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Flashcards in Respiratory Drugs Deck (21):
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Motion sickness tx?

1st gen H1 blockers

2

Albuterol?

B2 agonist--acute asthma attack

3

Salmeterol, formoterol?

B2-agonists--long-acting agents for asthma prophylaxis

4

Inhibits phosphodiesterase, decreasing cAMP hydrolysis?

Theophylline

5

Blocks actions of adenosine?

Theophylline

6

Use for both asthma and COPD?

Ipratropium, tiotropium

7

Muscarinic antagonists?

Ipratropium, tiotroprium

8

Inhibits cytokines, inactivates NF-kB, reducing TNFa?

Corticosteroids

9

1st ling therapy for chronic asthma?

Corticosteroids

10

5-lipooxygenase pathway inhibitor?

Zileuton

11

Blocks the conversion of arachidonic acid to leukotrienes?

Zileuton

12

Blocks leukotriene receptors?

Zafirlukast, montelukast

13

Tx for asprin-induced asthma?

Zafirlukast, montelukast

14

Expectorant--thins respiratory secretions?

Gauifenesin

15

Mucolytic that loosens mucous plugs in CF pts?

N-acetylcysteine

16

Bosentan?

Used for pulmonary HTN

17

Blocks endothelin-1 receptors, decreasing pulmonary vascular resistance?

Bosentan

18

Blocks NMDA glutamate receptors?

Dextromethorphan

19

Pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine MOA?

Sympathomimetic a-agonistic nasal decongestants

20

Asthma challenge test?

Methacholine--muscarinic receptor agonist

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Causes cardiotoxicity?

Salmeterol, formoterol, theophylline