    Measured in grains

    1 tab of NTG = 1/150th of a grain= 0.4mg
  24. Norvasc
    CCB
  25. Persantine
    Anti-platelet
  26. Procardia
    CCB
  27. Plavix
    Anti-platelet
  28. Protamine Sulfate
    Antidote for Heparin OD
  29. Sterptokinase
    Thrombolytic
  30. Ternormin
    Beta Blocker
  31. Urokinase
    Thrombolytic
  32. Verapamil
    CCB
  33. Vitamin K
    Antidote for Coumadin OD
  34. Vytorin
    Lipid lowering
  35. Zocor
    Lipid Lowering

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