(Answered) BIO 316V WEEK 2 Assignment 1: Classifying Drugs

sing the text and the Internet, such as the PDR website, classify each of the following drugs and include a generic name, if possible. Also, list the clinical usage of each and the adverse effects that could arise.

Use the Classifying Drugs Template when completing this assignment.

  1. Atropine
  2. Dexamethasone
  3. Adenosine
  4. Neo-Synephrine
  5. Epinephrine
  6. Lanoxin
  7. Benydryl
  8. Glucagon
  9. Vasopressin
  10. Nitroglycerin
  11. Dopamine


Classifying Drugs Template


Drug Generic Name Classification Clinical Usage Adverse Effects
Atropine Isopto Atropine Anticholinergic or parasympatholytic Used to treat poisoning from pesticide, nerve agent, slow heart rate, and reduce saliva in surgery. Dry mouth, urinary retention, fast heart rate, and constipation
Dexamethasone Decadron Anti-inflammatory Arthritis, immune systems disorders, skin and eye conditions, breathing challenges, certain cancers, and various bowel disorders. Headache, dizziness, insomnia, weight gain, stomach upsets and menstrual changes.
Adenosine Intravenous Adenocard Antiarrhythmic Agent Treating paroxysmal superventricular tachycardia. Chest discomforts, dyspnea, abdominal pain, nausea, headache, flushing, weakness, hypotension, and pain at the injection point.

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