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Antihypertensives 2 There are many classes of antihypertensives, which lower blood pressure by different means; among the most important and most widely used are the thiazide diuretics, the ACE inhibitors, the calcium channel blockers, the beta blockers, and the angiotensin II receptor antagonists or ARBs.


Nursing School: Pharm Mnemonics


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NMDA receptor antagonists are a class of anesthetics that work to antagonize, or inhibit the action of, the N-methyl d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR). They are used as anesthesia for animals and, less commonly, for humans; the state of anesthesia they induce is referred to as dissociative anesthesia. Memantine is an uncompetitive NMDA channel blocker. Memantine is the first in a novel class of Alzheimer's disease medications acting on the glutamatergic system by blocking NMDA glutamate…


There is evidence that NMDA receptor antagonists can cause a certain type of neurotoxicity or brain damage referred to as Olney's Lesions in rodents, although such damage has never been conclusively observed in primates like humans. However, adolescent cynomolgus monkeys that were injected daily for six months with the non-competitive NMDA antagonist ketamine showed decreased locomotor activity and increased apoptosis of cells in their prefrontal cortices.


Revisiting Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis and Autism - AGE OF AUTISM

Nursing/Pharmacy Mnemonics and Tips: Where was this when I was studying for the PTCB Exam?


Parkinson Disease Medication: Dopamine Agonists, Anticholinergic, MAO-B inhibitors, Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors, Central, NMDA Antagonists, COMT Inhibitors, Selective Serotonin Inverse Agonists (SSIA)

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Alomone Labs D-AP5, a competitive NMDA receptor antagonist.