Pharmacology

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Octreotide

Brand name: Sandostatin

Treats :Pituitary Giantism

GHIH

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Pegvisomant

Brand name: Somavert

Treats:Pituitary Giantism

GH receptor Blocker

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Bromocriptine

Brand name : Parlodel

Treat :Pituitary Giantism

Dopamine agonist

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Desmopressin

(DDAVP)

Synthetic form of ADH

Treats : Nuerogenic DI

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Hydrochlorothiazide

HZT (Aquazide)

diuretic - Water pill

Treats : Nephrogenic DI

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Levothyroxine

Brand name : (Synthroid)

Synthetic T4 = Thyroxine

Treats : Hypothyroidism

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Iodine = I 125

Slows down activity

Treats: Hyperthyroidism

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Propylthiouricil

Chemical that kills Follicular cells

Treats : Hyperthyroidism

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Ca++ acetate supplment

Treats :Hypoparathyroidism

Synthetic Calcium

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PTH recombinant

Treats : Hypoparathyroidism

Synthetic PTH

Needs more study

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Cinacalcet

(sensipar) Memics Calcium

Treats : Hyperparathyroidism

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Benazepril &Losinopril

ACE Inhibitor

(lotensin & Zestril)

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Irbesartaan

Angiotensin II Receptor blocker

(Avapro)

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Ketoconazole

( Nizoral)

Anti-fungal, Inhibit mineralcorticoid and glucocorticoid synthesis

Treat cushing's syndrome

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Oral fludrocortisones

(Florinef) minerocorticoid

Treats : Addison's Disease

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Oral hydrocorticoid

(Cortef) glucocorticoid

Treats : Addison's Disease

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Prednisone

glucocorticoid

Treats : Addison's Disease

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Metformin

(Glucaphage)

Treats: Diabetes M.

Reduce Glycogenolysis

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Glipizide

(Glucatrol)

Treats: Diabetes M.

Stimulates Beta cells

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Brand name: Sandostatin

Octreotide

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Brand name :Glucatrol

Glipizide

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Brand name: Metformin

Glucaphage