Pharmacology

  • Vancomycin

    Vancomycin (Vancocin) is a glycopeptide antibiotic primarily used to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (“C.diff”) colitis with…

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  • Albuterol

    Albuterol (ProAirVentolin/Proventil) is most often used as a short-acting, inhaled therapy for bronchospasm. It works via β-2 agonism – adrenergic…

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  • 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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