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1

Which of the following medications may lower HEART RATE?

1. Beta blockers
2. Calcium-channel blockers
3. Nitrates
4. Diuretics
5. Bronchodilators (inhalers)
6. Vasodilators
7. Antidepressants

-Nitrates,
-Calcium channel blockers, (or decrease or no change)
-Vasodialators (or decrease or no change)
-Antidepressants (or no change)

2

Which of the following medications may lower HEART RATE?

1. Beta blockers
2. Calcium-channel blockers
3. Nitrates
4. Diuretics
5. Bronchodilators (inhalers)
6. Vasodilators
7. Antidepressants

-Calcium-channel blockers (or no change, or increase)
-Vasodialators (or no change or decrease)

3

Which of the following medications may raise BLOOD PRESSURE?

1. Beta blockers
2. Calcium-channel blockers
3. Nitrates
4. Diuretics
5. Bronchodilators (inhalers)
6. Vasodilators
7. Antidepressants

None

4

Which of the following medications may lower BLOOD PRESSURE?


1. Beta blockers
2. Calcium-channel blockers
3. Nitrates
4. Diuretics
5. Bronchodilators (inhalers)
6. Vasodilators
7. Antidepressants

-Beta blockers
-Calcium-channel blockers
-Nitrates (or no effect)
-Diuretics (or no effect)
-Vasodilators
-Antidepressants (or no effect)

(all except beta blockers)

5

Which of the following medications have no effect or may have no effect on BLOOD PRESSURE?

1. Beta blockers
2. Calcium-channel blockers
3. Nitrates
4. Diuretics
5. Bronchodilators (inhalers)
6. Vasodilators
7. Antidepressants

Nitrates
Diuretics
Bronchodialators
Antidepressants

6

Which of the following medications may have no effect on HEART RATE?

1. Beta blockers
2. Calcium-channel blockers
3. Nitrates
4. Diuretics
5. Bronchodilators (inhalers)
6. Vasodilators
7. Antidepressants

All except Beta-blockers

7

What are antidepressants generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. Various psychiatric and emotional disorders

2. HR: may increase or have no effect

3. BP: may decrease or have no effect

8

What are Vasodilators generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure

2. HR: may increase or decrease or no effect ?

3. BP: may decrease

9

What are Beta-Blockers generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. Anti-hypertensive (high blood pressure) and Arrhythmias (irregular heart beat) by blocking norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenaline) from binding to beta receptors on nerves

2. HR: decreases

3. BP: decreases

10

What are Calcium-Channel Blockers generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. Hypertension and Angina (Chest Pain) by preventing calcium from entering cells of the heart and blood vessel walls

2. HR: may increase or decrease or no effect ?

3. BP: decreases

11

What are Nitrates generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure by increasing the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart and thereby INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF WORK THE HEART CAN DO by dilating (expanding) the arteries and veins

2. HR: may increase or have no effect

3. BP: may decrease or have no effect

12

What are Diuretics generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Peripheral Edema

2. HR: no effect

3. BP: may decrease or have no effect

13

What are Bronchodilators generally prescribed for?

What does it do to a person's heart rate?

Blood pressure?

1. To correct prevent bronchial smooth muscle constriction in individuals with asthma and other pulmonary diseases

2. HR: no effect - really?!

3. BP: no effect