The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »

 

Category Archives: Drugs

Anticholinergics Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Anticholinergics( below table) are drugs that oppose the effects of acetylcholine at receptor sites in the substantia nigra and the corpus striatum, thus helping to restore chemical balance in the area. Anticholinergics used to treat Parkinson disease include benztropine (Cogentin),

Respiratory Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Respiratory Drugs are designed to assist you breathe better while treating different kinds of breathing problems such as wheezing and respiratory shortness. These include inhaling medications with nebulizer devices in a mist-like form. Various kinds of medicines can be recommended

Antineoplastics Agents Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Antineoplastics agents are used in Treatment of various types of cancers’ mycosis fungoides, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular course JRA (methotrexate), gynecomastia, oligospermia (tamoxifen). Antineoplastic drugs include aromatase inhibitors, purine analogs, folic acid antagonists, and nonsteroidal antiestrogens. Aromatase inhibitors work by

Antimigraine Agents Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

For many years, the one standard treatment for migraine headaches was acute analgesia, often involving a narcotic, together with control of lighting and sound and the use of ergot derivatives. In the late 1990s, a new class of drugs, the

Antidysrhythmic Drugs Pharmacology Cheat Sheet

Antidysrhythmic drugs are used to treat dysrthythmias, which is any deviation from the normal rhythm of the heart. Mechanism of Action Antidysrhythmic drugs work by correcting abnormal cardiac function. There are four classes of antidysrhytmics which each have a different