Drug Classification by Prefix or Suffix

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Contains suffix or prefix, drug category and its class or action.

-Pramine

antidepressants, Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA's)

-pril

ANTIHYPERTENSIVES (ACE INHIBITORS)

-cyclovir

antivirals, anti-herpetics

cef-

antibiotics, cephalosporins

-steride

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), 5a-Reductase Inhibitors

-statin

Antihyperlipidemia, HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitors

-tidine

Anti-ulcer, H2 receptor antagonists

-one

Anti-inflammatory, Corticosteroids

-nacin

Overactive bladder and Incontinence, Anticholinergics

-osin

anti-hypertensive, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), A-1 Receptor Blockers

-mycin

antibiotic, macrolide

-triptyline

antidepressants, Tricyclic antidepressants (TCA's)

-dronate

osteoporosis, Bisphosphonates

-cillin

antibiotic, penicillin

-cycline

antibiotic, tetracycline

-ine

antidepressants, selective serotonin reputake inhibitors (SSRI's)

-terol

pulmonary, b-agonists

-triptan

anti migraine, 5-HT1 Receptor Antagonists (Triptans)

-glitazone

anti diabetic, Thiazolidinediones

-dipine

antihypertensive, calcium channel blockers (CCB's)

-fil

erectile dysfunction, PDE5 Inhibitors

-sartan

Antihypertensive, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARB's)

-mide
-nide

Antihypertensive, Diuretics

-olol

antihypertensive, Cardioselective B- Receptor Blockers

-floxacin

antibiotic, Fluoroquinolones

-glinide

anti diabetic, Meglitinides

-prazole

anti ulcer, proton pump inhibitor (PPI's)

-pam
-lam

anti anxiety/hypnotics, Benzodiazepines (BZD's)

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