Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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  1. Classification: Antidiabetic
    metformin (Glucophage)
  2. Action: Increases peripheral utilization of glucose, decreases hepatic glucose production, and alters absorption of glucose.
    metformin (Glucophage)
  3. Use: Type 2 diabetes
    metformin (Glucophage)
  4. Classification: Antipsychotic
    quetiapine (Seroquel)
  5. Action: Antagonist for multiple neurotransmitter receptors in the brain.
    quetiapine (Seroquel)
  6. Use: Pyschotic disorders
    quetiapine (Seroquel)
  7. Classification: Antibiotic
    levofloxacin (Levaquin)
  8. Action: Interferes with bacterial cell DNA.
    levofloxacin (Levaquin)
  9. Use: Bacterial infections
    levofloxacin (Levaquin)
  10. Classification: Beta blocker
    atenolol (Tenormin)
  11. Action: Blocks stimulation of beta receptors in vasxular smooth muscle and the heart.
    atenolol (Tenormin)
  12. Use: Angina, hypertension
    atenolol (Tenormin)
  13. Classification: Antidiabetic
    pioglitazone (Actos)
  14. Action: Increases cell membrane senditivity to insulin.
    pioglitazone (Actos)
  15. Use: Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    pioglitazone (Actos)
  16. Classification: Antidepressant
    duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  17. Action: Inhibits serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake in CNS.
    duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  18. Use: Depression, neuropathic pain associated with diabetes
    duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  19. Classification: Corticosteroid
    prednisone (Deltasone)
  20. Action: decreases inflammation by stabilizing leukocyte lysosomal membranes which decreases inflammation, suppresses immune response, stimulates bone marrow, and influences metabolism.
    prednisone (Deltasone)
  21. Use: Inflammation, immunosuppression
    prednisone (Deltasone)
  22. Classification: Bronchodilator
    albuterol (Proair HFA)
  23. Action: Blocks beta2 adrenergic receptors which promotes smooth muscle relaxation of airways causing bronchodilation.
    albuterol (Proair HFA)
  24. Use: Asthma, bronchospasm
    albuterol (Proair HFA)
  25. Classification: NSAID, COX-2 inhibitor
    celecoxib (Celebrex)
  26. Action: Inhibits prostaglandin synthesis by inhibiting COX-2.
    celecoxib (Celebrex)
  27. Use: Arthritis
    celecoxib (Celebrex)
  28. Classification: Antidiabetic
    insulin (Lantus)
  29. Action: facillitates transport of glucose through cell membranes, stimulates synthesis of glycogen, fats and proteins.
    insulin (Lantus)
  30. Use: Type 1 diabetes, insulin dependent diabetes
    insulin (Lantus)

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