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Diabetes (3/5): Oral Meds (Dirty Mnemonic) Pharmacology Insulin Resistance - Sulfonylurea, Biguanide

FREE flashcards to quiz these video drugs: http://helphippo.com/flash/flashcards.html. For Juvenile/Type II diabetes (insulin resistance), there are oral medications to control blood sugar. Please SUBSCRIBE - more cool stuff coming as we get more Hippo Helpers! See our pharmacolyg playlist at: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIPkjUW-piR2Ww8tUxJnhuJ8z8X-yQSuB Visit: http://helphippo.com for archived videos, organized by topic/school year.  
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Insulin Pharm Mnemonic (2/5): Rapid, Intermediate, Long-acting: Diabetes blood sugar management

Flashcards for these drugs at http://helphippo.com Insulin analogues for diabetes can be classified based on duration of action. These mnemonics help remember the names. Please SUBSCRIBE - more cool stuff coming as we get more Hippo Helpers! Our pharmacology playlist at: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIPkjUW-piR2Ww8tUxJnhuJ8z8X-yQSuB  
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Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System

http://www.handwrittentutorials.com - This tutorial explores the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, its role in Blood Pressure, the enzymes, involved, and how drugs act upon the system. For more entirely FREE medical tutorials visit http://www.handwrittentutorials.com  
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Nephron buddy

I made this simple nephron outline to show where different drugs act. I found it useful to print it and write notes on the page.  
Julia Marr
over 5 years ago
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Psychiatric Drugs

A cheat sheet of drugs commonly found in psychiatry detailing their class, indication, contraindications, cautions and mechanism of action. Enjoy!  
Henry Sumption
over 4 years ago
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Diabetes Drugs

A overview of the main groups of drugs used in diabetes with some side effects  
David Fish
over 4 years ago
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Q&A: Antibiotic resistance - BBC News

Why are many antibiotic drugs no longer working and who is to blame?  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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Fears over statins use are 'misleading' - BBC News

A leading researcher on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs accuses critics of misleading the public about the dangers of taking them.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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Drugs affecting the Respiratory System

Anti-Cholinergics Anti-Histamines Beta-Agonists Cromones  
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over 5 years ago
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Analgesics

ANALGESICS: THEIR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS Pain is a common problem, and it is essential that doctors know how to treat it. It is recognised that many psychosocial factors affect people’s perception of pain, in particular of chronic pain. This revision article describes the pain ladder and the pharmacology and uses of the drugs it recommends.   THE W.H.O. PAIN LADDER1  
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over 5 years ago
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Antibiotic Prescribing Guidelines

Key: First line Second line Third line Penicillin allergy alternative (generally this is erythromycin or clarithromycin)) Remember that the doses below are adults doses; children’s doses (and also the drugs used for children) may be different.  
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over 5 years ago
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Overdose - Common Drugs and Antidotes

Drug Antidote  
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over 5 years ago
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Tricyclic Antidepressants

Drugs used in Depression Tricyclic Antidepressantse.g. Amitriptyline, imipramine, lofepramine There are also related compounds, that are not technically tricyclics, but that we will consider as the same here: amoxapine, maprotiline   Mechanism  
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Anti-Histamines

Histamine H1-receptor antagonists These are not used in the management of respiratory conditions. They are mostly effective against mast cell activated inflammatory reactions. In asthma, mast cells are involved in the early stages of the reaction, but their role is not great enough to respond to therapeutic modification. These drugs are useful in patients with very mild atopic asthma, such as in cases of hay fever.  
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over 5 years ago
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Different types of Inhaler

There are loads of types of inhalers! You need to be able to tell a patient how to use each type, and what type of drugs can go in each type.   With all inhalers, the amount of drug deposited on the mouth and pharynx is very high. Generally it is about 85% (even with good technique). This can improve to about 75% with different types of inhaler.   How a spacer works  
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Xanthines

Xanthines  These are naturally occurring chemicals found in tea, coffee, chocolate and other related foods. They are chemically similar to caffeine. They have vasodilating, bronchodilating, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating actions, but the mechanisms of these are uncertain. These drugs have greater side effects, and fewer beneficial effects than β2 agonists.   Mechanism  
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Drug and Alcohol Abuse

The abuse of alcohol and drugs from a psychological perspective comes under the heading of externalising disorders. This category essentially encompasses the tendency of an individual to act out their problems. Other externalising disorders include: Conduct disorders Anti-social personality  
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Psychiatric Medications

Anti-psychotics Drugs used in Depression Mood Stabilisers  
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over 5 years ago
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The Drugs Song (Amateur Transplants)

Drs Adam Kay and Suman Biswas (aka the Amateur Transplants) have created a parody of Tom Lehrer's comic song "The Elements".  
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