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ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
ACTION

(19)
-Sympathetic N. S.
-Blocking
-Opposite effect of fight/flight response
ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
INDICATIONS FOR USE

(19)
-Blocks response of SNS
-Alpha Blockers = vasodilator
-Beta Blockers = B1 = decreased HR; decreased contraction; decreased conduction; (basically decreased stimulation of the heart)
-Just say NO to B2 blocker
ALPHA ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
ACTION

(19)
-Vasodilation
-Decreased introaccular pressure
-Increased cerebral blood flow
-Stimulates uterine contractions
ALPHA ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
INDICATIONS FOR USE

(19)
-HTN -Frost Bite
-Raynaud's disease
-Phenochromocytoma (tumors in adrenal gland)
-Extravasation
-Postpartum/post abortion bleeding
-Benign prostatic hyperplasia
-(Any condition with decreased blood flow to an area)
ALPHA ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
SIDE EFFECTS

(19)
-Orthostatic hypotension
-Reflex tachycardia
-Dizziness
-Nasal congestion
-Impotence
-Contraindicated in pregnancy
BETA ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
ACTION

(19)
-Decreased cardiac stimulation (HR, force of contraction, conduction)
-Decreases release of catecholamines post MI
-Decreases O2 demands of heart
-Blocks dilation of cerebral arteries
BETA ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
INDICATIONS FOR USE

(19)
-Post MI
-Angina
-HTN
-Cardiac dysrhythmias
-Vascular headaches
-Glaucoma
BETA ADRENERGIC ANTAGONIST
SIDE EFFECTS

(19)
-Bradycardia
-Bronchoconstriction
-Hypoglycemia
-Orthostatic hypotension
-Impotence
-Edema
-S/S of CHF
-Dry mouth
-Nausea/Vomiting/Anorexia
-Depression
-Rebound HTN