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What does aspirin inhibit
What is aspirin, anticoagulant, antiplatlet, beta blocker?...

Thromboxane A2
Antiplatlet

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What is warffrin

Anticoagulant

2

What beta group do Atenolol. Propranolol. metoprolol belong?
What do they reduce?

Beta blockers
Cardiac output

3

What does Nifedipine block
What does it decrease
What does it dialate

Calcium
Heart rate
Coronary arteries

4

What classification does Plavix (clopidogrel) belong

Antiplatelet drugs

5

Which lipoprotein do Statin (HMG CoA) drugs reduce

LDL

6

Statin drug adverse affect

Hepatoxcity

7

Which drug should not be given with lovastatin
( mevacor)

Clarithromycin

8

Name a cardiac glycoside

Digoxin

9

ACE inhibitor

Enalapril

10

Why are ace inhibitors recommended for hypertension (only if pt. has _____)

Diabetes

11

Loop diuretic

Furosemide

12

What's the most effective diuretic

Loop

13

Thiazide diuretic

Hydrochlorothiazide

14

Potassium sparing diuretics

Spironolactone (aldactone)

15

Total bld volume

5L

16

What should you do before treating a patient on warfarin

Physician consult
INR value established no more than 72 hours b4