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1

Patient - "I have massive swollen big fat feet"

Calcium Channel Blocker - Verapamil

2

Patient - 'dying due to bronchospasm'

Beta Blocker - DO NOT GIVE TO ASTHMATIC PATEINT IDIOT

3

Patient - "I've started seeing yellow and I've collapsed"

Digoxin Toxicity

4

Patient - "I've developed tender breasts and I'm a man"

Digoxin

5

Patient "Doctor my vision has turned blurry"

Ivabradine - Lowers HR

6

Patient "Doctor this drug is giving me a cough with no phlegm"

ACEi give an ARB instead

7

Patient "Doctor I feel very tired have leg cramps and think I have hypokalaemia, hyponatraemia and probably hypovolumia"

Loop Diuretic - Furosemide

8

Patient "Doctor I used these drugs a lot and they worked at the start but now they don't?"

Nitrates - Development of tolerance

9

Drugs not to use in pregnancy

ACEi, ARBs, Statins, Thiazide Diuretics

10

Patient "Doctor I'm pregnant and have hypertension, what drugs will you give me that won't kill my baby?"

Weird drugs
Labetalol (oral or IV) - B and A blocker
Hydrazine (IV)
Nifedipine (oral)

11

What drugs cause hyperkalaemia?

ACEi, ARBs, Spironolactone

12

What drugs cause hypokalaemia

Digoxin, Furosemide

13

Patient "Doctor by blocking the parasympathetic nerve terminals to decrease my parasympathetic output and raise my heart rate you have dilated my pupils and caused me to have a dry mouth."

Atropine

14

Patient "I took this drug and suddenly got an awful headache"

Nitrate - GTN

15

Patient "I've got very sore muscles"

Statin

16

Patient "I've got swelling of my breast"

Spirolactone

17

What do you never give with a CCB

BB