Dr. Einstein Drugs 8/29

inotropic & chronotropic effect of DIGOXIN?
inotropic: +
chronotropic: –

inotropic & chronotropic effect of BETA BLOCKERS?
inotropic: –
chronotropic: –

inotropic & chronotropic effect of NON-1,4-DHP CA BLOCKERS? drug name(s)?
inotropic: –
chronotropic: –

diltiazem & verapamil

inotropic & chronotropic effect of 1st GENERATION 1,4-DHP CA BLOCKERS? drug name(s)?
inotropic: –
chronotropic: neutral

nifedipine

inotropic & chronotropic effect of 2nd GENERATION 1,4-DHP CA BLOCKERS? drug name(s)?
inotropic: neutral
chronotropic: neutral

amlodipine

inotropic & chronotropic effect of ACE INHIBITORS? drug name(s)?
inotropic: neutral
chronotropic: neutral

ending in -pril (ex: lisinopril, enalapril)

inotropic & chronotropic effect of ARB (angiontensin II receptor blocker)? drug name(s)?
inotropic: neutral
chronotropic: neutral

ending in-sartan (ex: losartan)

inotropic & chronotropic effect of DRIs (direct renin inhibitors)?
inotropic: neutral
chronotropic: neutral

which drug has a bad side effect of constant cough and what causes it?
ACE inhibitors because of buildup of AT-1 which breaks up into kinin and bradykinins that produce the cough

what drug was created to alleviate the side effect of constant cough seen in ACE inhibitors?
ARBs (angiontensin receptor blockers)

true/false: digoxin will decrease BP
FALSE. digoxin will not decrease BP

which drug has lower benefit for African Americans because of a less active RAAS system?
ACE inhibitors