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Flashcards in Hypertensive Drugs Deck (24):
1

Cardura

Doxazosin

2

Minipress

Prazosin

3

Aldomet

Methyldopa

4

Catapres

Clonidine

5

Lonitrin

Minoxidil

6

Rogaine

Minoxidil

7

Apresoline

Hydralazine

8

Centrally Acting Agents do what to the brain pathways ?

Decrease the passage of the nerve impulses along the pathway

9

What medication is good for renal disease? 

Methyldopa / Aldomet

10

What drug is used for pulmonary HTN?

Hydralazine / Apresoline

11

How do Alpha-I-Adrenergic Blockers Agents work?

Blocks Alpha 1 receptors

12

Where do Alpha-II Agonists and other centrally acting drugs work?

Act on Central Nervous System

13

Cardura / Doxazosin

Alpha-I Adrenergic Blockers Agent

14

Minipress / prazosin

Alpha-I Adrenergic Blockers Agent

15

Aldomet / Methyldopa

Alpha-II Agonists and other Centrally acting drugs

16

Catapres / clonidine

Alpha-II Agonists and other Centrally Acting drugs

17

Lonitrin / Rogaine / Minoxidil

Direct Vasodilators

18

Apresoline / hydralazine

Direct Vasodilator

19

What is the drug of chose for pregnancy-induced hypertension?

Methyldopa / Aldomet

20

What two ways to antihypertensive drugs act?

reducing CO and PVR

21

What BP range is condered overtly hypertensive?

140/90 mmHg

22

What is the first line therapy for hypertensive patients with heart failure?

ACE inhibitors and diuretics

23

Why is hydralazine widely used in third worlds?

inexpensive

24

Name three side sideeffects of Minoxidil.

hirutism

pericarditis

LV mass