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1

Penicillins are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -cillin; such as methicillin

2

Drugs used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -afil; such as sildenafil

3

Drugs used for inhalational general anesthesia are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -ane; such as halothane

4

Phenothiazines are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -azine; phenothiazines are neuroleptics such as chlorpromazine

5

Benzodiazepines are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -azepam; such as diazepam

6

Antifungals are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -azole; such as ketoconazole

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Some antibiotics that inhibit protein synthesis are named with what suffix?

The suffix -cycline; such as tetracycline

8

Barbiturates are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -barbital; such as phenobarbital

9

Drugs used for local anesthesia are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -caine; such as lidocaine

10

Butyrophenones are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -operidol; neuroleptics such as haloperidol

11

Trichloroacetic acids are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -ipramine; such as Imipramine

12

Protease inhibitors are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -navir; such as saquinavir

13

β-Antagonists are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -olol; such as propranolol

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Drugs that end in -azine are generally what class of drug?

Phenothiazines (neuroleptics, antiemetics)

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Cardiac glycosides are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -oxin; such as digoxin

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Drugs that end in -azole are generally what class of drug?

Antifungals

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Drugs that end in -barbital are generally what class of drug?

Barbiturates

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Drugs that end in -caine are generally what class of drug?

Local anesthetic

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Drugs that end in -cillin are generally what class of drug?

Penicillins

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Methylxanthines are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -phylline; such as theophylline

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Drugs that end in -cycline are generally what class of drug?

Antibiotic or protein synthesis inhibitors at the 30s subunit of the ribosome

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Drugs that end in -ipramine are generally what class of drug?

Tricyclic antidepressants

23

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -pril; such as captopril

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ß2-Agonists are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -terol; such as albuterol

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Drugs that end in -navir are generally what class of drug?

Protease inhibitors

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Drugs that end in -olol are generally what class of drug?

β-Antagonists

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Drugs that end in -operidol are generally what class of drug?

Butyrophenones (neuroleptics)

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Drugs that end in -oxin are generally what class of drug?

Cardiac glycosides (inotropic agents)

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H2-antagonists are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -tidine; such as cimetidine

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Drugs that end in -phylline are generally what class of drug?

Methylxanthines

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Drugs that end in -pril are generally what class of drug?

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors

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Pituitary hormones are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -tropin; such as somatotropin

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Drugs that end in -terol are generally what class of drug?

β2-Agonists

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Drugs that end in -tidine are generally what class of drug?

Histamine2 antagonists

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α1-Antagonists are typically named with what suffix?

The suffix -zosin; such as prazosin

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Drugs that end in -triptyline are generally what class of drug?

Tricyclic antidepressants

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Drugs that end in -tropin are generally what class of drug?

Pituitary hormones

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Drugs that end in -zosin are generally what class of drug?

α1-Antagonists

39

Drugs that end in -afil are generally used for what purpose?

Erectile dysfunction

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Drugs that end in -ane are generally used for what purpose?

Inhalational general anesthesia

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Drugs that end in -azepam are generally what class of drug?

Benzodiazepines

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