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Cardiology Key Facts

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wsmithv's version from 2016-03-08 03:33

Cardiac Drugs

 

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CCB (-dipines NOT central acting verapmil, diltiazam)Indication JNC-8, Angina; Side Effect Peripheral Edema
ACEIndication CHF, CAD, JNC-8, CKD, NOT AA or old (CKD trumps); Side Effects HYPERkalemia, Cough, Angioedema, Renal (Creatinine)
ARBIndication CHF, CAD, JNC-8, ACE-intolerance; Side Effects HYPERkalemia
ThiazideIndicatoin JNC-8, STOP if GFR down; Side Effects HYPOrkalemia
LoopIndication Renal Failure, CHF II-IV; Side Effects HYPOkalemia
Beta BlockerIndications CHF, CAD, CHF; Side Effects BRADYcardia
Art Dilators (Hydralazine)Indications CHF; Side Effects Reflex TACHYcardia
Venodialtor (Nitrates)Indications CAD, CHF; Side Effects Sidenafil unsafe, drop in BP
Aldo-Antagonists (Spironolactone)Indications CHF; Side Effects HYPERkalemia, Gynecomastia
ClonidineIndications NEVER; Side Effects Rebound HTN
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