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Cardiovascular Pharmacology Concepts

Richard E. Klabunde, PhD

Clinical Disorders:

Therapeutic Classes:

Mechanism Classes:

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Tutorial - Vasodilator Drugs

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  1. How does dilating arterial resistance vessels decrease arterial pressure?  click here
  2. How does dilating venous capacitance vessels decrease venous pressure?  click here
  3. Arterial vasodilators are used for what conditions?  click here
  4. Venous vasodilators are used for hat conditions?  click here
  5. Answer the following questions from the following mechanistic classes of vasodilator drugs: What are the pharmacologic mechanisms? What are the generic names of specific drugs in classes?
  6. Which drugs from the list in Question 5 are used to treat the following conditions?
  7. Which drugs from the list in Question 5 are primarily


Revised 02/09/2023

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