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Antidepressants are used to alter the concentration of neurotransmitters in the brain that is responsible for the depressed affect (feelings in response to the environment, whether positive and pleasant or negative and unpleasant).
Narcotics and antimigraine agents provide treatment for acute or chronic severe pain
Nurse pharmacology study guide for antiparkinsonism agents: dopaminergic agents (levodopa, amantadine) and anticholinergic agents.
Learn about antiseizure drugs (antiepileptics, anticonvulsants) including hydratoins, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, succinimides and more.
Simplified study guide for nursing pharmacology which includes antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants, thrombolytic agents, anticoagulant adjunctive therapy and more.
Diuretics are drugs that primarily increase the excretion of sodium. Learn about thiazide, loop, potassium-sparing, osmotic diuretics, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
Nursing pharmacology study guide for antihypertensive agents includes ACE Inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, Calcium-Channel Blockers, Vasodilators.
Antiarrhythmics address arrhythmia by altering cells’ automaticity and conductivity. Includes Class IA, IB, IC, II, III, and IV.
Antihyperlipidemic Drugs lower serum levels of cholesterol and various lipids.
Learn about antianginal drugs, nitrates, beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers in this simplified guide for nursing pharmacology.