Pharmacology - Cardiovascular II
2009/2: What is the mechanism of action of warfarin? What drug interactions with warfarin prolong the INR? How is the action of warfarin reversed?
2009/2: How does TPA work? What are the indications for TPA use?
2009/1: What are the sites of action of antihypertensive drugs (with examples)?
2008/1: Describe the pharmacodynamics of therapeutic drugs that modulate the effect of angiotensin. What are the advantages of angiotensin II receptor antagonists over ACE inhibitors?
2008/1: What are the pharmacodynamic differences between low molecular weight and unfractionated heparin? What are the advantages of low molecular weight heparin over unfractionated heparin?
2007/1: How does tPA work? How does tPA differ from streptokinase?
2006/2: What is the mechanism of action of clopidogrel? How long does this effect last? What are the indications for clopidogrel?
2006/1: What are the preferred administration routes for vitamin K? What are the clinical indications for prescribing vitamin K?
2006/1: Describe the pharmacokinetic mechanisms for drug interactions with oral anticoagulants. Describe a pharmacodynamic interaction with warfarin.
2006/1: Describe the mechanism of actions of heparin. How can heparin be reversed? What are the potential adverse effects of heparin?
2005/1: Describe the mechanism of action of clopidogrel. How does it differ from aspirin? What other types of antiplatelet agents are there?
2005/1: Describe the mechanism of action of the COX2 selective inhibitors. What adverse effects can be associated with the use of COX2 selective inhibitors? What other drugs are inhibitors of the cyclooxygenase enzyme system?
2003/1: What is the mechanism of action of captopril? What are the clinical uses of captopril? What are the adverse effects of captopril?
2003/1: How does unfractionated heparin work? How does the mechanism of action of low molecular weight heparins differ? What are the adverse effects? What is the clinical advantage of low molecular weight over unfractionated heparins?