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Antidepressants

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, Narcotic Antagonists, and Antimigraine Agents

Narcotics and antimigraine agents provide treatment for acute or chronic severe pain

Antiparkinsonism Drugs

Nurse pharmacology study guide for antiparkinsonism agents: dopaminergic agents (levodopa, amantadine) and anticholinergic agents.

Antiseizure Drugs

Learn about antiseizure drugs (antiepileptics, anticonvulsants) including hydratoins, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, succinimides and more.

Drugs Affecting Coagulation (Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, Thrombolytics)

Simplified study guide for nursing pharmacology which includes antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants, thrombolytic agents, anticoagulant adjunctive therapy and more.

Diuretics

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

Antihypertensive Drugs

Nursing pharmacology study guide for antihypertensive agents includes ACE Inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, Calcium-Channel Blockers, Vasodilators.

Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Antiarrhythmics address arrhythmia by altering cells’ automaticity and conductivity. Includes Class IA, IB, IC, II, III, and IV.

Antihyperlipidemic Drugs

Antihyperlipidemic Drugs lower serum levels of cholesterol and various lipids.

Antianginal Drugs

Learn about antianginal drugs, nitrates, beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers in this simplified guide for nursing pharmacology.

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