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This class of agents are generally indicated for treatment of congestive heart failure. (CHF)
Antiarrhythmic Agents
This class of agents are indicated for treatment of irregular heart rhythm
They block the beta-1 reveptors in cardial tissue. They reduce the heart's oxygen requirement by decreasing heart rate and force contraction of heart associated with exercise
Centrally acting Antihypertensive Agents
agents of this class generally inhibit the secreting of nor-adrenaline from the brain that is resonsible for causing hypertension
ca-Channel Blockers
They produce the dilation of coronary arteries and thereby increase the blood flow to the heart.
ACE Inhibitors
They inhibit the enzymatic conversion of angiotensin 2. They are known as angiotension converting enzyme inhibitors
As the name suggests, This class of agents generally cause dilation of blood vessels.
This class of agents generally inhibit the aggregation of patelets and make blood thinner to reduce the heart stroke.
Coronary Vasodilators
Agents of this class generally dilate the heart vessels and help in controlling hypertension and angina.
Thrombolytic Agents
Agents of this class help in removal of clots that usually occurs after heart stroke.
Generally Increase the excretion of water from the body to reduce hypertension.
Specificalfa -1 Blockers
Agents of this class generally dilate both veins and arteries by blocking the alfa-1 blockers. This help in the treatment of hyoptension.
Antihyperlipidemic Agents
Hyperlipidemia is defined as a condition in which increase in serum concentrations of cholesterol and triglyceride have been notified. It increases the risk of atherosclerosis. Agents of this class generally reduce serum concentration of serum cholesterol and this reduce the risks of atherosclerosis,
Agents of this class are generally indicated for treatment of anxiety, insmnia and seizure by producing sedation.
Epilepsy is defined as chronic CNS disorder characterized by brief episodes of seizure
The agents of this class generally increase the dopamine content in the brain and help in controlling parkinsonism.
Attention Deficit Disorder Treatment
Agents of this class generally classified as CNS stimulants and help in sustaining attention by their CNS stimulant effects.
Schizophrenia is a psychiatric illness charactized by delusion, hallucination and distrubed thinking behavior. It is thought to occur due to and increase in dopamine activity in the brain. Agents of the above class reduce the elevated concentration of dopamine in brain.
peptic Ulcer
Agents of this class inhibit the secretion of hydrochloric acid and thus help in control acidity.
Arthritis is a chronic, systematic inflammatory condition of joint,tendon and other organ structures.
Bronchial asthma is a chronic disorder characterized by an increase in responsiveness of trachea and bronchi to various stimuli and narrowing airways. it is associated with shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing and coughing.
B.P.H is defined as enlargment of the prostateglande which is often associated with urinary sysmptoms and decrease in urine flow.
Hyperuricemia and Gout
Gout is a metabolic disease in which overproduction or underexcretion of uric acid leads to deposition or urate crystales in synovial joints.
This class of agents are indicated for treatment of liver, kidney and heart transplantation.
It is generally defined as a recurring, pulsating half-sided headache
Nausea Medications
This class of agents are classified as antiemetic. They are indicated for prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer therapy.
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAID
NSAID inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins by blocking cyclooxygenase enzyme. Decrease in synthesis of prostaglandins may reduce the inflammation and pain at infection site.
Osteoporosis and Hypocalcemia
Estrogen deficirncy enhsnces the rate of bone resorption rather than the reate of bone formation. This leads to a significant amount of calcium loss from the bone and produces a high concentration of calcium into the blood. Estrogen replacement inhibits this bone resorption and establishes the equilibrium between bone formation and bone resorption.
Ulcerative Colitis
An inflammation of ulceration of colon. It is also known as inflammatory bowel disease.
Diabetes Related Drugs
A disorder in which elevated blood gluclose levels are found due to absence or impaired secretion of pancreatic enzyme insulin.