Flashcards in Drugs Deck (11)
Mechanism of action: Tolterodine
Mechanism of action: Mirtazapine
Classic side effect: Mirtazapine
Increase in appetite leading to weight gain.
Increase in sleepiness
What is the effect of irradiating blood?
Reduces T-lymphocytes for those who are immunocompromised
Specific caution for this drug: Gentamicin
Nephrotoxic and Ototoxic
Gentamicin is in which class of antibiotics?
Side effect of Ecstasy overdose
Symptoms of Serotonin syndrome
Sweating, pyrexia, clonus, dilation of the pupils
Groups of medications which may cause urinary retention (5)
anticholinergics, opioids, NSAIDs, tricyclics, disopyramide
Mechanism of action: Timolol
topical b-blocker (used for acute glaucoma)