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Pharm Principles


Prefix, , Root,SuffixExamples (generic names) Drug class or Drug category
-ase alteplase, anistreplacse, streptokinase, tenecteplase Thrombolyic agent
-azole itraconazole ,fluconazole ,clotrimazole, miconazole Antifungal, Antimicrobial
-bicin doxorubicin, epirubicin ,idarubicin, valrubicin Antineoplastic
-bital butabarbital, butalbarbital,phenobarbital, secobarbital Barbituate (sedative)
-caine bupivacaine, lidocaine, mepivacaine, prilocaine, proparacaine local anesthetic
-cef, ceph cefaclor, cefdinir, ,cefprozil, cephalexin Cephalosporin antibiotic
-cilin amoxicilin, ampicillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, oxacillin penicillin antibiotic
-cort clocortolone, fludrocortisone, hydrocortizone cortiscosteroid
-cycline demeclocycline, doxycycline, minocycline, tetracycline tetracycline antibiotic
-dazole albendazole, mebendazole, metronidazole, tinidazole anthelmintic, antibiotic , antibacterial
-dipine amlodipine, felodipine, nifedipine, nimodipine, nisoldipine calcium channel blockers
-dronate alendronate, etidronate, ibandronate, risedronate bisphosphnate, bone reabsorption inhibitor
-prazole esomeprazole,omeprazole, rabeprazole proton pump inhibitor
-fenac bromfenac, diclofenac, nepafenac NSAID
-floxacin ciprofloxacin , levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, ofloxacin Quinolone antibiotic
-gliptin saxagliptin, sitagliptin, vildagliptin antidiabetic, inhibitor of the DPP-4 enzyme
-glitazone pioglitazone, rosiglitazone, troglitazone antidiabetic, thiazolidinedione
-iramine brompheniramene, chlorpheniramine, pheniramine antihistamine
-lamide acetazolamide, brinzolamide, dorzolamide, methazolamide carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
-limus pimecrolimus, sirolimus,tacrolimus immunosuppressant
-mab daclizumab, infliximab, omalizumab, trastuzumab monoclonal antibody
-mustine carmustine, estramustine, lomustine alkylatine agent (antineoplastic)
-mycin, micin azithromycin, clarithromycin, clindamycin, erythromcyin antibiotic, antibacterial
nacin darifenacin,solifenacin antimuscarinic, (anticholinergic)
nazole fluconazole, ketoconazole, miconazole,terconazole antifungal
nib asatinib, erlotinib, imatinib,sorafenib antineoplastic
nitr-,-nitr nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate nitrate, vasodilator, antianginal
olol atenolol, metropolol,nadolol, pinolol, propranolol, timolol beta blockers
olone fluocinolone, , fluorometholone, rimexolone, triamcinolone corticosteroid
-one hydrocodone, hydromorphone narcotics
-onide budesonide, ciclesonide, desonide, fluocinonide, halcinonide corticosteroid
-oprazole dexlansoprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole proton pump inhibitor (PPI)
-afil sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil phosphodiesterase, (PDE) Inhbitor
Created by: amberrasband
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