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Drugs contraindicated in diabetes with hypertension? (LQ)



A Frusemide
B Thiazide

C Indapamide
D None of the above

Ans. B

Thiazide

Drugs which reduce HR

1. Beta blockers

Uses of Beta blockers (In hypertensive patients)

1. Angina

2. MI

3. Hyperthyroidism

Contraindication of beta blockers

1. Erectile dysfunction Q

2. Peripheral vascular disease Q

3. Pheochromocytoma, (If given alone). Should be given only with alpha blockers. Q

4. CHF Q

Drugs which reduce stroke volume

1. Beta blockers (beta blockers have negative inotropic & negative chronotropic effects) so beta blocker should be used with cautious or should be avoided in CHF with HT.

2. Diuretics: They reduce blood volume so they reduce the preload Q

a. Uses in hypertension

i. HT with CHF

b. Contraindication in HT

i. HT with hyperuricemia Q

ii. Pheochromocytoma Q

iii. Thiazides are Contra Indicated in diabetes Q

3. Nitrates:They primarily dilate the venules thereby they cause peripheral pooling of the blood. So they reduce the preload.

Uses of nitrates in HT (AIIMS Nov 2009)

i. HT with CHF Q

ii. HT with CAD Q

iii. Severe hypertension Q

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