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Cabergoline

Da agonist
Helps with GH or Prolactin secreting tumors

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Leuprolide

looks like GnRH

Good for supressing LH and FSH

3

Phenoxybenzamine

alpha blocker
Good in pheochromocytoma

4

Rituximab

A CD20 MAB

5

How does one treat a carcinoid tumor

Octreotide

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What is carvedilol

a beta blocker

7

At low doses, atenolol is

a selective B1 antag --> ↓ cAMP from Gs signal

B1 is found on heart and kidney

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How does adenosine work

Slows conduction through AV node
helps in paroxysmal supraventircular tachy

9

How does digoxin work

ENhances vagal tone
↑ Refractory period
↓ Conduction velocity in AV node

goodin suprraventircular tachy

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How does Diltiazam work

Class 4 Ca Channel blocker

Slows sinus rate

Prolongs AV conduction

Goodin Afib or A flutter

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How does Ibutilide work

"Till I Die" engagment w/ the 3 amigos

Class 3 K channel blocker

Prolonged QT

May cause torsades de pointes

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How does metoprolol work

selective b1 antag

13

what are some class 1a cardiac drugs

procainamide
quinidine
disopryamide

bina na

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What drug is best for PTSD

SSRI

15

How do you treat panic disorder

SSRI

benzo work but have abuse potential

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How do fibrates work

Inhibit cholesterol 7a- hydroxylase
↓ Bile acid, ↑ Gallstones

17

This drug decreases hepatic synthesis of triglycerides and ↓ clearance of HDL

What joint side effect may be seen

Niacin
Decreases renal uric acid excretion--> gout

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What kind of laxative is polyethylene glycol

osmotic laxative