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common word stems

drug stems and classification

-astine antihistamine
-azepam antianxiety
-caine local anesthetic
-cillin penicillin
-conazole systemic antifungal
estr- estrogen
-glitazone antidiabetic
-micin amino glycoside
-thromycin macrolide
-olol beta blocker
-olone steriod
-profen anti inflammatory
-prazole anti ulcer
-pril ace inhibitor
-sartan angiotensin II receptor antagonist
-semide loop diuretic (water pill)
-setron serotonin antagonist
sulfa- sulfanomide
-terol bronchodilator
-tidine h2 receptor antagonist
-e-triptyline tricyclic antidepressant
-pramine tricyclic antidepressant
-oxetine fluoxetine type antidepressant
-vastatin HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
-afil pde inhibitor
-asone corticosteriod
-bicin cytotoxic agent/antineoplastic
-bital sedative/barbituate
cef- ceph- cephalosporin antibiotic
cort- cortisteriod
-dazole antibiotic
-dipine calcium channel blocker
-dronate biphosphonate
-fenac nsaid
-floxacin quinolone antibiotic
-gliptin antidiabetic
-iramine antihistamine
-lamide carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
-mab monoclonal antibody
-mustine alkylating agent
-nacin anticholinergic
-onide corticosteriod
-parin anticoagulant
-phylline bronchodilator
pred- corticosteriod
-profen nsaid
-statin hmg coa reductase inhibitor
-tadine antihistamine
-thiazide thiazide diuretic (water pill)
-tinib antineoplastic
-trel progestin(female hormone)
trentin- retinoid, dermatologic agent
-triptan selective 5ht receptor agonist
-vir antiviral: HIV, HEPATITIS, HERPES, CMV, FLU
-vudine antiviral
-zepam benzodiazepine
-zodone antidepressant
-zolam benzodiazepine
-zosin alpha blocker
Created by: tconway33