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Comp 16 Study Guide

Drug classifications, sub-classes, and common drugs

Drug ClassSub-classSub-class categoriesDrugs
ANTIEMETICS Dopamine Antagonists 1. Reglan (metoclopramide) 2. Compazine (prochlorperazine)
ANTIEMETICS Serotonin Antagonists 1. Kytril (granisetron) 2. Zofran (ondansetron)
ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMICS Bile Acid Sequestrant 1. Questran (cholestyramine) 2. Colestid (colestipol)
ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMICS HMG Co-A Reductase Inhibitor 1. Zocor (simvastatin) 2. Lipitor (atorvastatin)
ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMICS Fibric Acid Derivatives 1. Tricor (fenofibrate) 2. Lopid (gemfibrozil)
ANTI-HYPERLIPIDEMICS Miscellaneous Niaspan (niacin)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Beta Blockers 1. Tenormin (atenolol) 2. Betoptic (betaxolol)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Alpha Blockers 1. Cardura (doxazosin) 2. Hytrin (terazosin)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Diuretics Thiazides 1. Diuril (chlorothiazide) 2. HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Diuretics Loop 1. Lasix (furosemide) 2. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Diuretics Potassium sparing Dyazide (hydrochlorothiazide +triamterene combination)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Diuretics Carbonic Anhydrase inhibitors 1. Diamox (acetazolaminde) 2. Trusopt (dorzolamide)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Diuretics Osmotic 1. Mannitol 2. Glycerin
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors) 1. Capoten (captopril) 2. Vasotec (enalapril)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Calcium Channel Blockers 1. Procardia (nifedipine) 2. Norvasc (amlodipine)
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES Centrally Acting Alpha-Adrenergic Blockers Catapres (clonidine)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Penicillins 1. Amoxil (amoxicillin) 2. Diclox (dicloxacillin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Cephalosporins First Generation Keflex (cephalexin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Cephalosporins Second Generation 1. Cefotan (cefotetan) 2. Mefoxin (cefoxitin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Cephalosporins Third Generation 1. Cedax (ceftibuten) 2. Vantin (cefpodoxime)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Cephalosporins Fourth Generation Maxipime (cefepime)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Cephalosporins Fifth Generation Teflaro (ceftaroline fosamil)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Monobactams Azactam (aztreonam)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Glycopeptide antibiotics Vancocin (vancomycin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Aminoglycosides 1. Garamycin (gentamicin) 2.Nebcin (tobramycin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Macrolides 1. Zithromax (azithromycin) 2. Biaxin (clarithromycin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Tetracyclines 1. Doxycyl (doxycycline) 2. Sumycin (tetracycline)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Sulfonamides 1. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim combination) 2. AK Sulf (sulfacetamide)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Quinolones/Fluoroquinolones 1. Cipro (ciprofloxaxcin) 2. Levaquin (levofloxacin)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Antituberculosis agents 1. Rifadin (rifampin) 2. Myambutol (ethambutol)
ANTI-INFECTIVES Anti-fungals 1. Nyastatin (mycostatin) 2. Ambisonme (amphotericin B)
ANTI-INFECTIVES -azoles 1. Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2. Diflucan (fluconazole)
ANTI-VIRALS 1. Zovirax (acyclovir) 2. Valtrex (valacyclovir)
CORTICOSTEROIDS 1. Solu-Cortef (hydrocortisone) 2. prednisone
GASTROINTESTINAL Antacids 1. Gaviscon 2.Maalox
GASTROINTESTINAL Gastric Mucosal Agents Carafate (sucralfate)
GASTROINTESTINAL Histamine (H2) Receptor Antagonist 1. Tagament (cimetidine) 2. Zantac (ranitidine)
GASTROINTESTINAL Proton Pump Inhibitors 1. Prilosec (omeprazole) 2. Nexium (esomeprazole)
GASTROINTESTINAL Anti-diarrheals 1. Lomotil (diphenoxalate/atropine) 2. Immodium (loperamide)
GASTROINTESTINAL Laxatives/Stool softeners 1. Metamucil (psyllium) 2. Senekot (senna)
CARDIAC Anti-anginals Nitrates 1. NitroStat (nitroglycerin) 2.Isodril (isosorbide dinitrate)
CARDIAC Anti-anginals Calcium Channel Blockers 1. Isoptin (verapamil) 2. Cardizem (diltiazem)
CARDIAC Anti-anginals Antiarrhythmics 1. Pronestyl (procainamide) 2. Norpace (disopyramide)
CARDIAC Anti-anginals Beta Blockers 1. Tenormin (atenolol) 2. Betoptic (betaxolol)
CARDIAC Anti-anginals Alpha Blockers 1.Cardura (doxazosin) 2. Hytrin (terazosin)
CARDIAC Vasopressors 1. Dobutrex (dobutamine) 2. Intropin (dopamine)
CARDIAC Glycosides Lanoxin (digoxin)
HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS Coagulating Enhances 1. Vitamin K (phytonadione) 2.AHF (antihemophilic factor)
HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS Anti-coagulation agents 1. Coumadin (warfarin) 2. various heparins
HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS Anti-platelet agents 1. Plavix (clopidogrel) 2. aspirin
HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS Thrombolytic Enzymes 1. Retavase (reteplase) 2. Abbokinase (urokinase)
HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS Hemostatic Agents 1. Amicar (aminocaproic acid) 2. Thrombin
HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS Hematopoietic Agents 1. Neupogen (filgrastim) 2. Epogen (epoetin)
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Thyroid Hormones/Hypothyroid agents 1. Thyroid USP 2. Synthroid (levothyroxine)
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Hyperthyroid agents 1. Tapazole (methimazole) 2. propylthiouracil
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Oral contraceptives 1. Ovcon 2.Tri-Phasil
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Ovulation Stimulants 1. Clomid (clomiphene) 2. Follistrim (follitropin)
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Oxytocic + Tococlyctic agents 1. Oxycontin (oxycodone) 2. magnesium sulfate
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Androgens 1. testosterone 2. Testoderm (transdermal)
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Anti-androgen agents Proscar (finasteride)
HORMONE RELATED AGENTS Anabolic steroids Anadrol (oxymethalone)
IMMUNOLOGICAL AGENTS Immune Globulins 1. IgA 2. IgD 3. IgG
IMMUNOLOGICAL AGENTS Immunosuppressives 1. Sandimmune (cyclosporine) 2. Restasis (cyclosporine)
MUSCLE + BONE RLATED Neuromuscular Blockers 1. Pavulon (pancuronium) 2. Vecuron (vecuronium)
MUSCLE + BONE RLATED Skeletal Muscle Relaxants Soma compound (carisoprodol)
MUSCLE + BONE RLATED Bone Disorder agents 1. Boniva (ibandronate) 2. Fosamax (alendronate)
OPHTHALMIC DRUGS Anti-glaucoma agents 1. Pilocar (pilocarpine) 2. TruSopt (dorzolamide)
OPHTHALMIC DRUGS Ophthalmic mydriatics 1. phenylephrine 2. atropine
OPHTHALMIC DRUGS Other ophthalmic agents 1. Livostin (levocarbastine): treats conjunctivitis 2. Decadron (dexamethasone): reduce swelling 3. E-mycin (erthryromycin): conjunctivitis 4. Vira-A (vidarabine): antiviral 5. Tetracaine: topical anesthetic 6. artificial tears: lubricant
PAIN RELATED AGENTS Analgesic agents Tylenol (acetaminophen)
PAIN RELATED AGENTS Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) 1. Motrin (ibuprofen) 2. ASA (aspirin)
PAIN RELATED AGENTS Opiods 1. MS Contin (morphine sulfate ER) 2. Roxicodone (oxycodone)
PAIN RELATED AGENTS Anti-migraine (Tryptans) 1. Imitrex (sumatriptan) 2. Zomig (zolmatriptan)
PAIN RELATED AGENTS Anesthetics Local 1. Xylocaine (lidocaine) 2. Sensorcaine (bupivacaine)
PAIN RELATED AGENTS Anesthetics General 1. Suprane (desflurane) - inhalation 2. Ketalar (ketamine) - intravenous
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-depressants Manoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOIs) 1. Nardil (phenelzine) 2. Parnate (tranylcypromine)
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-depressants Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) 1. Elavil (amitriptyline) 2. Surmontil (trimipramine)
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-depressants Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) 1. Paxil (paroxetine) 2. Zoloft (sertraline)
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-depressants Selective Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SSNRIs) 1. Effexor (venlafaxine) 2. Cymbalta (duloxetine)
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-psychotics Phenothiazines 1. Compazine (prochlorpaerazine) 2. Mellaril (thioridazine)
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-psychotics Sedative - Hypnotics 1. phenobarbital 2. Seconal (secobarbitol)
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS Anti-psychotics Benzodiazepines 1. Valium (diazepam) 2. Ativan (lorazepam)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Asthmatic drugs 1. Singulair (montelukast) 2. Deltasone (prednisone)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Bronchodilators 1. ProAir HFA (albuterol) 2. Proventil (albuterol)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Corticosteroids 1. Azmacort (triamcinolone) 2. Flovent (fluticasone)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Xanthine derivatives 1. Theo-Dur (theophylline) 2. Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Anti-histamines 1. Claritin (loratadine) 2. Antivert (meclizine)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Decongestants 1. Sudafed (pseudoephedrine) 2. Neo-Synephrine (phenylephrine)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Anti-tussives 1. Delsym (dextromethorphan) 2. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
RESPIRATORY DRUGS Expectorants 1. Robitussin (guaifenesin) 2. water
ANTICONVULSANTS 1.Dilantin (phenytoin) 2. Tegretaol (carbamazepine)
ANTI-PARKINSON'S DISEASE 1. Tasmar (tolcapone) 2. Apokyn (apomorphine)
Created by: gleflore