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Beta-1 vs Beta-2 receptor location
"You have 1 heart and 2 lungs":
Beta-1 are therefore primarily on heart.
Beta-2 primarily on lungs.
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Cisplatin: major side effect, action
"Ci-Splat-In":
Major side effect: Splat (vomiting sound)--vomiting so severe that anti-nausea drug needed.
Action: Goes Into the DNA strand.
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Pupils in overdose: morphine vs. amphetamine
"MorPHINE: Fine. AmPHETamine: Fat":
Morphine overdose: pupils constricted (fine).
Amphetamine overdose: pupils dilated (fat).
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Atropine use: tachycardia or bradycardia
"A goes with B":
Atropine used clinically to treat Bradycardia.
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Reserpine action
Reserpine depletes the Reserves of catecholamines [and serotonin].
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Botulism toxin: action, related bungarotoxin
Action: "Botulism Bottles up the Ach so it can't be the released":
Related bungarotoxin: "Botulism is related to Beta Bungarotoxin (beta-, not alpha-bungarotoxin--alpha has different mechanism).
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Ipratropium: action
Atropine is buried in the middle: iprAtropium, so it behaves like Atropine.
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Bleomycin: action
"Bleo-Mycin Blows My DNA to bits":
Bleomycin works by fragmenting DNA (blowing it to bits).
My DNA signals that its used for cancer (targeting self cells).
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Propranolol and related '-olol' drugs: usage
"olol" is just two backwards lower case b's.
Backward b's stand for "beta blocker".
· Beta blockers include acebutolol, betaxolol, bisoprolol, oxprenolol, propranolol.
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Succinylcholine: action, use
Succinylcholine gets Stuck to Ach receptor, then Sucks ions in through open pore.
You Suck stuff in through a mouth-tube, and drug is used for intubation.
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