Nursing Pharmacology

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Nursing Pharmacology
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  1. Drug Endings:
    -tidine
    • Histamine2 blocker-acid reducer.
    • ex. Cimetidine
  2. Drug Endings:
    -prazole
    • Protein pump inhibitor-acid reducer.
    • ex. Omeprazole
  3. Drug Endings:
    -cillin
    • Penicillin antibiotic.
    • ex. Amoxicillin
  4. Drug Endings:
    cef-, ceph-
    • Cephalosporin antibiotic.
    • ex. Cefazolin
  5. Drug Endings:
    -cycline
    • Tetracycline antibiotic.
    • ex. Tetracycline
  6. Drug Endings:
    -floxacin
    • Fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
    • ex. Levofloxacin
  7. Drug Endings:
    -thromycin
    • Macrolide antibiotic.
    • ex. Azithromycin
  8. Drug Endings:
    -micin, mycin
    • Aminoglycoside antibiotic.
    • ex. Gentamicin
  9. Drug Endings:
    -azole
    • Antifungal.
    • ex. Itraconazole
  10. Drug Endings:
    -triptan
    • Serotonin-receptor agonists used for migraines.
    • ex. Sumatriptan
  11. Drug Endings:
    -denafil, -dalafil
    • PED5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction.
    • ex. Sildenafil
  12. Drug Endings:
    -curium, -curonium
    • Neuromuscular blockers used for muscle relaxation during surgery.
    • ex. Pancuronium
  13. Drug Endings:
    -zosin
    • Alpha-adrenergic blocker used for HTN and BPH.
    • ex. Prazosin
  14. Drug Endings:
    -olol, -lol
    • Beta-adrenergic blocker (BB).
    • ex. Metoprolol
  15. Drug Endings:
    -zepam, -zolam
    • Benzodiazepine (BZD).
    • ex. Diazepam, alprazolam
  16. Drug Endings:
    -pril
    • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
    • ex. Lisinopril
  17. Drug Endings:
    -artan
    • Angiotensin-receptor blocker (ARB).
    • ex. Candesartan
  18. Drug Endings:
    -dipine
    • Calcium channel blocker (CCB).
    • ex. Amlodipine
  19. Drug Endings:
    -statin
    • Lipid-lowering drug.
    • ex. Atorvastatin
  20. Drug Endings:
    -ase, -plase
    • Thrombolytic used to dissolve clots.
    • ex. Alteplase
  21. Drug Endings:
    -parin
    • Anticoagulant.
    • ex. Enoxaparin
  22. Drug Endings:
    -sone
    • Corticosteroid.
    • ex. Prednisone
  23. Drug Endings:
    -dronate
    • Bisphosphonate for osteoporosis.
    • ex. Alendronate
  24. Drug Endings:
    -terol
    • Bronchodilator used for asthma and COPD.
    • ex. Albuterol
  25. Drugs to avoid during pregnancy:
    • Anticancer/Immunosuppressants drugs (methotrexate)
    • Antiseizure drugs (carbamazepine, valproic acid, phenytoin, and others)
    • Androgens (danazol, finasteride, dutasteride)
    • ACE inhibitors (lisinopril and others)
    • Angiotensin-receptor blockers (losartan and others)
    • Antithyroid drugs (propylthiouracil, methimazole)
    • Fluoroquinolone antibiotics (ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin)
    • HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors [ie, statins] (atorvastatin and others)
    • Isotretinoin (Accutane) used for acne
    • Lithium used for bipolar disorder
    • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen and others)
    • Megadoses of vitamin A
    • Tetracycline antibiotics (minocycline, doxycycline)
    • Warfarin (Coumadin)
  26. Peripheral Cholinergic Receptor Subtypes:
    Nicotinic-n
    • Location: All autonomic nervous system¬†ganglia and the adrenal medulla.
    • Effect: Stimulation of parasympathetic and sympathetic postganglionic nerves andrelease of epinephrine from the adrenalmedulla.
  27. Peripheral Cholinergic Receptor Subtypes:
    Nictonic-m
    • Location: Neuromuscular junction.
    • Effect: Contraction of skeletal muscle.

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