Pharmacological Index

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Pharmacological Index
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Pharmacological Index of commonly used Drugs
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  1. Corticosteroids
    • Anti Inflammatories Steroidal
    • Larger doses are usually used for their antiinflammatory, immunosuppressive, or antineoplastic activity
    • eg : Cortisone, Hydrocortisone
  2. Calcium Channel Blockers
    • Antianginals / Antiarrhythmics
    • Used in the treatment of hypertension or in the treatment and prophylaxis of angina pectoris or coronary artery spasm
    • eg : NIFEdipine, Verapamil
  3. Alprazolam
    • Antianxiety Agents
    • used in the management of various forms of anxiety, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
    • eg : Diazepam, Temazepam, Clonazepam
  4. Barbiturates
    • Nonopioid Analgesics
    • Used to control mild to moderate pain and/or fever
    • eg : Acetaminophen
  5. Antithrombotics
    • Anticoagulants
    • Prevention and treatment of thromboembolic disorders including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization.
    • eg : Heparin
  6. Anticholinergics
    • Antiarrhythmics
    • Suppression of cardiac arrhythmias.
    • eg : Atropine, Benztropine
  7. Antiadrenergics
    • Antiarrhythmics
    • Suppression of ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation
    • eg : Bretylol
  8. Antacids
    • AntiUlcer Agent
    • Healing of ulcers and decreased pain associated with ulcers or gastric hyperacidity
    • eg : Gelusil, Mylanta
  9. Adrenergics
    • Bronchodilators
    • Relaxation of airway smooth muscle with subsequent bronchodilation
    • eg: Albuterol, Epinephrine, DOPamine
  10. Ace Inhibitors
    • AntiHypertensive
    • Lowering of blood pressure in patients with hypertension
    • eg : Ramipril, Lisinopril, Quinapril

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