Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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  1. Classification: Antidepressant
    venlafaxine (Effexor XR)
  2. Action: May increase amount of norepinephrine, seotonin, or both in the CNS by blocking reuptake by neurons.
    venlafaxine (Effexor XR)
  3. Use: depression, anxiety disorders
    venlafaxine (Effexor XR)
  4. Classification:Antihypertensive, angiotensin II blocker
    valsartan (Diovan)
  5. Action: Blocks the binding of angiotensin II receptors in vascular smooth muscle which promotes vasodilation.
    valsartan (Diovan)
  6. Use: high blood pressure
    valsartan (Diovan)
  7. Classification: Bisphophonate, calcium regulator
    alendronate sodium (Fosamax)
  8. Action: Slows normal and abnormal bone resorption without inhibiting bone formation.
    alendronate sodium (Fosamax)
  9. Use: osteoporosis
    alendronate sodium (Fosamax)
  10. Classification: Narcotic analgesic CII
    oxycodone (Oxycontin)
  11. Action: Acts as an agonist at specific opiod receptors in CNS to produce analgesia.
    oxycodone (Oxycontin)
  12. Use: Pain
    oxycodone (Oxycontin)
  13. Classification: Cephalosporin antibiotic
    cephalexin (Keflex)
  14. Action: Bactericidal, inhibits cell wall synthesis.
    cephalexin (Keflex)
  15. Use: bacterial infections
    cephalexin (Keflex)
  16. Classification: Calcium channel blocker
    amlodipine besylate (Norvasc)
  17. Action: Blocks calcium movement into myocardial cells.
    amlodipine besylate (Norvasc)
  18. Use: angina, hypertension
    amlodipine besylate (Norvasc)
  19. Classification: Anticonvulsant
    levetiracetam (Keppra)
  20. Action: Inhibit never impulses by limiting influx of sodium ions in cells in motor cortex.
    levetiracetam (Keppra)
  21. Use: seizure disorder
    levetiracetam (Keppra)
  22. Classification: Antidepressant/ SSRI
    sertraline hydrochloride (Zoloft)
  23. Action: Inhibits serotonin reuptake in CNS.
    sertraline hydrochloride (Zoloft)
  24. Use: depression
    sertraline hydrochloride (Zoloft)
  25. Classification: CNS stimulant CII
    • dextroamphetamine and amphetamine
    • (Adderall XR)
  26. Action: Blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine and dopamine in CNS.
    • dextroamphetamine and amphetamine
    • (Adderall XR)
  27. Use: ADHD (attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder)
    • dextroamphetamine and amphetamine
    • (Adderall XR)
  28. Classification: Reversible cholinesterase inhibitor
    donepezil (Aricept)
  29. Action: Elevates acetylcholine concentrations in cerebral cortex.
    donepezil (Aricept)
  30. Use: treats symptoms of mild/moderate Alzheimer's disease
    donepezil (Aricept)

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