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What are medications that end in "pril"?

Ace inhibitors. Antihypertensives

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What are medications that end in -olol?

Beta blockers- lower BP, HR, and CO

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What are medications that end in -cin/-mycin?

Aminoglycosides- antibacterial

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What are medications that end in -pam/-pate/-lam?

Benzos- antianxiety/ Anticonvulsive/ sedative

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What are medications that end in - zine?

Thiazines - Antipsycotic/Antimetic/sedative

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What is pMDI?

Pressurised metered-dose inhalers- they are small hand-held puffers containing multiple doses of the active drug.
Spacers and face masks may help improve drug administration.

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What do medications that end in -azepam do?

Benzodiazepine=Anti-anxiety agents (diazepram)

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What do medications that end in -caine do?

They are local anaesthetics. (dibuccaine)

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What do medications that end in -cillin do?

They are Penicillins (amoxicillin)

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What do medications that have -cort in it do?

They are Cortisone derivatives (hydrocortisone)

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What do medications that end in -conazole do?

They are antifungals (miconazole type) -fluconazole

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What do medications that end in -oxacin do?

They are antibiotics (quinolone derivatives) -difloxacin

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What do medications that end in -pamil do?

They are coronary vasodilators. ( Tiapamil

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What do medications that end in -profen do?

They are anti-inflammatory/analgesic agents (ibuprofen type)

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What do medications that end in -peridol do?

They are antipsychotics - (haloperidol)

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What do drugs that end in -coxib do?

They are cyclo-coxygenase-2 inhibitors (cox2)

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what are -sartan drugs?

They are apart of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist group.

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What drug group are the -dipine from ?

They are apart of the calcium channel blockers.

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What drug group are the -floxacin from?

They are apart of the Quinolone antibiotics.

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What drug group are the Gli- from?

They are apart of the second generation sulfonylurea

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What drug group are the -mab from?

They are apart of the monoclonal antibody.

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What drug group are the -oprost from?

They are apart of the prostaglandin analogue

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What drug group are the -statin from?

They are from the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors

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What drug group are the -tidine from?

They are from the Histamine-2 receptor anagonist

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What drug group are the -tinib from?

They are from the Tyrosine kinase inhibitor.