What are some causes of secondary HTN?
thyroid and other endocrine
structural defects of the heart
List the levels of BP of stage 1-3 HTN
: 140-159 / 90-99
: 160-179 / 100-109
: 180 / 110
List examples of the DASH diet
ETOH consumption reduced
Decreased red meat
Low sugar in all forms
What is a common side effect of ACE inhibitors? What is the next drug of choice?
Next drug of choice
: ARB (Losartan(Cozaar))
What are categories of drugs that reduce BP?
Calcium Channel Blockers
T or F: selective beta blockers have a serious side effect with people with asthma
Which selective beta blockers that are safe to use with people with asthma/COPD
Atenolol and Metropolol
T or F: Sympatholitics (Beta blockers) are contraindicated in people with impaired liver function
African Americans don't do well with this type of antihypertensive.
Which antihypertensive is contraindicated when someone is taking a loop diuretic. Why?
ACE inhibitors: it has a s/e of hyperkalemia
ACE drugs usually end with _____.
What are preload reducers?
: NTG, ACE 1, ARB, morphine
What are afterload reducers?
: Ca Channel blockers
- Ace I and ARBs