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Flashcards in Drug AE Buzz Words Deck (25):
1

Dry cough, angioedema, urticaria

ACEI

2

Hyper/Hypo-thyroidism, liver, lower zone pulmonary fibrosis

Amiodarone

3

Gynaecomastia

Spironolactone, digoxin

4

Impotence & cold peripheries & tiredness

Beta-blocker

5

Constipation

Opioids, Verapamil

6

SOA (swelling of ankles) & Headache & flushing

CCB (Nifedipine)

7

Drug-induced SLE

Hydralazine, Penicillamine, procainamide

8

Gout

Thiazides, Pyrazinamide

9

Hyperkalaemia

Spironolactone (esp if + ACEI)

10

Peripheral neuropathy, hepatitis

Isoniazid

11

Orange coloured urine/tears, hepatitis

Rifampicin

12

Retrobulbar/optic neuritis (pain and vision loss)

Ethambutol

13

Oral candidiasis

Inhaled high-dose corticosteroids

14

Dilated cardiomyopathy from chemotherapy

Doxorubicin

15

Pulmonary fibrosis (lower zone)

Amiodarone, methotrexate, bleomycin

16

GI bleed, hearing loss

Aspirin

17

TTP

Clopidogrel

18

Headache, dizziness, postural hypotension; (angle closure glaucoma is a major contraindication)

Nitrates

19

Rhabdomyolysis

Statins

20

Peripheral oedema

Amlodipine CCB

21

Impotence, depression, fatigue and obscures diabetes

Beta blocker

22

Gout, hypokalaemia

Thiazides & loop diuretics

23

Triple whammy to kidney

NSAIDs (constricts afferent) + diuretics (dehydrates) + ACEI (dilates efferent)

24

Blurred yellowing vision with headache

Digoxin

25

Drug overdose causing hyperventilation, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, tinnitus & metabolic acidosis

Aspirin overdose