Flashcards in A - I Deck (15):
Prevents increased levels of uric acid that causes kidney stones and gout. Can be used on cancer patients in chemotherapy.
Lowers cholesterol and fats made by liver and raises good cholesterol.
Drug class: benzodiazepine
Treat anxiety and panic disorders
Drug class: beta blocker
Treats hypertension and chest pain (angina). Lowers heart rate and strain.
Drug class: antibiotic
Treats bacterial infections
Drug class: antiviral
Treats viral infections like chickenpox, herpes, cold sores, and shingles. Decreases length and severity of outbreaks.
Controls and prevents asthma symptoms or lung disease by reducing swelling and irrigation of airways. Contains fluticasone (corticosteroid) and salmeterol (long acting beta agonists)
Drug class: bronchodilators
Treats wheezing and shortness of breath. Quick relief drug.
Treats adhd. A narcotic.
Tylenol-codeine #3, #4
Combination medication to relieve mild to moderate pain. Can reduce fever.
Drug class: calcium channel blockers
Treat high blood pressure and chest pain by relaxing blood vessels
Treats high blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels. Made of amlodipine (calcium channel blocker) and benazepril (ace inhibitor)
Control high blood sugar for type 2 diabetics by slowing breakdown of starch from food you eat so that blood sugar doesn't rise as much.
Prevent and reduce symptoms of altitude sickness and reduce headache and nausea. Can also treat seizures.