Medications

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Medications
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2010-03-07 23:21:00
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  1. Fluvastatin (Lescol)
    • Ther class : Lipid-lowering agents
    • Pharm class : hmg coa reductase inhibitors
    • Lowering of total and LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. Slightly increases HDL cholesterol. Slows the progression of coronary atherosclerosis with resultant decrease in incidence of coronary heart disease-related events
  2. Ezetimibe
    • Ther class : Lipid-lowering agents
    • Pharm class : Cholesterol absorption inhibitors
    • Lowering of cholesterol, a known risk factor for atherosclerosis
  3. Alprazolam
    • Ther class : Antianxiety Agents
    • Pharm class : Benzodiazepines
    • Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  4. Clopidogrel
    • Ther class : Antiplatelet agents
    • Pharm class : Platelet aggregation inhibitors
    • Decreased occurrence of atherosclerotic (condition in which an artery wall thickens as the result of a build-up
    • of fatty materials such as cholesterol) events in patients at risk
  5. DOPamine
    • Ther class : Inotropics vasopressors
    • Pharm class : Adrenergics
    • Increased cardiac output, increased blood pressure, and improved renal blood flow
  6. Heparin
    • Ther class : Anticoagulants
    • Pharm class : Antithrombotics
    • Prevention of thrombus formation
  7. Famotidine (Pepcide)
    • Ther class : Antiulcer agents
    • Pharm class : Histamine h2 antagonists
    • Healing and prevention of ulcers, Decreased symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux
  8. Diltiazem
    • Ther class : Antianginals antiarrhythmics
    • Pharm class : Calcium channel blockers
    • Systemic vasodilation resulting in decreased blood pressure.Coronary vasodilation resulting in decreased frequency and severity of
    • attacks of angina.
  9. Bisacodyl
    • Ther class : Laxatives
    • Pharm class : Stimulant laxatives
    • Evacuation of the colon
  10. Sotalol
    • Ther class : Antiarrhythmics
    • Pharm class : Beta blockers´╗┐
    • Suppression of arrhythmias

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