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Respiratory Drugs

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1. SABA - Albuterol
-Proventil
-Ventolin
2. LABA - Salmeterol
-Severent
beta-2 specific agonist used for bronchodilation
Zafirleukast (Accolate)
-suffix "-leukast"
bronchodilates by competitively antagonizing leukotriene receptors
Codeineopioid antitussive – also has analgesic activity
Zileuton (Zyflo)bronchodilates by inhibiting formation of leukotrienes by blocking lipoxygenase pathway
pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)
-alpha-1 specific AGONIST
nasal decongestant that is a mixed acting sympathomimetic
Chromolyn Sodium (Intal)stabilizes mast cells thus decreasing histamine release
Ipratroprium Bromide (Atrovent)
-suffix "-troprium"
anticholinergic bronchodilator that decreases vagal tone to the airway
Theophylline (Theodur)methylxanthine bronchodilator that acts by inhibiting the action of phosphodiesterase to increase the levels of camp – narrow therapeutic window
Dextromethorphanopioid antitussive that has no clinical use as an analgesic
1. Beclomethasone (Beclovent)
2. Flunisolide (Aerobid)
3. Triamcinolone (Azmacort)
corticosteroid
1. Beclomethasone (Beclovent)
2. Flunisolide (Aerobid)
3. Triamcinolone (Azmacort)
asthma mediation that is antiinflammatory and also increases the number and responsiveness of beta2 receptors
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False
s9/36
Corticosteroids
-prophylactic against ACUTE bronchospasm
False
-INHALED corticosteroids avoid systemic corticosteroid adverse side effects
s10/36
INHALED Corticosteroids - side effects are:
-immunosuppression
-poor wound healing
-adrenal suppression
1. hoarseness
2. dry mouth
3. cough
4. oral candidiasis
side effects of INHALED corticosteroids
rinse + gargle after each use of the MDI (Metered Dose Inhaler)Advise patients on INHALED corticosteroids to what?
1. cimetidine
2. quinolones
3. macrolides
-by 1A2 INHIBITION
-thus decrease theophylline metabolism; potential toxic levels
s20/36
Methylxanthine DDIs with what drugs?
aabb
aabb
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