Antihypertensives

Pharm

Antihypertensives

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 82%
Ease of Revision 8.4 / 10

Fairly busy chapter, but not difficult to remember.

Question Pattern

It is generally difficult to identify unique patterns in Pharmacology chapters.

This Chapter is no exception.

Focus on MOA, Drug interactions, Contraindications, ADRs

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Lithium + Thiazide interaction
  • DOC in HTN + Diabetes
  • DM + Renal Artery stenosis – Rx
  • Selective imidazoline receptor agonist
  • Methyldopa is primarily used for
  • Diazoxide – Overview
  • Drug Therapy for HTN
  • Na Nitroprusside – MOA
  • Gout + HTN – Drug therapy
  • IV ACE inhibitor
  • Antihypertensives in Pregnancy

Suggested Revision

  • Methyldopa – Overview
  • Drugs used in 1st line therapy
  • Rx in hypertensive emergencies
  • Drugs in HTN – MOA, Drug interactions, Contraindications, ADRs
  • First-dose phenomenon
  • Clonidine – Overview

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