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epinephrine
non selective bronchodilator. Beta 1 increase heart rate. Beta 2 bronchodilation
Albuteral (ventolin, proventil)
Selective bronchodilator for beta 2. Drug of choice
Metaproterenol (alupent)
non selevtive beta 2 cardiac and bronchodilator
Isoproterenol (isuprel)
non selevtive beta 2 cardiac and bronchodilator. Medi-inhaler
Salmeterol (serevent)
selective beta 2 bronchodiltor
Terbutaline (brethine)
selective beta 2 bronchodiltor. Also causes uterine relaxation
Theophylline
Xanthine. Relaxes smooth muscle in airways. Stimulates cardiac and blood flow to kidneys. PREVENTION!
Aminophylline
Xanthine. Relaxes smooth muscle in airways. Stimulates cardiac and blood flow to kidneys. PREVENTION!
Atrovent
Anticholinergic. used for patients with COPD and pneumonia. MAINTENANCE!
Solumedrol
Corticosteriod (inhaled steriod). Decreases swelling in airway. Effective treatment for bornchospasm
Solucortef
Corticosteriod (inhaled steriod). Decreases swelling in airway. Effective treatment for bornchospasm. PREVENTIVE!
Beclovent
Inhalation steriod. PREVENTIVE
Decadron
Inhalation steriod. PREVENTIVE
Aerobid
Inhalation steriod. PREVENTIVE
Azmacort
Inhalation steriod. PREVENTIVE
Cromolyn (intal)
Mast cell stabilizer. PREVENTS not treat
Nedocromil (tilade)
Mast cell stabilizer. PREVENTS not treat
Zafirkulast (accolate)
Leukotriene modifiers used for PREVENTION
Singulair
Leukotriene modifiers used for PREVENTION
Dimetapp
Antihistamine. Have anticholinergic effect. TREATMENT. Sedating
Chlor-trimeton
Antihistamine. Have anticholinergic effect. TREATMENT. Sedating
Benadryl
Antihistamine. Have anticholinergic effect. TREATMENT. Sedating
Claritin
Antihistamine non sedating
Zyrtec
Antihistamine non sedating
Afrin
decongestant, nasal
Phenylephrine
decongestant, oral
Pseudoephedrine (sudafed)
decongestant, oral
Codeine
Antitusive. narcotics
Hydrocodone (hyodan)
Antitusive. narcotics
Benylin (dextromethorphan)
Antitusive. non narcotics
Guaifenesin
expectorants
Mucomyst
mucolytics
Pulmozyme
mucolytics
Isoniazid (INH)
Antitubercular. peripheral neuropathy and altered liver function
Rifampin
Antitubercular. may tun saliva, sputum, sweat, tears, urine and feces to red-orange to red-brown. Monitor liver enzyme
Myambutol
Antitubercular. may lead to blindness
Streptomycin
Antitubercular. nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity. Monitor kidney