Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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  1. Classification: macrolide antibiotic
    azithromycin (Zithromax)
  2. Action: Kills bacteria (bactericidal) and inhibits bacterial growth (baceriostatic)
    azithromycin (Zithromax)
  3. Use: bacterial infections
    azithromycin (Zithromax)
  4. Classification: antihistamine
    cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  5. Action: inhibits histamine release and eosinophil activity during inflammation which decreases swelling and inflammatory response
    cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  6. Use: allergies
    cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  7. Classification: non-narcotic analgesic
    acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  8. Action: blocks periphal pain impulses
    acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  9. Use: pain, fever
    acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  10. Classification: Aceinhibitor, antihypertensive
    lisinopril (Prinivil)
  11. Action: blocks the action of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) which promotes vasodilation and decreases blood pressure.
    lisinopril (Prinivil)
  12. Use: hypertension
    lisinopril (Prinivil)
  13. Classification: anticoagulant
    warfarin (Coumadin)
  14. Action: interferes with synthesis of vitamin K slowing the process of blood clotting
    warfarin (Coumadin)
  15. Uses: thromboembolism and prevention of blood clots
    warfarin (Coumadin)
  16. Classification: thiazide diuretic
    hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)
  17. Action: inhibits reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the kidney which increase excretion of sodim, chloride, and water.
    hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)
  18. Use: Edema
    hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)
  19. Classification: loop diuretic
    furosemide (Lasix)
  20. Action: inhibits the reabsorption of sodium and chloride from the ascending loop of Henle
    furosemide (Lasix)
  21. Use: edema
    furosemide (Lasix)
  22. Classification: bronchodilator (salmeterol) and steroid (fluticasone)
    salmeterol and fluticasone (Advair diskus)
  23. Action: salmeterol relaxes bronchial smooth muscle producing bronchodilation, fluticasone reduces inflammation.
    salmeterol and fluticasone (Advair diskus)
  24. Uses: asthma
    salmeterol and fluticasone (Advair diskus)
  25. Classification: antidepressant
    paroxetine (Paxil)
  26. Action: inhibits CNS reuptake of serotonin
    paroxetine (Paxil)
  27. Use: depression
    paroxetine (Paxil)
  28. Classification: proton pump inhibitor
    omeprazole (Prilosec)
  29. Action: suppresses gastric acid secretion
    omeprazole (Prilosec)
  30. Use: GERD, esophagitis
    omeprazole (Prilosec)

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