Flashcards in CCBs Deck (11):
Which CCBs are not dihydropyridine CCBs
diltiazem and verapamil
what condition should diltiazem and verapamil be avoided in
HF - may further depress cardiac function
The BNF reiterates like 1000x that verapamil should absolutely not be used with what class of drugs?
Beta blockers - hypotension and asytole
what is the most common side-effect of verapamil
what CCB is used for Raynauds?
Nifedipine - relaxes vascular smooth msucle and dilates coronary arteries and bloodd vessels
main side-effects of CCBs (2)
-flushing and headache (transient)
-ankle swelling (may respond only partially to diuretics
which 2 CCBs are most often used?
what is a potential reason for this?
felodipine and amlodipine
once a day administration
symptoms of CCB poisoning
which CCBs should be prescribed by brand
diltiazem - different MR preparations containing over 60mg may have differing effects
Nifedipine MR preparations
what CCB can be used to postpone premature labour