Miladys Chapter 15

Pharmacology For Estheticians
Created Sep 9, 2010
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Hypertension is most commonly known as what?
High blood pressure
Acute coronary Syndrome is associated with what?
Problems with blood flow to the heart
myocardial ischemia is what?
lack of blood flow to the heart
What is Angina?
Medical term for chest pain
Antianginals are what?
Drugs to treat Angina
Sublingually
Placed under the tongue
Parenterally
Medication that is injected
arrhythmia
Disturbances in normal heart rhythm
Another word for allergen
antigen
Drugs that block the release of histamine
Antihistamines
treat asthma symptoms from a multitude of attack modes
anti-asthmatics 
Drugs that relieve airway constrictions caused by a number of conditions including asthma
Bronchodilators
Anticholinergics OR Antispasmodics
Drugs used to treat cramps or the stomach, intestines, and bladder.
Drugs that are effective against vomiting and nausea
Antiemetics
Medications used to relieve the symptoms of ulcers
antiulcer drugs
Taken by mouth to relieve heartburn
Antacids
anticonvulsants
drugs to treat epilepsy
condition which blood sugar/glucose is too high
diabetes


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