What drugs are diuretics classified?
Examples of diuretics include:
- Aldactone (spironolactone)
- Bumex (bumetanide)
- Demadex (torsemide)
- Esidrix (hydrochlorothiazide)
- Lasix (furosemide)
- Zaroxolyn (metolazone)
Is spironolactone an alpha blocker?
Spironolactone (SPL) is an androgen receptor blocker that has antiandrogenic properties and is used to treat acne, hirsutism, and androgenic alopecia (Box 7.6). Men do not tolerate the high incidence of endocrine side effects; therefore it is only used in women.
What is the trade name for spironolactone?
Spironolactone oral tablet is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name: Aldactone. Spironolactone comes as an oral tablet and an oral suspension. Spironolactone is used to reduce swelling from liver disease and nephrotic syndrome.
What are Group 1 hazardous drugs?
Group 1 is antineoplastic drugs (roughly, chemotherapy medications). Group 2 is other drugs (not antineoplastic) that are hazardous, while Group 3 are drugs that may interrupt fertility in women or men or that may get into breast milk.
Which drugs are classified as hazardous drugs?
Hazardous drugs include those used for can- cer chemotherapy, antiviral drugs, hormones, some bioengineered drugs, and other miscella- neous drugs.
What are the main classes of drug used to treat hypertension?
The classes of blood pressure medications include:
- ACE inhibitors.
- Angiotensin II receptor blockers.
- Calcium channel blockers.
- Alpha blockers.
- Alpha-2 Receptor Agonists.
- Combined alpha and beta-blockers.
Is spironolactone a ACE inhibitor?
As an aldosterone-blocking agent, spironolactone is postulated to work synergistically with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to provide more thorough blockade of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone (RAA) system.
What class of drug is furosemide?
Descriptions. Furosemide belongs to a group of medicines called loop diuretics (also known as water pills). Furosemide is given to help treat fluid retention (edema) and swelling that is caused by congestive heart failure, liver disease, kidney disease, or other medical conditions.
What are Group 3 hazardous drugs?
Pharmaceuticals as Workplace Hazards Group 1 is antineoplastic drugs (roughly, chemotherapy medications). Group 2 is other drugs (not antineoplastic) that are hazardous, while Group 3 are drugs that may interrupt fertility in women or men or that may get into breast milk.