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1

what class of drug is cholestyramine?

bile acid sequestrant

2

what class of drug is ezetimibe?

Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor

3

cholesterol absorption inhibitors are used as an adjunct therapy with what other type of drug?

Statins

4

what class of drug is fenofibrate?

Fibric Acid Derivatives (Fibrates)

5

what kind of diuretic is furosemide?

loop

6

Name two generic drugs names of thiazide diuretics

chlorthalidone, hydrochlorothiazide

7

what type of diuretic is spironolactone?

potassium sparing

8

what class of drug is aliskiren?

direct renin inhibitor

9

name two generic drug names for Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers

Nifedipine
Felodipine

10

what is the generic name of a non-Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers

diltiazem

11

what class of drug is clonidine?

Centrally acting alpha 2 agonists

12

3 generic names for dopamine agonist

Pramipexole
Ropinirole
Bromocriptine

13

what class of drugs is amantadine?

NMDA receptor antagonist

14

what are 2 generic names for COMT inhibitors?

Entacapone
Tolcapone

15

what class of drug is selegiline?

MAO-B inhibitor

16

what class of drug is benztropine?

anticholinergic

17

3 generic names for Cholinesterase inhibitors

Donepezil
Rivastigmine
Galantamine

18

what class of drug is Memantine ?

NMDA receptor antagonist

19

what type of drug is haloperidol and methotrimeprazine?

typical antipsychotic

20

what type of drug is quetiapine?

atypical antipsyhotic

21

what type of drug is chlorpromazine?

typical antipsyhotic

22

what type of drug is aripiprazole and risperidone?

atypical antipsyhotic

23

what type of drug is clozapine and olanzapine?

atypical antipsyhotic

24

what class of drug is lamotrigine?

anti epileptic

25

name the SSRIs

Fluoxetine
Citalopram
Sertraline
Paroxetine
Escitalopram

26

Two names for SNRIs

venlafaxine
duloxetine

27

name the MAO Inhibitors used for depression

phenelzine
isocarboxazid

28

what type of drug is doxycycline?

antibiotic (tetracycline)

29

example of aminoglycoside?

gentamycin

30

name 2 fluoroquinolones

Ciprofloxacin
Levofloxacin

31

names of DMARDs

methotrexate, hydroxychloroquine, sulfasalazine and biologics

32

example of biologic

Adalimumab (Humira)