Flashcards in test 53- different types of drugs Deck (15):
a wide range of drugs to relieve pain.
they help to remove excess fluid from the body.
they increase activity.
these drugs are used to reduce and suppress swelling.
excellent painkillers originally derived from opium.
these help suppress nausea and vomiting.
one of the best known drugs which anyone can buy and use to relieve pain, inflammation and fever.
they prevent blood clots forming.
they soothe patients and help them sleep.
these are used to calm people and relieve anxiety.
taken to relieve constipation.
these help to clear a stuffy nose.
antibiotics are sometimes given this name because of the rapid relief they bring to many infectious diseases.
it's used in the treatment of diabetes.