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chpt 21-Common Drugs

Rad 101 - Pharmacology

TermDefinition
Analgesics Drugs that relieve pain without causing a loss of consciousness
Aspirin Aspirin (Analgesic)
Duragesic Fentanyl (Analgesic)
Morphine Morphine (Analgesic)
Oxycontin Oxycodone (Analgesic)
Percacet Oxycodone - APAP (Analgesic)
Tylenol Acetaminophen APAP (Analgesic)
Ultram Tramadol (Analgesic)
Vicodin Hydrocodone APAP (Analgesic)
Anesthetics Agents that reversibly depress neuronal function, producing loss of ability to perceive pain and/or other sensations.
Ativan Lorazepam (Antianxiety)
Valium Diazepam (Antianxiety)
Versed Midazolam (Antianxiety)
Xanax Alprozolam (Antianxiety)
Antiarrhythmics treat irregular heartbeat - regulate heart rate
Xylocaine Lidocaine (Antiarrhythmic)
Antibiotics Drugs used to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms
Amoxil Amoxicillin (Antibiotic)
Augmentin Amoxicillin-clavulanate (Antibiotic)
Biaxin Clarithromycin (Antibiotic)
Keflex Cephalexin (Antibiotic)
Cipro Ciprofloxacin (Antibiotic)
Levaquin Levofloxacin (Antibiotic)
Penicillin VK Penicillin VK (Antibiotic)
Rocephin Ceftriaxone (Antibiotic)
Zithromax Azithromycin (Antibiotic)
Anticoagulants prevent blood coagulation
Heparin Heparin (Anticoagulant)
Lovenox Enoxaparin (Anticoagulant)
Celexa Citalopram (Antidepressant)
Cymbalta Duloxetine (Antidepressant)
Effexor Venlafaxine (Antidepressant)
Lexapro Escitalopram (Antidepressant)
Paxil Paroxetine (Antidepressant)
Prozac Fluoxetine (Antidepressant)
Wellbutrin Bupropion (Antidepressant)
Zoloft Sertraline (Antidepressant)
Antidiabetics Drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes
Glucophage Metformin (Antidiabetic)
Antiemetics Drugs to treat nausea/vomiting
Zofran Ondansetron (Antiemetic)
Antihistamines Drugs used to treat allergies/allergic reactions both acute and chronic.
Allegra Fefofenadrine (Antihistamine)
Benadryl Diphenhydramine (Antihistamine)
Claritin Loratadine (Antihistamine)
Antihypertensives Drugs used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure)
Antipsychotics Drugs used to treat psychotic disorders
Abilify Aripiprazole (Antipsychotic)
Haldol Haloperidol (Antipsychotic)
Risperdal Resperidone (Antipsychotic)
Seroquel Quetiapine (Antipsychotic)
Thorazine Clorpromazine (Antipsychotic)
Zyprexa Olanzapine (Antipsychotic)
Bonchodilators Drugs used in the treatment of asthma and COPD
Adrenalin Epinephrine (Bronchodilator)
Coagulants Drugs used to speed up coagulation/prevent hemorrhage
Corticosteroids drug used to reduce the symptoms of inflammation
Diuretics Drugs used to reduce water and salt from the body/increase urine production of the kidneys.
Hydrochlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide (Diuretic)
Lasix Flurosemide (Diuretic)
Dulcolax Bisacodyl (Laxative)
Hypnotics Drugs affect the CNS from mild sedation to sleep
Ambien Zolpidem (Hypnotic)
Lunesta Eszopiclone (Hypnotic)
Restoril Temazepam (Hypnotic)
Lithium Lithium (Mood Stabilizer)
Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatories NSAIDs Drugs that have analgesic, antipyretic (fever-reducing), and anti-inflammatory properties.
Celebrex Celecoxib (NSAID)
Motrin Ibuprofin (NSAID)
Naprosyn Naproxen (NSAID)
Opioid Antagonists Drugs that terminate respiratory distress in cases of Opioid overdose.
Narcan Naloxone (Opioid Antagonist)
Stimulants Drugs that increase activity of the brain and spinal cord.
Adderall Amphetamine Salts (Stimulant)
Ritalin Methylphenidate (Stimulant)
Vasodilators Drugs that cause blood vessels to dilate
Nitroglycerin Nitroglycerin (Vasodilator)
Nitropress Nitroprusside (Vasodilator)
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