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Flashcards in CHOLINERGIC AGONISTS Deck (13):
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ACETYLCHOLINE

rapid miosis after delivery of the lens in cataract surgery

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METHACHOLINE

Diagnosis of bronchial airway hyper-reactivity

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CARBACHOL

  • Reduces intraocular pressure after cataract surgery
  • Miosis during surgery 

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BETHANECHOL

Postoperative and postpartum urinary retention

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PILOCARPINE

  • Management of acute angle-closure glaucoma
  • Treatment of dry mouth

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EDROPHONIUM

Diagnosis of myasthenia gravis

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PHYSOSTIGMINE (compare to PYRIDOSTIGMINE)

Treatment of overdoses of anticholinergic drugs

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NEOSTIGMINE

  • Treatment of myasthenia gravis
  • Reversal of effects of non-depolarizing neuromuscular blockers after surgery

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PYRIDOSTIGMINE (compare to PHYSOSTIGMINE)

Treatment of myasthenia gravis

10

MALATHION, PARATHION

INSECTICIDES

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TABUN, SARIN, SOMAN

NERVE AGENTS

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PRALIDOXIME

cholinesterase regenerator for organophosphate insecticide poisoning

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  • DONEPEZIL 
  • RIVASTIGMINE 
  • GALANTAMINE

  • The mainstay of therapy for patients with Alzheimer disease
  • ACE inhibitor