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-afil

Phosphodiesterase inhibitor
sildenafil, tadalafil

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-azepam

Benzodiazepine
Lorazapem, diazapem

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-azine

Phenothiazine
Chlorpromazine, thioridazine, promethazine

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-azolam

Benzodiazepine
Alprazolam, Midazolam, triazolam

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-barbital

Barbiturate
phenobarbital, secobarbital

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-bendazole

Benzimidazole (anti-parasitic)
Mebendazole, albendazole

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-caine

local anesthetic
lidocaine, tetracaine

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-chol

muscarinic agonist
Bethanechol, carbachol

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-cillin

penicillin, amoxicillin, methicillin

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-conazole

Imidazole (anti-fungal)
fluconazole, ketoconazole

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-curium

non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker
atracurium, mivacurium

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-curonium

non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker
vecuronium, rocuronium

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-cycline

protein synthesis inhibitor
tetracycline, doxycycline

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-dipine

Dihydropyridine calcium channel-blocker
nifedipine, amlodipine

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-dronate

Bisphosphonate
alendronate, risedronate

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-etine

SSRI
fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline

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-flurane

inhaled anasthetics
isoflurane, sevoflurane

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-gliptin

DPP-IV inhibitor
sitagliptin, saxagliptin

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-glitazone

Thiazolidinedione (increases insulin sensitivity)
Pioglitazone, rosiglitazone

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-ipramine

TCA
clomipramine, imipramine

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-mab

monoclonal antibody
infliximab, rituximab

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-mustine

Nitrosourea (nitrogen mustard)
lomustine

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-navir

Protease inhibitor
ritonavir, saquinavir

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-olol

Beta blocker
atenolol, metoprolol

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-operidol

Neuroleptic
Haloperidol, droperidol

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-phylline

methylxanthine
theophylline, aminophylline

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-pril

ACE inhibitor
enalapril, lisinopril

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-prost

Prostaglandin analog (glaucoma)
latanoprost, travoprost

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-sartan

Angiotensin receptor blocker
losartan, valsartan

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-statin

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
atorvastatin, simvastatin

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-stigmine

Anticholinesterase
Neostigmine, physostigmine, rivastigmine

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-terol

Beta-2 agonist
albuterol, salmeterol

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-tidine

H2 histamine antagonist
cimetidine, ranitidine

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-triptan

5-HT1b/1d agonist
sumatriptan, rizatriptan

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-triptyline

TCA
amitriptyline, nortriptyline

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-tropin

pituitary hormone
somatotropin, thyrotropin (TSH)

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-zosin

Alpha-1 antagonist
prazosin, doxazosin

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-quine

anti-malarial
Primaquine

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-floxacin

Fluoroquinolone
cirprofloxacin, moxifloxacin