Diuretics are drugs that primarily increase the excretion of sodium. Learn about thiazide, loop, potassium-sparing, osmotic diuretics, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.

Bronchodilators Nursing Pharmacology

Bronchodilators and Antiasthmatics

Bronchodilators, or antiasthmatics are medications used to facilitate respiration by dilating the airways. They are helpful in symptomatic relief or prevention of bronchial asthma and for bronchospasm associated with COPD.