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Flashcards in BetaBlockers Deck (20):
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Atenolol

Tenormin

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Carvedilol

Coreg

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Esmolol

Brevibloc

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Iabetalol

Normodyne

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Metoprolol

Lopressor

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Propranolol

Inderal

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Sotalol

Betapace

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Where does Beta 1 located?

Heart

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Where are Beta 2 receptors found? 

Lungs

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Why are BetaBlockers used?

management of

Hypertension,

Angina and

Tachyarrhythias

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What are some adverse reactions?

Incr. AV block

fatigue

Hypotension

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What are some contraindication for BetaBlockers?

Asthma

Bronchospasm

AV block

bradycardia

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What do Alpha 1 receptors cause ?

vasoconstriction

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What is the intracellular second messenger?

cAMP

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What can non-selective BetaBlockers cause?

decr. Respiration

pulmonary issues

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What does Adenylyl cyclase produce when activated ?

The release of Ca++

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What is the prototype BetaBlocker ?

Propanolol

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Which BetaBlocker has the shortest half life ?

Esmolol (9mins)

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Loss of effectiveness is due to what ?

Receptor up regulation

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