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Drug Classification


Emetic Causing vomiting
Expectorant Increases the production of respiratory secretions and decreases irritation caused by dryness in the airways. Increases secretion of the respiratory tract and lowers their viscosity
Fluoroquinolone Inhibits DNA coiling & replication in bacteria causing DNA breakage and cell death
Gastrointestinal (GI) Agents Used to treat disorders of the stomach and /or intestines
GI Stimulant Used to increase the speed of gastric emptying and reduce esophageal sphincter pressure
H2 Antihistamine Affects the cells of the gastrointestinal tract
Histamine Evokes symptoms associated with an allergic reaction, red watery eyes, sneezing, hives, rash and bronchial constriction. Gastric mucosal cells will also secrete this
Hormone Chemical substance, formed in a tissue or organ and carried in the blood, stimulates or inhibits the growth or function of one or more other tissues or organs
Hypnotic Causes sleep
Macrolide Bacteriostatic agents used primarily to treat pulmonary infections caused by Legionella and gram-positive organisms
Created by: zkathleen



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