Flashcards in Med Review Notes Deck (10):
Indication for risperidone in elderly ....
maximum duration ....
Aggression in Alzheimers disease - where there is a risk of harm to pt or others
Nitrates are used in treatment of....
vasodilators - reduce venous return which reduces LV work
Duration of action of sublingual GTN
advantage and disadvantages of transdermal nitrate preparations
- tolerance may develop
-duration of effect prolonged
advantage of isosorbide dinitrate over GTN
stable for longer - suitable for less frequent use
activity of isosorbide dinitrate is dependent on what pt factor
productions of the active metabolite isosorbide mononitrate
how to maintain effectiveness of transdermal nitrates
reduce blood nitrate levels for 4-12 hours daily or tolerance will develop
how to maintain effectiveness of MR isosorbide dinitrate and conventional release isosorbide mononitrate
second dose 8 hours after first - not 12 hours. Or tolerance may develop
s/e of nitrates (4)