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Flashcards in Pharmaceuticals Deck (16)
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1

Aspirin

Rx
- Antiinflammatory
- Analgesic
- Antipyretic

Side effects
- GI upset
- Peptic ulcers
- Platelet dysfunction

2

NSAIDs

Rx
- Antiinflammatory
- Analgesic
- Antipyretic

SE
- GI upset
- Diarrhea/constipation
- Dry mouth
- Tinnitus

3

Phenylbutazone

hint: the fuck-you drug

Rx
- Rapid reduction in swelling
- STRONG

SE
- Aplastic anemia
- Agranulocytosis
- Hypersensitivity
- Embryotoxicity
- Will fuck you

4

Codeine

Rx
- Very effective
- Fast acting

SE
- Very active
- Dry mouth
- GI upset

5

Acetaminophen

Rx
- Analgesic
- Antipyretic

SE
- Decreased GI function
- NO platelet dysfunction

6

Sedative hypnotics (2)

- Librium
- Valium

7

Methocarbamol

Rx
- Decreased muscle tone
- Decreased alertness

SE
- Decreased awareness
- Increased reaction time

8

Benzodiazapenes

Rx
- Calming
- Mild sedation
- Decreased muscle tonus
- Anticonvulsant

SE
- Habituation/withdrawal (v. addictive)
- Increased reaction time

9

Tx for muscle spasm

Analgesics during day, muscle relaxants at night

10

Local anaesthetics

- Lidocaine
- Xylocaine

11

Topical anaesthetics

Flourimethane

12

Dimethylsulfoxide

Rx
- Decreased swelling
- Decreased inflammation
- Decreased pain

13

Side effects

- Garlic breath
- Changes cell membrane permeability
- Damage to lens

14

Caffeine

Rx
- Peripheral vasodilation
- Cerebral vasoconstriction
- Increased FFA utilisation
- CNS stimulant

SE
- Hydrolytic
- Increased BP
- Extrasystole
- Diuretic
- Increased GI motility

15

Amphetamines (4)

- Ephedra
- Benzadrine
- Epinephrine
- Norepinephrine

16

Amphetamine effects

Rx
- Increased alertness
- Decreased drowsiness

SE
- Confusion
- Poor judgement