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Pulmonology | Medicine (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Dextromethorphan
Mechanism
Codeine Analog
Weak Opioid
NMDA Receptor Antagonist
Uses
Cough Suppressant
Adverse Effects
Serotonin Syndrome
Drug Overdose
Naloxone
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Endothelin Receptor Antagonists
Indication
Pulmonary Hypertension
Mechanism of Action
Competitive Antagonism of Endothelin Receptors
Decreased Pulmonary Vascular Resistance
Drugs
Bosentan
Side Effects
Hepatotoxicity
Monitor LFTs
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First Generation Antihistamines
Mechanism of Action
Histamine H1 Receptor Antagonist
Indications
Allergies
Nausea and Vomiting
Motion Sickness
Anaphylaxis
Drug Names
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
Promethazine (Phenergan)
Chlorpheniramine
Side Effects
Sedation
Anticholinergic Effects
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Second Generation Antihistamines
Indications
Allergies
Mechanism of Action
Lipophobic
Histamine H1 Receptor Antagonist
Drugs
Azelastine + Fluticasone (Dymista)
Intranasal Spray
Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
Loratadine (Claritin)
Fexofenadine (Allegra)
Considerations
Fewer Anticholinergic Effects
Fewer CNS Effects
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Prostacyclin Analogs
Mechanism of Action
Prostaglandin I2 (Prostacyclin)
Vasodilation of Pulmonary and Systemic Arteries
Inhibits Platelet Aggregation
Indications
Pulmonary Hypertension
Side effects
Flushing
Jaw Pain
Drugs
Epoprostenol
Iloprost
Treprostinil
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