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1

-afil

phosphodiesterase

sildenafil or tadalafil

2

-azepam

-azolam

benzodiazapine

lorazepam or diazepam

alprazolam, midazolam, triazolam

3

-azine

or

-operiodol

phenothiazine

chlorpromazine, thioridazine - neuroleptics
promethazine - antiemetic

neuroleptics - haloperidol or droperidol

4

--barbital

barbiturate

phenobarbital secobarbital

5

-bendazole

benzimidazole

mebendazole albendazole

6

-caine

local anesthetic

procaine, tetracaine, lidocaine

7

-chol

muscarinic agonists

Bethanechol, methacholine, carbachol

8

-cillin

Penicillin

amoxicillin, methicillin

9

-conazole

Imidazole - antifungal

fluconazole, keoconazole

10

-curium
-curonium

non depolorizing neuromuscular blockers

Atracurium, mivacurium

vecuronium, rocuronium

11

-cycline

protein synth inhibitor

Tetracycline, doxycycline

12

-dipine

Dihydropyridine Ca channel blocker

Amlodipine, Nifedipine

13

--dronate

Bisphosphates

Alendronate, risedronate

14

-etine

SSRI
Fluoxitine, Paroxetine, sertraline

15

-flurane

inhaled anesthetic

Isofurane, sevofurane

16

-gliptin

DPP-IV Type II DM, insulinogue

Sitagliptin, saxagliptin

17

-glitazone

Thiazolidinedione

Proglitazone
rosiglitazone

18

-ipramine
-triptyline

TCA

Clomipramine, imipramine

Amitriptyline, nortriptyline

19

-mab

monoclonal antibody

infliximab
rituximab

20

-mustine

Nitrosourea (nitrogen mustard)
-cancer
lomustine

21

-navir

Protease inhibitor

Ritonavir, saquinavir,

22

-olol

Beta blocker

atenolol, metoprolol

(carvediol and lobetalol exception w/ alpha block activity as well)

23

-phylline

methylxanthine

Theophylline aminophylline

24

-pril

ACE inhibitors

Elanapril, lisinopril

25

-prost

prostaglandin analog

latanoprost, travoprost (glaucoma)

26

-sartan

Angiotension receptor blockers (ARBs)

Losartan, valsartan

27

- statin

HMG CoA reductase inhibitor

Atorvastatin, simvastatin

28

-stigmine

anticholinesterase

neostigmine, phylsostigmine, rivastigmine, pyridostigmine

29

-terol

beta 2 agonist
albuterol, salmeterol, formoterol

30

-tidine

H2 antagonist

Cimetidine, ranitidine

31

-triptan

5HT 1B/1D agonist (vasoconstriction)

Sumatriptan, thyrotropin

32

-zosin

Alpha 1 antagonist

terazosin, prazosin, doxazosin