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-mycin

Antibiotic
Macrolides

1

-cycline

Antibiotic
Tetracyclines

2

-floxacin

Antibiotic
Fluoroquinolones

3

Ceph-
Cef-

Antibiotic
Cephalosporins

4

-cillin

Antibiotic
Penicillins

5

-cyclovir

Antiviral
Anti-Herpetics

6

-peril

Anti hypertensive
Angiotensin Converting
Enzyme-Inhibitors (ACEI's)

7

-sartan

Anti hypertensive
Angio II Receptor-Blockers (ARB's)

8

-osin

Anti hypertensive
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Alpha 1-receptor blockers

9

Ace inhibitors

Avoids increased BP by blocking the conversion of angiotensin 1 to 2

10

A2RB


Helps prohibit vasoconstriction by blocking angiotensin 2 enzymes from receptor sites

11


Antibiotics

Inhibit the production of new bacteria cells

12


Anti-convulsants

Suppress rapid firing of neurons

13

Proton pump inhibitors


Inhibit the action of the gastric proton pump, reduces gastric acid production.

14

SSRI


Increase body's serotonin level

15

Anti-diabetic/sulfonylureas


Lower glucose level in blood

16

Benzodiazepines


Anti-anxiety, muscle relaxants, hypnotics, and sedatives

17

Beta Blockers


Block adrenaline from receptors that do actions to heart

18

Calcium Channel Blockers


Slows heart activity by blocking calcium channels in the cardiac muscle and blood vessels

19

Diuretics


HTN

20


HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

Inhibit production of cholesterol

21

NSAID


Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Pain killers and fever reducers (profin)

22

Opioid


Provide an analgesic effect by decreasing the perception of pain and increase pain tolerance

23

Olol

HTN

24

-dipine

HTN

25

-statin

Antihyperlipidemia

26

-glitazone

Antidiabetic

27

-glinide

Anti diabetic

28

-dronate

Osteoporosis

29

-tidine

Anti-ulcer

30

-parole

Anti-ulcer

31

-triptan

Anti-migraine

32

-pam

Anti anxiety

33

-pramline

Antidepressants

34

-triptyline

Antidepressant

35

-ine

Antidepressant

36

-one

Anti inflammatory

37

-steride

BPH

38

-nacin

Incontinence

39

-fil

Erectile dysfunction

40

-terol

Pulmonary

41

-mide
-nide

HTN