PharmacologyExam20101011

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Definition

acepromazine/PromAce

sedative that's contraindicated for animals with history of seizure and for use with stallions

acetylcystein/Mucomyst

drug that's a Mucolytic

acute kidney failure

results in swollen, pale looking kidneys

ADH

it's absence in the kidney causes DI and results in PU/PD, can be supplemented

afterload

term for the resistance in arteries that the heart must overcome to empty blood from ventricle

allopurinol/Zyloprim

drug that's a xanthine oxidase inhibitor

amino or theophylline

bronchodilators sometimes used for heart treatment

Aminopentamide/Centrine

antidiarrheal and antivomiting drug

Anipryl

brand name of drug used to treat canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

antitussive

type of drug that includes butorphanol/, hydrocodone, codeine, dextromethorphan, and Temeril-P

atipamezol/Antisedan

reverses Medetomidine/Domitor

atropine and glycopyrrolate

generic names of drugs used pre-op to reduce secretions

automaticity

term for the ability of the cardiac muscle to generate impulses

bethanechol/Urecholine

drug that causes detrusor muscle to contract by increasing it's tone

bone marrow suppression

risk when using synthetic estrogen (as well as increased risk of pyometra)

bradyarrhythmia

term for slow HR associated with an irregularity of heart rhythm

broncodilators

type of drug that includes: Cholinergic blockers, Beta-2 adrenergic agonists, and Methylxantines

butorphanol

generic name of drug used to treat kennel cough

catecholamine

term for a group of sympathomimetic amines including dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine

CDS

abbreviation for disease known as doggie alzhiemers