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-afil

phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitor

2

-bicin

antineoplastic

3

-bital

barbiturate (sedative)

4

-caine

local anesthetic

5

cef-, ceph-

cephalosporin antibiotic

6

-cillin

penicillin antibiotic

7

cort

corticosteroid

8

-cycline

tetracycline antibiotic

9

-dazole

anthelmintic; antibiotic; antibacterial

10

-dipine

calcium channel blocker

11

-dronate

bisphosphonate; bone resorption inhibitor

12

-eprazole

proton pump inhibitor (PPI)

13

-fenac

NSAID

14

-floxacin

quinolone antibiotic

15

-gliptin

antidiabetic; inhibitor of the DPP-4 enzyme

16

-glitazone

antidiabetic; thiazolidinedione

17

-iramine

antihistamine

18

-lamide

carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

19

-limus

immunosuppressant

20

-mab

monoclonal antibody

21

-mustine

alkylating agent (antineoplastic)

22

-mycin

antibiotic; antibacterial

23

-nacin

antimuscarinic (anticholinergic)

24

-nazole

antifungal

25

-nib

antineoplastic

26

-olol

beta blocker

27

-olone

corticosteroid

28

-olone

anabolic steroid

29

-onide

corticosteroid

30

-oprazole

proton pump inhibitor (PPI)