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What is the action of Lantus?
What is the duration of Humalog/Novolog?
lasts 3-4 hours
What is the action of Humalog/Novolog?
- Onset 15-30 minutes
- Peak 30-90 minutes
What is the duration of Humulin R/Novolin R?
lasts 3-6 hours
What is the action of Humulin R/Novolin R?
- onset 30 minutes
- Peak 2-3 hours
What is the action of Humulin N/Novolin N?
- onset 1-4 hours
- Peak 4-12 hours
- usually given 2x daily
Which insulin can be given IV or in a pump?
Humulin R/Novolin R
Which HRT is indicated if patient has had a hysterectomy? If not?
- If hysterectomy - Premerin
- If not - Prempro
What type of drug is Sudafed?
Alpha 1 adrenergic agonist
What type of drug is Benadryl?
Which drug is contraindicated for older adults?
Benadryl = causes confusion
What are pharmacodynamics?
What the drug does to the body
What are pharmacokinetics?
What the body does to the drug
What is an additive effect?
Two or more drugs working together to provide the desired effect
What is an agonistic effect?
affinity and stmulation at a receptor site
What is a synergistic effect?
two or more drugs working together to prvide more of the desired effect than working alone
What do alpha 1 adrenergic agonists do?
have an adrenergic effect - perepheral vasoconstriction, pupil contraction, bladder sphincter contraction eg cardura for prostate
What do alpha 2 adrenergic agonists do?
in CNS they lower the blood pressure
What do beta 1 adrenergic agonists do?
increase heart rate and force of contraction
What do beta 2 adrenergic agonists do?
dialate bronchioles, uterine relaxation, glycogenolysis/gluconeogenesis
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