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Narcotic antagonists

The Narcotic Antagonists are NAloxone and NAltrexone. Important clinically to treat narcotic overdose.
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Ribavirin: indications

RIBAvirin: RSV Influenza B Arenaviruses (Lassa, Bolivian, etc.)


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Beneficial actions due to PG synthesis inhibition


shared by Siddhartha Barnawal

5 A's

Analgesia : Prevention of pain nerve ending sensitization Antipyresis Antiinflammatory Antithrombotic Arteriosus-Ductus closure in Newborns (Its infact Ductus Arteriosus but to fit in mnemonic i used Arteriosus ductus here) No comments:

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VERAPAMIL
shared by Shikha Priya

VERAPAMIL

CLASS- 4 Antiarrhythmic drugs V- control VENTRICULAR rate in AF or AFI E- ERP increased (A-V nodal) R- RR interval increased; Reccurent arrhythmia A- Antiarrhythmic P- PSVT; PR interval increased A- Automacity decreased M- Muscle relaxant I- negative Ionotropic action L- action on L-type Ca channel No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

Cephalosporins
shared by Muhammad Waliullah Qureshi Cephalosporins are active against many bacteria, but these special bacteria make them CALM (Ineffective) remembr: CALM C=CLAUSTRIDIUM A=ACTIVE ENTEROCOCCI L=LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES M= MRSA (METHICILLIN RESISTENT STAPHYLOCOCCI

so dont b calm, try any other anti-microbial drug! Hehe 1 comment: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

LIDOCAINE

shared by Shikha Priya LIDOCAINE (antiarrhythmic drug- subclass 1B) L- local anasthetic I- ICU popular antiarrythmic D- digitalis toxicity used O- orally inactive C- cinetidine+ propanolol A- decrease Automacity I- inactivated Na Channel blocker N- nystagmus E- eye blurred vision, ECG change
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Drugs causing pancreatitis (complete list)


shared by Iqbal Bashir GLAD Organ Pancreas iS Traumatised n Destroyed Very Much

Glucocorticoids L-asparaginase Alcohol Diuretics Ocp's Pentamidine Sulfonamides Didanosine Tetracyclines Valproate Methyldopa No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: GASTROENTEROLOGY, MEDICINE, PHARMACOLOGY, SURGERY Reactions:

Cushing's syndrome
Cushing's syndrome

shared by DrAhmad Abusham

C - Central obesity, Cervical fat pads, Collagen fibre weakness, Comedones (acne) U - Urinary free cortisol and glucose increase S - Striae, Suppressed immunity .H - Hypercortisolism, Hypertension, Hyperglycemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Hirsutism I - Iatrogenic (Increased administration of corticosteroids) N - Noniatrogenic (Neoplasms) G - Glucose intolerance, Growth retardation No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: MEDICINE, PEDIATRICS, PHARMACOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY Reactions:

Drugs causing photosensitivity :


(shared by Sourabh Jain)

PQRST AND CNG P- Phenothiazines Q- Quinine, Quinolones, Quinidine R- Retinoids S- Sulphonamides, Sulfonylureas T- Tetracyclines, Thiazides A- Amiodarone N- NSAID'S-- Ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib D- Dapsone C- Chloroquine, Chlorpromazine N- Nalidixic acid G- Griseofulvin No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

Corticosteroids: Side effects


(shared by Syed Asif Bukhari ) CORTICOSTERIODS C-cushings syndrome O-osteoporosis R-retardation of growth T-thin skin n easy brusibility I-infections n immunosupression C-cataract n glaucoma O-odema S-supression of HPA axis T-thining n ulceration of gastric mucosa

E-Emotional disturbance R-rise in BP I-Increase in hair growth(hirsuitism) O-otherz like fetal abnormalties n hypokalemia D-diabetes mellitus precipitation S-stria No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: MEDICINE, PHARMACOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY Reactions:

Drugs removed by haemodialysis


(shared by Faiza Mubeen) BLAST

Barbiturates Lithium Alcohol Salicylates Theophylline No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

Rx of diabetic ketoacidosis
Rx of diabetic ketoacidosis (shared by Sajad Bhat) In India Kashmiris Support Pakistan Army, I - insulin, I - intravenous fluids, S - sodium bicarbonate, P - phoshates, A - antibiotics No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: MEDICINE, PHARMACOLOGY

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Drugs used in migraine prophylaxis


Drugs used in migraine prophylaxis (shared by Sumit Mahanand) Very Volatile Pharmacotherapeutic Agents For Migraine Prophylaxis V - verapamil V - valproic acid P - pizotifen A - amitriptyline F - flunarizine M - methysergide P - propranolol No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

AMA's which should be avoided in Liver Diseases:


AMA's which should be avoided in Liver Diseases: ( shared by Gajanan) {Plz Never Take The Erythromycin} P: Pyrazinamide, Pefloxacin. N: Nalidixic Acid. T: Tetracyclines. T: Talampicillin. and Erythromycin. . Dose should be reduced: {Reduction Is Must to Cure} R: Rifampin. I: Isoniazid. M: Metronidazol. C: Chloramphenicol, Clindamycin.. No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY

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Etoposide :action , indications, side effects


Etoposide :action , indications, side effects eTOPoside Action : inhibits TOPoisomerase II Indications: Testicular carcinoma Oat cell carcinoma Prostate carcinoma Side effect : Affects TOP of your head causing alopecia 1 comment: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

Side effects of carbimazole


LMNOP Liver dysfunction, Lymphadenopathy Myalgia Neuritis Occasional agranulocytosis (<1 in 200 cases ) Psychosis No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY, SURGERY Reactions:

Betablockers: cardioselective betablockers

"Betablockers Acting Exclusively At Myocardium" Cardioselective betablockers are: Betaxolol Acebutelol

Esmolol Atenolol Metoprolol


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Drugs causing gynaecomastia.


"DESI Gossypol R Most Common Cause oF Gynaecomastia in Kommon People" D- Digitalis E-Ethionamide,Estrogen S-Spirinolactone I- INH Gossypol-Griseofulvin R- Reserpine Most-Methyl dopa Common- Cyperoterone acetate,cimitidine, Cause-clomiphine,Calcium antagonist oF-Flutamide Gynaecomastia- Goserelin Kommon-Ketoconazole People-Phenytoin. No comments: Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Links to this post CATEGORIES: PHARMACOLOGY Reactions:

Sodium valproate: side effects


VALPROATE: Vomiting Alopecia Liver toxicity Pancreatitis/ Pancytopenia Retention of fats (weight gain) Oedema (peripheral oedema) Anorexia Tremor Enzyme inhibitor

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Anti-hypertensives used in emergencies...

Antihypertensives used in emergencies.... . Singh & Gambhir HELP S-sodium nitroprusside G-GTN H-hydralazine E-esmolol L-labetalol P-phentolamine