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-azole = category and example

Anti fungal
Ketoconazole

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-cillin = category and example

Penicillin
Methicillin

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-Cycline = category and example

Antibiotic protein synthesis inhibitor
Tetracycline

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-navir = category and example

Protease inhibitor
Saquinavir

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-triptan = category and example

CNS acting: 5-HT(serotonin) 1B 1D agonist used to treat migraines.
Sumatriptan

'On my trip I tan and got a migraine so I use triptan to help.

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-ane = category and example

CNS acting Inhalation general anesthetic
Halothane

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-caine = category and example

Local anesthetic
Lidocaine

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-operidol = category and example

Butyrophenone: neuroleptic treats various psychiatric disorders.
Haloperidol

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-azine = category and example

Phenothiazine: neuroleptic for psychiatric disorders + antiemetic
Chlorpromazine

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-barbital = category and example

Barbiturate (CNS depressant: sedation/ anesthesia)

Phenobarbital

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-zolam = category and example

Benzodiazepine (psychoactive drug)
Alprazolam

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-azepam = category and example

Benzodiazepam (psychoactive drug)
Diazepam

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-ipramine = category and example

Tricyclic antidepressant
Imipramine

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-triptyline = category and example

Tricyclic antidepressant
Amitriptyline


' I trip on tyl with my tricycle '

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-etine = category and example

SSRI
Fluoxetine

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-olol = category and example

Beta antagonist
Propranolol

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-terol = category and example

Beta2 agonist
Albuterol

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-zosin = category and example

Alpha 1 antagonist
Prazosin

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-oxin = category and example

Cardiac glycoside (inotropic agent)
Digoxin

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-pril = category and example

ACE inhibitor
Captopril

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-afil = category and example

Erectile dysfunction
Sildenafil (PDE5 inhibitor)

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-tropin = category and example

Pituitary hormone
Somatotropin

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-tidine = category and example

H2 antagonist (inhibits acid production: GERD)
Cimetidine