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drug stems

drug nomenclature stems

-mycin macrolide antibiotic
-cyline tetracycline antibiotic
-micin aminoglycoside antibiotic
-flox- quinolone antibiotic
-conazole systemic antifungal
-cillin penicillin antibiotic
cef-/cefp-/ceph- cephalosporin
-vudine antineoplastic/antiviral
-vir antiviral
sulfa- sulfonamide antibacterial
-ectin anti-parasitic
-astine antihistamine
-tidine H2 receptor antagonist
-caine local anesthetic
-barb barbituate
-cod- narcotic analgesic
-glitazone antidiabetic
-profen NSAID
-triptan antimigraine
-triptyline tricyclic antidepressant
-olone steroidal anti-inflammatory
-cort- steroidal anti-inflammatory
-azepam benzodiazepine
-bamate tranquilizer
-dopa dopamine receptor agonist
-statin HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
-azosin vasodilator
-thiazide thiazide diuretic
-semide loop diuretic
-pril ACE inhibitor
-olol beta-blocker
-nitr- coronary vasodilator
-adol- analgesic
-alol alpha/beta-blocker
-arol anticoagulant
-ase enzyme
-ast antiasthmatic
-cept receptor
-dil- vasodilator
-dralazine antihypertensive
-dronate calcium metabolism receptor
-eridine analgesic
-etanide diuretic
-fenine analgesic
-formin oral hypoglycemic
-fradil calcium channel blocker
-giline MAOI
-grel- platelet antiaggregant
-isomide antiarrhythmic
-nidazole antiprotozoal
-oxetine antidepressant
-pamide diuretic
-pamil coronary vasodilator
-peridol antipsychotic
-poetin erythropoietin
-prazole antiulcer
-pressin vasoconstrictor
-priode antipsychotic
-prim antibacterial
-prost- prostaglandin
-sartan angiotensin II receptor antagonist
-sporin immunodepressant
-terol bronchodilator
-tiapine antipsychotic
-tiazem calcium channel blocker
-tibant antiasthmatic
-toin antiepileptic
-vastatin antihyperlipidemic
-zolamide carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
Created by: mistymu