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Flashcards in Respiratory Deck (28):
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Diphenhydramine

1st gen histamine receptor blocker

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dimenhydrinate

1st gen histamine receptor blocker

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chlorpheniramine

1st gen histamine receptor blocker

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loratadine

2nd gen histamine receptor blocker

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fexofenadine

2nd gen histamine receptor blocker

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desloratadine

2nd gen histamine receptor blocker

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cetirizine

2nd gen histamine receptor blocker

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guaifenesin

Expectorant

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N-acetylcysteine

Mucolytic

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dextrmethorphan

Antitussive

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pseudoephedrine

a- adrenergic agonist

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phenylephrine

a-adrenergic agonists

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bosentan

antagonizes endothelin-1 receptors

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sildenafil

PDE-5 inhibitors

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epoprostenol

Prostacyclin (PGI2)

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iloprost

Prostacyclin (PGI2)

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albuterol

B2 agonist

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salmeterol

long acting beta-2 agonist

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formeterol

long acting beta-2 agonist

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fluticasone

corticosteroid, synthesis of virtually all cytokines

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budesonide

corticosteroid, synthesis of virtually all cytokines

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ipratropium

muscarinic antagonists

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montelukast

leukotriene receptor blocker

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zafirlukast

leukotriene receptor blocker

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zileuton

5-lipoxygenase pathway inhibitor

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Omalizumab

monoclonal anti-IgE antibody

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theophylline

Methylxanthines
bronchodilation by inhibiting phosphodiesterase

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methacholine

muscarinic receptor (M3) agonist