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i just found this that i made in nursing school.....i am takin nclex in 2 days and freaking out but maybe this will help/ mnemonics could be made from some of this info.



  • Ace Inhibitors
  • Skin rash, cough
  • Acute renal failure, in bed 3 hrs after 1st dose


  • ARBS
  • Hypotension
  • Fatigue, hepatitis, renal failure
  • LFTs and electrolytes


  • Beta Blockers- decrease cardiac output and cardiac oxygen consumption, depresses rennin secretion
  • SOB, Gi distress
  • Impotence
  • Depression, insomnia, bradycardia, headache


  • Ca+ Channel Blockers
  • Avoid high fat meals and grapefruit juice
  • Take 1hr before meals or 2 hrs after meals
  • No caffeine
  • Tachycardia, HF, dry cough
  • Edema, constipation, dizziness, nausea, headaches
  • Check K+ levels

Antiarrhythmics- Atropine (V fib/ asystole), Amiodarone, Digoxin (HF), Lidocaise (V dys), propanolol, verapamil, phenytoin, quinidine

Arrhythmia- disturbance in HR or rhythem (K+, Ca+, Mg+)

ANTI-ANGINALS- Nitroglycerin, Isorbid, Propanolol, Atenolol, Nadolol, Dilitiazem (Cardizem)

Angina- chest discomfort or pain form MI, not enough 02


  • vasodilator, headache, flushing
  • dizziness, nausea, hypotension
  • replace tabs every 3-5 months


  • HF, SOB
  • Impotence, hallucinations/ insomnia
  • Bradycardia, depression, loss of appetite
  • Blurred vision


  • hypokalemia, HF, syncope
  • dizziness, dysrhythmias, hypotension
  • peripheral edema



  • HMG Coa Reductase Inhibitors
  • Impotence
  • Muscle tenderness
  • CPK/liver enzymes
  • Hepatitis, rhabdomyolysis
  • Lipid lowering

Cyclovirs- antiherpes

Phylline- bronchodilator

Terol- Bronchodilator

Sal- salicylate, aspirin

Ase/plase- thromolytic agent

Azole- antifungal

Micin/Mycin- antibiotic/ aminoglycosides

Cyclibne- antibiotic

Parin- anticoagulant

Prazole- GI antiulcer

Tidine- antiulcer

Sone/lone- corticosteroid (mask infections)

Zepam/zolam- benzo- sedative

Triptan- antimigraine

Setrom- antiemetics

Teratogenic Drugs



Epileptic drugs


Ace inhibitors/ prils

Third Element- lithium

OCP and other hormones (danazol)


Sartans- ARBS (angiotensin 2 receptor blockers)

Gynecomastia Causing Drugs


Isoniazid (TB med)

Spironolactone (K+ sparing Diuretic)

Cimetidine (anticulcer)



5 Drugs Causing Depression

Propanolol (beta blocker)

Reserpine (HTN)

Oral contraceptives

Methyldopa (Dopamine)


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this one might be helpful:

drugs for tb think respiration

r- rifampicin

e- ethambutol

s- streptomycin

p- pyrizinamide

i- isonazide

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