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Theophylline
phosphodiesterase inhibitor
SLO-BID
phosphodiesterase inhibitor
MAXAIR
stimulates adenyl cyclase
SEREVENT
stimulates adenyl cyclase
Aspirin
Inhibits conversion of arachodonic acid
Anesthetic
stabilizes cell membrane
LIDOCAINE
stabilizes cell membrane
Tetrodotoxin
blocks sodium channels, puffer fish
TTX
blocks sodium channels, puffer fish
Saxitoxin
blocks sodium channels, red tide
STX
blocks sodium channels, red tide
Dendotoxin
blocks sodium channels, hard to repolarize, black mambo snakes
Physostigmine
ACHase inhibitor
ESERINE
ACHase inhitor
PROSTIGMIN
ACHase inhibitor
Organophosphates
ACHase inhibitor; insecticides and war gases
Curare
blocks ACH receptors; plants; acts postsynaptically
dtc
blocks ACH receptors; plants; acts postsynaptically
TUBADIL
blocks ACH receptors; plants; acts postsynaptically
D-tubocurare
blocks ACH receptors; plants; acts postsynaptically
Succinycholine
binds to receptors, allows one action potential but then blocks it, depolarizing blocker, intubation
ANECTINE
binds to receptors, allows one action potential but then blocks it, depolarizing blocker, intubation
Botulin
produced by clostridium; presynaptic blocker; damages ACH release mechanism; used to relax an overly contracted muscle
BOTOX
produced by clostridium; presynaptic blocker; damages ACH release mechanism; used to relax an overly contracted muscle
Tetanus
interferes with GABA secretion in pathways that lead to muscle contraction (inhibitory neurons)- causes too much excitement
FLEXERIL
muscle relaxant
SKELAXIN
muscle relaxant
SOMA
muscle relaxant
DOPAR
enhances synthesis of dopamine
MIRAPEX
stimulates dopamine receptors to turn on
PROZAC
blocks deactivation of serotonin (SSRI)
Cocaine
enhances dopamine transmitters
Benzodiazepines
enhance GABA production by activating GABAnergic neurons
VIAGRA
increases nitric oxide levels