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Thiazide Diuretics (Action and 2 Examples)
Reduce blood volume and arterial resistance.
Hydrochorothiazide
Chlorthalidone
Loop Diuretics (Action and 2 examples)
Reduce blood volume and promote vasodilation.
Furosimide
K Sparing Diuretics (Action and 2 examples)
Balance K loss caused by thiazine diuretics.
Spironolactone
Triamterene
Beta Blockers (Action and 2 examples)
Decrease CO, Supress reflex tachycardia, reduced release of renin.
Propranolol
Metopralol
Alpha 1 Blockers (Action and 2 examples)
Prevent stimulation of alpha 1 receptors on arterioles and veins, thereby preventing sympathetically mediated vasoconstriction.
Doxazosin
Terazosin
Alpha/Beta Blockers (Action and 2 examples)
Block both alpha 1 and beta receptors.
Carvedilol
Labetalol
Centrally Acting Alpha 2 Antagonists (Action and 2 examples)
Act within the brain stem to supress sympathetic outflow to the heart and blood vessels.
Clonidine
Methyldopa
Adrenergic Neuron Blockers (Action and 2 examples)
Decrease blood pressure through actions in the terminals of the postganglionic sympathetic neurons.
Guanethidine
Reserpine (c/o depression)
Direct Acting Vasodilators (Action and 2 examples)
Promote vasodilation of the aterioles.
Hydralazine
Minoxidil
Calcium Channel Blockers (Action and 2 examples)
Promotes dilation of arterioles.
Nifedipine
Verapamil
ACE Inhibitors (Action and 2 examples)
Prevent angiotensin II-mediated vasoconstriction.
Captopril
Enalapril
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers- ARB's (Action and 2 examples)
ARB's block the action of angiotensin II.
Candesartan
Valsartan
Aldosterone Antagonists (Action and 2 examples)
Promote renal excretion of sodium and water.
Eplerenone
Spironolactone