Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones

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DRUG CLASSES Posterior pituitary hormones •  Vasopressin Anterior pituitary hormones •  Gonadotropins •  Somatropin •  Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) Glucocorticoids Mineralocorticoids PHARMACOLOGY IN PRACTICE Janna Wong is at the clinic for a sports physical. As…

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Antineoplastic Drugs

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DRUG CLASSES Cell cycle–specific agents •  Plant alkaloids •  Taxanes •  Podophyllotoxins •  Camptothecin analogs •  Antimetabolites Cell cycle–nonspecific agents •  Alkylates •  Ethyleneimines •  Alkyl sulfonates •  Hydrazines •  Nitrosoureas •  Platinum based •  Antibiotics PHARMACOLOGY IN PRACTICE Patients and families…

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Otic and Ophthalmic Preparations

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DRUG CLASSES Otic preparations Ophthalmic Preparations PHARMACOLOGY IN PRACTICE Janna Wong, a 16-year-old high school student, recently switched from eyeglasses to contact lenses. She is experiencing minor eye irritation. In…

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Antidiabetic Drugs

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DRUG CLASSES Insulins Sulfonylureas Nonsulfonylureas Incretin mimetics PHARMACOLOGY IN PRACTICE When Mr. Phillip was seen for atrial fibrillation, it was discovered that he had not been seen by a health…

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Menopause and Andropause Drugs

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DRUG CLASSES Female hormones • Estrogens • Progestins Antispasmodics Benign prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Agents • α-adrenergic blockers • Androgen hormone Inhibitors • Impotence agents Hormonal cancer agents In both men…

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Male and Female Hormones

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DRUG CLASSES Androgens Estrogens Progestins PHARMACOLOGY IN PRACTICE Janna Wong is at the clinic for a sports physical. After the physical, Janna lingers in the examination room. You knock and…

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Upper Gastrointestinal System Drugs

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DRUG CLASSES Acid neutralizers Acid reducer •  Histamine H2 antagonists •  Proton pump inhibitors GI stimulants Antiemetics The upper GI system consists of the mouth, esophagus, and stomach (Fig. 40.1). The GI…

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Anticoagulant and Thrombolytic Drugs

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DRUG CLASSES Anticoagulants Antiplatelets Thrombolytics Clotting is an essential body mechanism. When a blood vessel is injured, a series of events occurs to form a clot and stop the bleeding….

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Anticonvulsants

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DRUG CLASSES Hydantoins Carboxylic acid derivatives Succinimides Oxazolidinediones Benzodiazepines Miscellaneous drugs PHARMACOLOGY IN PRACTICE Lillian Chase was in a car accident last year and had a seizure on the way…

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Skin Disorder Topical Drugs

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DRUG CLASSES Antibiotic topicals Antifungal topicals Antiviral topicals Antiseptics and germicides Corticosteroids Antipsoriatic topicals Enzymes and Keratolytics Local anesthetics This chapter discusses the following types of topical drugs: anti-infectives, corticosteroids,…

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