Unit 6

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  2. Trombolytic
    Dissolve blood clots

    Urokinase, streptokinase
  3. Laxative
    used to treat or prevent constipation

    metamucil, surfak, Colace, Dulcolax, MOM, senokot, lactulose
  4. Electrolyte
    used to treat electrolyte imbalance

    sodium bicarbonate, potassium chloride, sodium chloride, magnesium chloride
  5. Diuretic
    Increases the secretion of urine by the kidneys, treatment of HTN, edema associated with CHF
  6. Anitulcer Agent
    Neutralize or reduce thr acidity of stomach & duodenal contents

    Protonix, Prevacid, Pepcid, Nexium, Tagament, Zantac
  7. Antiplatelet
    used to treat and prevent stroke and myocardial infarctions; inhibits platelet aggregation

    Dipyridamole, Asprin, Plavix, Ticlid
  8. Antiemetic
    Treats or prevents nausea & vomiting

    Phenergan, Zofran, Reglan, Compazine
  9. Antidiarrheal
    Control of acue and chronic diarrhea; slows intestinal motility and propulsion

    Lomotil, Imodium
  10. Antidiabetic
    used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus; lowers blood glucose level, includes insulin & oral hypogycemics

    Humulin R, Glucotrol, Diabinase, Glynase, Amaryl, Actos
  11. Anticoagulant
    prevent the formation andextension of a thrombus interfere with clotting mechanism

    Comadin, heparin, Lovenox
  12. Antacid
    Used to treat ulcers by neutrolizing gastric acid

    Riopan, Tums, Milk of Magnesia
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Unit 6