Antianginal Drugs Lecture Quiz

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What is the mechanism of action of nitrates in the treatment of angina pectoris?

Decrease oxygen demand and increase oxygen supply

Which type of preparation of nitrates has the longest duration of action?

Oral slow-release preparation

What are the adverse reactions associated with organic nitrates?

Throbbing headache, flushing

How do nitrates affect coronary blood flow in the treatment of angina pectoris?

Increase coronary blood flow by vasodilation of stenosed large coronary arteries

In what type of emergency is the sublingual (SL) tablet preparation of nitrates used?

Angina attack

Test your knowledge on antianginal drugs with this quiz covering mechanisms of action, adverse effects, and classifications of nitrates and calcium channel blockers.

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