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Flashcards in Drug Suffixes Deck (37):
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-afil

Erectile Dysfunction

2

-ane

inhalational general anesthetic

3

-azepam

benzodiazepine

4

-azine

neuroleptic, antiemetic

5

-azole

anti-fungal

6

-barbital

barbiturate

7

-caine

local anesthetic

8

-cillin

penicillin

9

-cycline

antibiotic, protein synthesis inhibitor

10

-etine

SSRI

11

-ipramine

TCA

12

-navir

protease inhibitor

13

-olol

beta antagonist

14

-operidol

neuroleptic

15

-oxin

cardiac glycoside

16

-phylline

methylxanthine

17

-pril

ACE inhibitor

18

-terol

beta 2 agonist

19

-tidine

H2 agonist

20

-triptan

5-HT 1b/1d agonist

21

-triptyline

TCA

22

-tropine

pituitary hormone

23

-zolam

benzodiazepine

24

-zosin

alpha 1 antagonist

25

-dranate

bisphosphanate (for osteoporosis)

26

-sartan

angiotensin II receptor antagonist

27

-chol

muscarinic agonist (cholinergic)

28

-stigmine

anticholinesterase

29

-mustine

nitrosurea drugs (cross BBB, treat brain cancer)

30

-curium/curonium

paralytic drugs (non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking drugs, reversed with neostigmine)

31

-statin

Hmg-CoA reductase inhibitor (lowers LDL)

32

-glitazone

increases target cell response to insulin

33

-bendazole

antiparasitic (helminthes)

34

-dipine

DHP calcium channel blockers

35

-prost

prostaglandin analogs

36

-mab

monoclonal antibody

37

-oxacin

fluoroquinolone (inhibits DNA gyrase)