Friday, December 25, 2009

pharmacology mnemonics.

Beta blockers : Main contraindication

ABCDE:

Asthma
Block (heart block)
COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Diabetes mellitus
Electrolyte (hyperkalemia)

Treatment of hypertension

ABCD:

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs) / Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) / Alpha-2 agonists / Alpha-1 Blockers
Beta blockers
Calcium antagonists
Diuretics / Direct Vasodilators

Side effect of ACEIs


Side effects of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme>>

CAPTOPRIL

Cough
Angioedema
Proteinuria
Taste Changes
HypOtension
Pregnancy problems (teratogenic)
Rash
Increase renin
Lower angiotensin II

jom selalu selalu lawat http://perubatan.org/akademik/index.php

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