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Flashcards in DRUGS Deck (22):
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Analgesics

Pain relieving drugs

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Anesthetics

Produce Local numbness

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Antacids

Neutralize acidity

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Anticoagulants

Prevent coagulation of blood

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ANtibiotics

Kill bacteria or inhibit growth

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Antidotes

Substances that prevent the action of poision

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Antifungals

Drugs that kill fungi or inhibit their growth

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Antipruritics

Relieve itching

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Antipyretics

Reduce body temperature

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Antispasmodics

Relieve muscle spasm

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Antitussives

Prevent coughing

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Astringents

Cause contraction or puckering action

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Carminatives

Relieve flatulence in the intestinal tract

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Cathartics

Evacuate substances from the bowels

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Cuastics

Burning agents

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Emetics

Agents that cause vomiting

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Expectorants

Agents that supress coughing

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Hemostatics

Slow down or stop bleeding

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Irritants

Cause irritation

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Narcotics

Produce analgesic and hypnotic effects

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Suppressants

Agents that reduce or control appetite

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Antiemetics

Prevent vomiting