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Drug Classification by Prefix or Suffix

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