Respiratory drugs table: pharmacology of asthma and COPD
The Dept. of Pharmacology at University of Utah posted in their website tables to review respiratory pharmacology. This study aid analizes therapeutic uses & specificity, toxicity and side effects of the following drug classes: Bronchodilators: epinephrine, Ephedrine, Isoproterenol, Terbutaline, Isoetharine, Ipratropium bromide, Theophylline, Aminophylline. Leukotriene D4 receptors antagonists:Zafirlukast, Zileutron. Inhibition of mast cell degranulation: Cromolyn […]
Pharmacology mnemonic. Beta 1 and beta 2 receptor location.
Beta-1 vs Beta-2 receptor location “You have 1 heart and 2 lungs”: Beta-1are therefore primarily on heart Beta-2 primarily on lungs Thanks to Medexcel
An FDA advisory panel voted to ban formoterol (Serevent) and salmeterol (Foradil)
From JournalWatch: FDA Panel Votes to Ban Two Drugs for Asthma An advisory panel to the FDA voted Thursday to ban two long-acting beta agonists, Serevent (salmeterol) and Foradil (formoterol), for treating asthma in adults and children. When taken without an inhaled corticosteroid, these drugs can
Pharmacology mnemonic: Beta 2 agonists
A mnemonic to remember the Beta 2 agonists agents: B2agonist……SMART 1)Salmeterol 2)Metaproterenol (Orciprenaline) 3)Albuterol 4)Ritodrine 5)Terbutaline Posted by SDK at Prep4USMLE Forum: Pharmacology Forum