Drug Memory Aid

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leannetvl
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98229
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Drug Memory Aid
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2011-08-24 14:08:59
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  1. -ase, -plase
    enyyme
  2. -azole
    antifungal
  3. Cef-, ceph-
    Cephalosporin antibiotic
  4. -cillin
    Penicillin antibiotic
  5. -cycline
    Tetracycline antibiotic
  6. -dipine
    Calcium channel blocker, antianginal, antihypertensive
  7. -dronate
    Biphosphonate-bone resorption inhibitor
  8. -floxacin
    Fluroquinolone, antibiotic
  9. -micin, -mycin
    Aminoglycoside antibiotic
  10. Nitr-,-nitr
    Nitrate, vasodilator, antianginal
  11. -olol,-lol
    Beta adrenergic blocker, antihypertensive and/or antianginal
  12. -parin
    Anticoagulant
  13. -phyline
    Xanthine type bronchodilator
  14. -prazole
    GI proton pump inhibitor
  15. -pril
    Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, antihypertensive
  16. Sal-,-sal-
    Contains salicylate. (Salsalate-nonopioid analgesic/ Sulfasalazine-GI anti-inflammatory)
  17. -sartan
    Angiotensin II receptor antagonist, antihypertensive
  18. -sone, -lone, pred-
    Corticosteroid
  19. -statin
    HMG-Coenzyme A reductase inhibitor, lipid lowering agent
  20. Sulfa-
    Sulfonamine antibiotic
  21. -terol
    Adrenergic type of bronchodilator
  22. -tidine
    Histamine H2 antagonist (GI), antiulcer
  23. -triptan
    Vascular headache suppressant, serotonin agonist
  24. -vir
    Antiviral antiinfective
  25. -zepam, -zolam
    Benzodiazepine, antianxiety, sedative/hypnotic
  26. -zosin
    Peripherally acting alpha-1 blocker, antihypertensive

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