Keys to the Cart: June 26, 2017

published 2 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Acetazolamide: Mechanism of Action; Acetazolamide: Lab Findings; Acute mountain sickness: Treatment

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the car a weekly openness is a podcast where we worried use several IT key words in just a couple of minutes. My name is doctor alley battle and I'm an anesthesiologist at the university of Virginia. Thanks for joining us for our second part of our medication key word review are you ready to unlock some knowledge. Our first keyword today is brought to us all the way from high altitude that is because we will be talking about a drug that can be used to treat acute high altitude sickness or for prevention when taking prior to travel to high altitude. Let's review acetazolamide mechanism of action. Remember acetazolamide it's a reversible inhibitor of carbonic anhydrase and I'm leading to the following a fax. Decrease hydrogen ions increasing at the renal tubule an increased renal excretion of sodium potassium bicarbonate and water. It can be also be used as a diuretic ...

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