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1

what drugs can cause coronary vasospasm?

cocaine, sumatriptan, ergot alkaloids.

2

What drugs cause cutaneous flushing?

vancomycin, adenosine, niacin, and calcium channel blockers

3

what drugs can cause torsades de pointes

class III drugs and class IA drugs, macrolides, antipsychotics, and TCAs

4

What drugs cause hot flashes?

tamoxifen, clomiphene (a selective estrogen receptor modifier used to induce ovulation in tx of infertility)

5

What drugs cause hyperglycemia?

tacrolimus, protease inhibitors, niacin, HCTZ, beta blockers, and corticosteroids

6

What drugs can cause hypothyroidism?

lithium, amiodarone, sulfonamides

7

What drug can cause acute cholestatic hepatitis and jaundice

erythromycin

8

What drugs cause significant diarrhea?

metformin, erythromycin, colchicine, orlistate, acarbose

9

What drugs can cause focal to massive hepatic necrosis?

halothane, Amanita phalloides (death cap mushroom- toxin alpha amanitin inhibits RNA pol II, which makes mRNA), valproic acid, acetminophen

10

What drugs can cause pancreatitis?

didanosine, corticosteroids, alcohol, valproic acid, azathioprine, and diuretics

11

Drugs that cause agranulocytosis

dapsone, clozapine, carbamezipine, chochicine, methimazole, propylthiouracil (these last two treat hyperthyroidism)

12

What drugs can cause aplastic anemia?

carbamazepine, methimazole, NSAIDs, benzene, chloramphenicol, propylthiouracil

13

What drugs cause direct coombs-positive hemolytic anemia?

methyldopa, penicillin

14

What drugs cause hemolysis in G6PD deficient people?

INH, sulfonamides, dapsone, primaquine, aspirin, ibuprofen, nitrofurantoin

15

What drugs cause megaloblastic anemia?

phenytoin, methotrexate, sulfa drugs