Pharmacology

  • Metoprolol

    Metoprolol (Lopressor) is a selective beta-1 receptor blocker used primarily to decrease heart rate (chronotropy) and cardiac contractility (inotropy) in…

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  • Nitroglycerin

    Nitroglycerin (NTG) is short-acting venodilator (vasodilator at higher doses) which, like all nitrates, is converted to nitric oxide to exert…

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  • Mannitol

    Mannitol is a carbohydrate often administered as a hypertonic solution that is freely filtered by the renal glomerulus and not…

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  • Exparel

    Liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel) is a local anesthetic touted for the long duration of its activity. Molecules of bupivacaine are encapsulated…

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  • Celecoxib

    Celecoxib (Celebrex) is an oral, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This class of medications typically inhibits two major isozymes: COX-1 (responsible…

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