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This page can helps you learn some of the cardiovascular drugs.


There are a lot of them, let’s get started!


Question Answer
Pharmacological class of trandolaprilAngiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor
Renin inhibitoraliskiren (Rasilez®)
MOA of calcium channel blockersBlock the influx of calcium into arterial smooth muscle and causes arterial vasodilation
5 classes of diureticsThiazide, loop, carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, potassium sparing and osmotic
Food to be avoided with ALL calcium channel blockersGrapefruit
Cross-sensitivity is possible with thiazides and ________Sulfonamides
Similar auxiliary labels with thiazides and sulfonamidesCaution – sun sensitivity
Potassium levels will ______ with furosemide (Lasix®)Decrease (hypokalemia)
Ending for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors- pril
Adverse effects common to ACEIs, but not to ARBsCough


Question Answer
Ending for Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)- artan
Cross-sensitivity is possible with furosemide (Lasix®) and ________Sulfonamides
Indication for (Dyazide®) hydrochlorothiazide-triamtereneHypertension
Most common adverse effect of cilazapril (Inhibace®)Dry cough
Beta-blockers commonly used in heart failurecarvedilol (Coreg®), bisoprolol (Monocor®)
Pharmacological class of ramipril (Altace®)Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor
Indications for terazosin (Hytrin®)Hypertension, Beningn Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Reason for spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazideBalance potassium (K+) levels
MOA of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) InhibitorsInhibit the enzyme angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) which converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II


Question Answer
Pharmacologic class of acetazolamideCarbonic anhydrase inhibitor
Drug used for altitude sicknessacetazolamide
Auxiliary label for amlodipine (Norvasc®)Avoid grapefruit
Pharmacologic class of furosemide (Lasix®)Loop diuretic
Pharmacologic class of indapamide (Lozide®)Thiazide diuretic
Adverse effects of metoprolol (Lopressor®)Fatigue, bradycardia, hypotension, depression, impotence
Adverse effects of hydrochlorothiazideHypokalemia, photosensitivity, gout, tinnitus, metabolic disturbances
Spironolactone (Aldactone®) in pregnancyContraindicated (effects on aldosterone)
Perindopril (Coversyl®) in pregnancyContraindicated
Auxiliary label for metolazone (Zaroxolyn®)Caution – sun sensitivity

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