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agents of choice to use for congestive heart failure in combo with other agents
ace inhibitors
constriction of the mucsle fibers in the walls of the blood vessels
vasoconstrictors
dissolves blood clots
thrombolytic therapy
treats and prevents the developement of atherosclerotic plaques
antiplatelet agents
reduces the viscosity by direct action on the mucus
mucolitics
increases the production of respiratory secretion and decreases the viscosity of mucus
exporants
drugs used to increase the efficiencey and improve the contraction of the heart muscle
digitalis
derivatives are bronchodilators for prevention and control of asthma
xanthine
brochodilator work by
relaxing the smooth muscles of the bronchi
3 types of antiasthma drugs
brochodialators, cortico steriods, antiflammatory
adverse reactions are seen with antiasthma drugs
tachycardia, excitability
name 2 drugs used only for prevention of asthma
singular, zyflo
2 drugs that interact with theophylline
ephedrine, lithium