Antianginal and Anti-hypertension

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Kate718
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Antianginal and Anti-hypertension
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2011-08-30 01:44:26
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Pharmacology
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Chapter 19
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  1. Nitroglycerine
    • Causes smooth muscle dilation
    • Taken under tongue to avoid 1st pass effect
  2. Steps for smooth muscle contraction
    • Nitrates>Nitrites>Nitric oxide>GMP>Myosin light chain
    • All are increasesd
  3. Treatment Hypertension
    • ACE inhibitors
    • Inhibit renin and angiotensin II
    • Increase sypathetic tone by using B blockers
    • Diuretics
  4. Thiazide
    • Direct arteriole effect, removes Na and H2O in order to lower blood volume
    • Diruetic
    • Drug of choice
  5. Bradykinin
    • Causes dry cough
    • Broken down by ACE

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