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Drug Suffixes

DPT Drug Suffixes for Pharm

-zosin Alpha1 Adrenergic blockers; Antihypertensive
-pril Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors; Antihypertensive, congestive heart failure
-sartan Angiotensin II Receptor blockers; Antihypertensive
-avir, -ovir Antivirals; Viral infections
-azole Antifungals; Fungal infections
-barbital Barbiturates; Sedative-hypnotic, anti-seizure, anesthetic
-epam/-olam Benzodiazepines; Sedative-hypnotic, anti-seizure, antianxiety, anesthetic
-olol Beta blockers; Antihypertensive, congestive heart failure, anti-anginal, anti-arrhythmic
-dronate bisphosphonates; osteoporosis
-erol Bronchodilators (adrenergic); bronchodilation
-ipine Calcium channel blockers; Antihypertensive, anti-anginal
-coxib Cylooxygenase type 2 (COX-2) inhibitors; Pain, inflammation
-sone/-olone Glucocorticoids; Anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressants
-idine Histamine H2 receptor blockers; Gastric ulcers
-statin HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors;hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol)
-caine Local anesthetics; Local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic
-parin Low molecular-weight heparins; anticoagulant
-phylline methylxantheines; Chronic bronchospasm, COPD
-amide Oral antidiabetics (sulfonylurea group); Antidiabetic (type II)
-cilin Penicillin antibiotics; Bacterial infections
-micin/-mycin Other Antibiotics Bacterial infections
-prazole Proton pump inhibitors; Gastric ulcers
-cycline Tetracycline Antibiotics; Bacterial infections
-thiazide Thiazides- diuretics; Hypertension
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