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Flashcards in Drug suffixes Deck (28):
1

-azole mechanism

Ergosterol synthesis inhibitor

2

-cycline mechanism

Protein synthesis inhibitor

3

-ivir mechanism

Neuraminidase inhibitor

4

-navir mechanism

Protease inhibitor

5

-ovir mechanism

DNA polymerase inhibitor

6

-ane mechanism

Inhalational general anesthetic

7

-azine mechanism

Typical antipsychotic

8

-ipramine mechanism

TCA

9

-triptan mechanism

5-HT1B/1D agonists

10

-triptyline mechanism

TCA

11

-curium or -curonium mechanism

Non-depolarizing paralytic

12

-stigmine mechanism

AChE inhibitor

13

-terol mechanism

B2 agonist

14

-zosin mechanism

a1 antagonist

15

-afile mechanism

PDE-5 inhibitor

16

-pril mechanism

ACEi

17

-sartan mechanism

ARB (angiotensin II receptor blocker)

18

-statin mechanism

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor

19

-dronate mechanism

Bisphosphonate

20

-glitazone mechanism

PPAR-g activator (insulin sensitizers)

21

-prost mechanism

Prostaglandin analog

22

-tidine mechanism

H2 antagonist

23

-tropin mechanism

Pituitary hormone

24

-ximab mechanism

Chimeric monoclonal Ab (human constant region, foreign variable region)

25

-zumab mechanism

Humanized monoclonal Ab (human constant&variable regions, foreign complimentarity determining region)

26

-xizumab mechanism

Chimeric/humanized hybrid monoclonal Ab

27

-cept mechanism

A receptor molecule

28

-nib mechanism

Kinase inhibitor