Word List A

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ADN word list A, Drug Classes
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  1. contracts or constricts pupils
    miotic
  2. dilates pupils
    mydriatic
  3. produces paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye
    cycloplegic
  4. general anesthetic
    medication producing total loss of consciousness and insensibility to pain
  5. medication that diminishes the sensibility of the part to which it is applied
    local anesthetic
  6. combats parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelmintic
  7. reduces fever
    antipyretic
  8. removes gas from the GI tract
    carminative
  9. soothing, softening
    emollient (demulcent)
  10. destroys or neutralizes odor
    deodorant
  11. removes hair
    dipilatory
  12. produces vomiting
    emetic
  13. a synthetic compound derived from barbituric acid and used for hypnotic or sedative effects
    barbiturate
  14. counteracts or prevents innfection
    antiinfective
  15. causes narrowing of blood vessels
    vasoconstrictor
  16. stimulator which tends to raise blood pressure
    pressor
  17. causes expansion of the blood vessels
    vasodilator
  18. combats blood clotting
    anticoagulant
  19. chemical substance produced by the endocrine glands that affect metabolism
    hormone
  20. compound capable of accelerating or producing some chemical change without itself being changed
    enzyme
  21. inhibits or prevents the growth and proliferation of malignant cells and neoplasms; used in cancer chemotherapy
    antineoplastic
  22. alleviates tension and anxiety without inducing sleep
    tranquilizer
  23. suppresses the effect of released histamine: usually found in medications used to dry mucous secretions
    antihistamine
  24. acts to decrease blood sugar
    hypoglycemic agent
  25. used to treat irregular rhythm of the heart
    antiarryhthmics
  26. improves heart muscle tone
    cardiotonic
  27. aids in blood cell production
    hemopoietic
  28. used in the treatment of infectious diseases to destroy or inhibit the growth of microorganisms
    antibiotic
  29. bacteriostatic effect on microorganisms
    sulfonamide
  30. kill or inhibit the growth of fungus
    antifungal
  31. agent which destroys pathogens
    disinfectant
  32. agent which inhibits the growth or microorganisms
    AntiMayic
  33. relieves pain without producing loss of consciousness and reflex activity
    analgesic
  34. derivative of opium, usually used as an analgesic
    narcotic
  35. lessens physiological responses
    sedative
  36. promotes sleep
    hypnotic
  37. relieves anxiety thus promoting emotional equilibrium without producing drowsiness
    ataractic
  38. relaxes muscles
    relaxant
  39. increases the secretion and the flow of urine
    diuretic
  40. combats diarrhea
    antidiarrhea
  41. neutralizes acidity of the GI tract
    antacid
  42. combats nausea and vomiting
    antiemetic
  43. relieves muscle spasms
    antispasmodic
  44. causes clotting of the blood
    coagulant
  45. combats coughing
    antitussive
  46. facilitates removal of secretion from lungs
    expectorant
  47. causes dilation of bronchi, thus increasing the caliber of the pulmonary air passages
    bronchodilator

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