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NCLEX Cardiac Medications

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1. topical nitroglycerin ointment apply to dry skin and

2. st. wort while taking with calcium channel blockers will increase or decrease blood levels

3. Enalapril (Vasotec)

4. phosphodiesterase inhibitors increases or decreases cardiac output

5. What treats BPH and hypertension

6. possible angina pain is...

7. simvastatin (zocor) - atorvastatin (lipitor) - lovastatin (mevacor) - rosuvastatin (crestor)

8. facial flushing may occur with

9. corticosteroids and amphotecerin B takin with thiazide diuretic can cause

10. SOB - edema - coughing at night is a sign of...

11. decreases blood levels of irbesartan (avapro)

12. Potassium with ACE inhibitors cause

13. guanethidine (ismelin)

14. What is the treatment of angioedema

15. increases blood levels of lipitor and nizoral

16. side effects of centrally acting alpha 2 agonist

17. inhibit innervation of sympathetic neurins in the central nervous system

18. thiazide diuretics can...

19. alpha 1 adrenergic blockers are...

20. carvedilol (coreg)

21. dobutamine activates

22. What Statins can cause

23. increases cardiac output during heart failure

24. Dihydropyridines

25. When to give clonidine

26. Palpitation - muscle weakness - paresthesias are signs of...

27. nitrates can cause bradycardia or tachycardia

28. Second choice after ACE inhibitors for treatment of hypertension is...

29. What ARB not to take while pregnant

30. ARB that maintain diabetic nephropathy

31. Captopril Administration

32. losartan combination with hydrochlorothiazide

33. side effects that ARBs dont have that AEC inhibitors do have

34. Prototype drug of Alpha 1 Adrenergic blockers

35. if pulse is below 60 hold on...

36. transdermal nitroglycerin patch remover for

37. SLE like symptoms can be seen with overuse of...

38. beta blockers block...

39. Give calcium channel blocker with beta blockers to prevent

40. blocking cardiac beta 1 receptor causes

41. Nifedipine (adalat - procardia)

42. prototype drug of calcium channel blocker

43. check pulse rate before taking what?

44. indirectly increases heart rate (low blood pressure stimulates baroreceptors refles

45. Nitropusside (Nitropress)

46. Beta adrenergic blockers that dont treat hypertension

47. spironolactone (aldactone)

48. potassium level above 5.0 - type 2 diabetes with microalbuminuria are contraindicated to what?

49. side effect:Neutropenia

50. side effect: gingival hyperplasia