Ashley Gonshorek covers antilipemic agents and antihypertensives in this presentation. Stay updated and watch the NCLEX Pharmacology Part 9 in just 10 minutes.

Antilipemic Agents

Bile Acid Sequestrants

  • Cholestyramine (Questran)
  • Colesevelam (Welchol)
  • Colestipol (Colestid)

HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitors

  • Lovastatin (Mevacor)
  • Astorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • Simvastatin (Zocor)
  • Pravastatin (Pravachol)

Fibric Acid Derivatives

  • Fenofibrate (Tricor)
  • Gemfibrozil (Lopid)

Niacin

Ezetimibe

 

Antihypertensives

Central Acting Drugs – Alpha Agonists

  • Clonidine (Catapres)
  • Methyldopa (Aldomet)

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

  • Captopril (Capoten)
  • Enalapril (Vasotec)
  • Benazepril (Lotensin)

Vasodilators

  • Hydralazine (Apresoline)

Alpha Adrenergic Blockers

  • Doxazosin (Cardura)
  • Prazosin (Minipress)
  • Terazosin (Hytrin)

Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist

  • Losartan (Cozaar)
  • Valsartan (Diovan)
  • Irbesartan (Avapro)

As you watch the videos, make sure you understand the purpose of each drug agents as well as the adverse effect. Now that you finished watching the 9 parts of NCLEX Pharmacology Review, it is important to grasp the understanding of the nursing care when you administer these drugs.

 

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HT: Ashley Gonshorek