Drug endings

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Drug endings
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2014-01-09 12:45:40
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  1. -dipine
    • Calcium Channel Blocker
    • -Decrease Bp

    *Verapamil
  2. -afil
    Erectile dysfunction
  3. -caine
    Anesthetics
  4. -pril
    ACE inhibitor

    *dry cough in AM
  5. -pam, -lam
    Benzodiazepine
  6. -statan
    Antilipidemic
  7. -asone, -solone
    • Corticosteroid
    • *prednisone
  8. -lol
    Betablocker

    *No black cohosh
  9. -cillin
    Penicillin

    *suspensions need to be shaken
  10. -ide
    Oral hypoglycemic
  11. -prazole
    • Proton pump inhibitor
    • -PUD, GERD

    *increase risk of dig toxicity
  12. -vir
    Antiviral
  13. -ase
    Thrombolytic 

    *contraindicated in trauma in last 2 months, bleeding, severe uncontrolled HTN
  14. -azine
    Antiemetic
  15. -phylline
    Bronchodilator

    *Albuterol-take 1st (short acting); Advair & Symbicort – take 2nd (long-acting)
  16. -arin
    Anticoagulant
  17. -tidine
    Antiulcer
  18. -zine
    Antihistamine
  19. -cycline 
    Or 
    -floxacin
    Antibiotic
  20. -mycin
    • aminoglycoside
    • -antibiotic
  21. -tyline
    tricyclic antidepressant
  22. -pram
    or 
    -ine
    SSRIs
  23. -dine
    • histamine receptor blocker
    • -PUD, GERD
  24. -sartan
    ARBs
  25. -azole
    antifungal
  26. plavix, ibuprofen
    • antiplatelet 
    • -decrease risk of stroke, MI 

    *^risk of bleeding; NO ginger, ginkgo, garlic;
  27. Magnesium sulfate
    • Antacid- Take 1 hr before meals. May increase Magnesium.
    • *Antidote: calcium gluconate
    • May also be used in preterm labor to stop contractions

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