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Drug Classificaions

The Against and other classes

antacid relieves gastritis, ulcer pain, indigestion and heart burn
antianginal relieves heart pain
anticoagulent dissolves or prevents blood clots
anticonvulsant prevents seizures
antidepressant prevents depression
antidiarrheal stops diarrhea
antiemetic prevents nausea and vomiting
antihistamine blocks the effects of histamine
antihyperlipidemic lowers high cholesterol levels
antihypertensive reduces high blood pressure
antiinflammatory reduces inflammation
antipruritic prevents or relives itching
antispasmodic relieves intestinal cramping
antitussive relieves coughing by inhibiting cough reflex
Decongestant reduces nasal congestion
analgesic without pain- kills pain
hypoglycemic reduces blood sugar levels
hypolipidemic reduces blood lipid cholesterol levels
keratolytic destroys hard skin layers, such as worts
contraceptive prevents pregnancy
pyschotropic changes mental states
spermicide destroys sperm
Created by: megancarter



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