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Pharmacology, part 1: Introduction and General Study Tips

Pharmacology, part 1: Introduction and General Study Tips

by Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy provides an introduction to her pharmacology series. She covers her best tips for studying Pharmacology, how to remember medications, and what juice to go with when you're in doubt!
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Pharmacology, part 2: Respiratory Medications - Bronchodilators

Pharmacology, part 2: Respiratory Medications - Bronchodilators

by Cathy Parkes

Beta 2 adrenergic agonists (albuterol, salmeterol); xanthines (theophylline); and anticholinergics (ipratropium).
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Pharmacology, part 3: Respiratory Medications - Corticosteroids, Leukotriene Antagonists, Antitussives

Pharmacology, part 3: Respiratory Medications - Corticosteroids, Leukotriene Antagonists, Antitussives

by Cathy Parkes

Locally-acting corticosteroids (beclomethasone, mometasone, budesonide, fluticasone); leukotriene antagonists (montelukast, zafirlukast); and antitussives (benzonatate, codeine, dextromethorphan).
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Pharmacology, part 4: Respiratory Medications - Expectorants, Mucolytics, Decongestants, Antihistamines

Pharmacology, part 4: Respiratory Medications - Expectorants, Mucolytics, Decongestants, Antihistamines

by Cathy Parkes

Expectorants (guaifenesin); mucolytics (acetylcysteine); decongestants (pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine); first-generation antihistamines (diphenhydramine); and second-generation antihistamines (loratadine, cetirizine).
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Pharmacology, part 5: Cardiovascular Medications - Hypertension & the RAAS system

Pharmacology, part 5: Cardiovascular Medications - Hypertension & the RAAS system

by Cathy Parkes

Direct renin inhibitors (aliskiren); ACE inhibitors (captopril, lisinopril); angiotensin II receptor blockers (losartan, valsartan); and aldosterone antagonists (eplerenone).
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Pharmacology, part 6: Cardiovascular Medications - Hypertension & Angina

Pharmacology, part 6: Cardiovascular Medications - Hypertension & Angina

by Cathy Parkes

Calcium channel blockers (verapamil, nifedipine, diltiazem); centrally-acting alpha-2 agonists (clonidine); beta-1 blockers (metoprolol, atenolol); and nonselective beta blockers (propranolol, labetalol, and carvedilol).
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