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1

Androgens

-terone

i.e. testosterone (Androderm, Testoderm)

2

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors

-pril

i.e. enalapril (Vasotec)

3

Antidiuretic hormones

-pressin

i.e. desmopressin (DDAVP)

4

Antilipemic

-statin

i.e. atorvastatin (Lipitor)

5

Antiviral

contain -vir- in name

i.e. ritonavir (Norvir)

6

Benzodiazepines

most end with -pam
i.e. diazepam (Valium)

include alprazolam (Xanax); chlordiazepoxide (Librium); clorazepate (Tranxene); estazolam (ProSom); tgriazolam (Halcion)

7

Calcium channel blockers

-pine
i.e. amlopdipine (Norvasc)

some exceptions include diltiazem (Cardizem) and verapamil (Calan, Isoptin)

8

Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors

-mide

i.e. acetazoleamide (Diamox)

9

estrogens

contain -est- in name

i.e. estrogen (Premarin)

10

Glucocorticoids and corticosteroids

-sone

i.e. prednisone (Delasone)

11

Histamine H2 receptor antagonists

-dine

i.e. cimetidine (Tagamet)

12

Nitrates

contain -nitr- in name

i.e. nitroglycerine (Nitrostat)

13

Pancreatic enzyme replacements

contain -pancre- in name

i.e. pancrelipase (Pancrease)

14

Phenothiazines

-zine

i.e. chlorpromazine (Thorazine)

15

Proton pump inhibitors

-zole

i.e. lansoprazole (Prevacid)

16

Sulfonamides

contain -sulf- in name

i.e. sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)

17

Sulfonyurease

-mide

i.e. cholorpropamide (Diabinese)

18

Thiazide diuretics

-zide

i.e. hydrocholorothiazide (HydroDIURIL)

19

Thrombolyttics

-ase

i.e. alteplase (Activase)

20

Xanthine bronchodilators

-line

i.e. theophylline