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1

Name the ACEIs/ARBs

Enalapril/Vasotec Captopril/Capoten Losartan/Cozaar

2

What is Furosemide/Lasix

Loop Diuretic

3

What is Digoxin/Lanoxin

Positive Inotropic drug

4

What are
Carvedilol/Coreg Metoprolol/Lopressor

Beta-Blockers

5

What are
Lovastatin/Mevacor
Simvastatin/Zocor

Statins

6

Name the K+ Sparing Diuretic

Spironolactone/Aldactone

7

What is Amlodipine/Norvasc

Calcium Channel Blocker

8

What is Hydrochlorothiazide/Oretic

Thiazide Diuretic

9

What do you monitor for while using ACEIs/ARBs
Enalapril/Vasotec Captopril/Capoten Losartan/Cozaar

Cause a rapid drop in blood pressure. Assess for orthostatic hypotension. Monitor for hyperkalemia

10

What do you monitor for while using Furosemide/Lasix

Monitor for hypokalemia, dehydration and confusion. Asses for orthostatic hypotension

11

What do you monitor for while using Digoxin/Lanoxin

Monitor for digoxin toxicity. Monitor HR. Avoid taking medication with antacids.

12

What do you monitor for while using Beta-Blockers Carvedilol/Coreg Metoprolol/Lopressor

Monitor BP and HR. Assess for orthostatic hypotension

13

What do you monitor for while using Statins Lovastatin/Mevacor Simvastatin/Zocor

Take at bedtime. Monitor liver enzymes and for myopathies

14

What do you monitor for while using K+ Sparing Diuretic Spironolactone/Aldactone

Monitor for hyperkalemia and BP

15

What do you monitor for while using Calcium Channel Blockers Amlodipine/Norvasc

Monitor BP and HR.

16

What do you monitor for while using Thiazide Diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide/Oretic

Monitor for hypokalemia. Assess for orthostatic hypotension