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prevents & relieves nausea
antiemetic
prevents & relieves convulsions
anticonvulsant
controls or stops bleeding by promoting coagulation
hemostatic
inhibits cough reflex
antitussive
prevents pain sensation
anesthetic
prevents blood clotting after surgery
anticoagulant
to topically clean or inhibit growth of microorganisms
antiseptic
drug class whose use would be to dilate eyes
mydriatic
relieves symptoms of depression
antidepressant
destroys or inhibits growth of microorganisms
antibiotic
relieves allergy symptoms
antihistimine
reduces risk of pregnancy
contraceptive
given to those suffering from diarrhea
anti diarrheal
prescribed for irregular heartbeat
antiarrhythmic
drug for a child with high fever
antipyretic
counteracts inflammation
antiinflammatory
would kill a pinworm infestation
antihelmintic
woulld kill a ringworm infection
antifungal
chemotherapeutic agents
antineoplastic
relieves nasal swelling
decongestant
induces sleep or relaxation
hypnotic
relieves pain without loss of conciousness
analgesic
relaxes skeletal muscles
muscle relaxant
blocks parasympathetic nerve impulses
anticholenergic
prescribed for over production of stomach acid
antacid
increases BP by constricting vessels
vasoconstrictor
increases brain activity while decreasing appetite
stimulant
given to increase urine output
diuretic
relieves severe acute symptoms of allergies
glucocorticoid antiinflammatory steroids
breaks down mucus in bronchi to expel as phlegm
expectorant
prescribed for psycho-social disorders
antipsychotic
decrease BP by dilating blood vessels
vasodilator
aminocaprocic acid
hemostatic
lovenox
anticoagulant
klonopin
anticonvulsant
diflucan
antifungal
acetaminophen
analgesic
amoxicillin
antibiotic
guaifenesin
expectorant
providone iodine
antiseptic
lidocaine hcl
anesthetic
propanolol
antiarrhythmic
imodium
antidiarrheal
ethinyl estradiol
contraceptive
atropine sulfate
mydriatic / anticholenergic
intropin
vasoconstrictor
oxycodone hcl
narcotic analgesic
dexamethasone
steroid antiinflammatory
amitriptyline
antidepressant