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1

Your patient has SVT at a rate of 180 BPM. Adenosine fails to convert the rhythm. The physician may consider using what other drug?

Cardizem

2

Where are Beta 1 receptors found?

Heart

3

Chronic Beta blockade increases beta receptor density. This is an example of what?

up regulation

4

A drug with negative chronotropic effect causes what?

slower heart rate

5

Beta blockers are potentially dangerous to which patient.

Asthmatics

6

An overdose of verapamil can be reversed by what drug?

CaCl

7

The effect of CCB can be potentiated by eating what?

grapefruit

8

Where are calcium channels located?

cell membranes of muscle and conduction tissue

9

What is the CCB of choice for Atrial Fibrillation?

Diltiazem

10

What do CCB reduce?

contractility
afterload
oxygen demand

11

Atenolol

Tenormin

12

Esmolol

Brevibloc

13

Labetelol

Normodyne

14

Dilitiazem

Cardizem

15

Nifedipine

Procardia

16

propanolol

Procardia

17

Nadolol

Corgard

18

Verapamil

Isoptin

19

Metropolol

Brevibloc