PTCB Drugs - Prefixes/Suffixes

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PTCB Drugs Prefixes & Suffixes
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  1. -azole, -azine
    • sulfonamides;
    • antibiotics
  2. -cillin
    • penicillins;
    • antibiotics
  3. cef-, ceph-
    • cephalosporins;
    • antibiotics
  4. -mycin
    • macrolides, ketolides, aminoglycosides, cyclic lipopeptides;
    • antibiotics
  5. -oxacin
    • quinolones;
    • antibiotics
  6. -azole
    antifungals
  7. -vir
    antivirals (some antiretrovirals)
  8. -ine
    • antihistamine, , antitussive, decongestant
    • ("most" likely, not always)
  9. -pam, -lam
    • benzodiazapine;
    • anxiety, insomnia
  10. -pram
    • selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs);
    • depression
  11. -pramine, -triptyline
    • TCAs (tricyclic antidepressants);
    • depression
  12. -phylline
    • xanthine derivative;
    • asthma
  13. -sone, -olone
    • corticosteroids;
    • asthma, antiflammatory
  14. -tidine
    • H2 antagonist;
    • GI agent (antacid)
  15. -prazole
    • proton pump inhibitor;
    • antacid
  16. -osin
    • alpha blocker;
    • diuretic (by way of prostate), hypertension
  17. -pril
    • ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor;
    • hypertension
  18. -sartan
    • angiotensin II inhibitor;
    • hypertension
  19. -olol
    • beta-blocker;
    • hypertension
  20. -in
    anticoagulant
  21. -statin
    • HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor;
    • antihyperlipidemic
  22. -one
    opiod/narcotic analgesic
  23. -triptan
    • 5-HT receptor agonist;
    • NSAID

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