Unit 5

  1. Vasodilator
    produce relaxation of blood vessels; lowers BP

    Isordil, nitroglycerin, Persantine
  2. Lipid-lowering Agent
    reduces blood lipids

    Lescol, Zetia, Mevacor, Zocor, Lipitor, Crestor, Lopid
  3. Inotropic agent
    Increase cardiac output mainly by direct myocardial effects & some peripheral vascular effects

    digoxin,Lanoxin (Cardiotonic)
  4. Calcium Channel Blocker
    block calcium entry into vascular smooth muscle & myocardium; dilate coronary arteries; treatment of HTN

    Norvasc, diltiazem, Procardia
  5. Beta Blocker
    block the effects of the sympathetic nervous system; management of hypertension, angina, CHF, glaucoma

    Tenormin,Lopressor, Corgard, Timoptic, Inderal, Zebeta
  6. Antihypertensive
    treatment of hypertension, lowers the blood pressure

    Catapress, Tenormin Lopressor, Toprol, Cardizem, Procardia, Coreg, Vasotec, Zestril
  7. Antiarrhythmic
    suppression of cardiac arrhythmias

    lidocaine, quinidine, Pronestyl, verapamil, amiodarone
  8. Antianginal
    increases blood flow to Coronary arteries, resulting in complete or partial relief of symptoms

    Isordil, nitroglycerin, Procardia, verapamil
  9. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
    lowers the blood pressure by blocking the conversion of Angiotensin i to Angiotensinii

    Capoten, Zestril, Altace, Accupril, Vasotec
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Unit 5