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Endocrine

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Metformin Hydrochloride Func. Class: Antidiabetic, oral Chem. Class: Biguanide Action: inhibits hepatic glucose production/increases sensitivity of peripheral tissue to insulin
Metformin Hydrochloride/Sitagliptin Phosphate Func. Class: Antidiabetic oral Chem. Class: Dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP-4 inhibitor) Action: improves glucose homestasis, glucose-dependent insulin secretion,
Sitagliptin Phosphate Func. Class: Antidiabetic oral Chem. Class: Dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP-4 inhibitor) Action: improves glucose homestasis, glucose-dependent insulin secretion
Glyburide Func. Class: Antidiabetic Chem. Class: Sulfonylurea Action: causes function B cells pancreas to release insulin leading to drop in blood glucose levels
Glimepiride Func. Class: Antidiabetic Chem. Class: Sulfonylurea Action: causes function B cells pancreas to release insulin leading to drop in blood glucose levels
Glipizide Func. Class: Antidiabetic Chem. Class: Sulfonylurea Action: causes function B cells pancreas to release insulin leading to drop in blood glucose levels
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride Func. Class: Antidiabetic, oral Chem. Class: Thiazollidinedione (glitizone) Action: decreaes symptoms of DM
Liraglutide Func. Class: Antidiabetic agent Chem. Class: Incretin mimetics Action: Stable and improved serum glucose/weight loss
Insulin Aspart Func. Class: Antidiabetic, pancreatic hormone Chem. Class: modified structures of endogenous human insulin Action: decrease blood glucose levels by transport of glucose into cells/conversion of glucose into glycogen
Insulin Lispro Func. Class: Antidiabetic, pancreatic hormone Chem. Class: modified structures of endogenous human insulin Action: decrease blood glucose levels by transport of glucose into cells/conversion of glucose into glycogen
Insulin Detemir Func. Class: Antidiabetic, pancreatic hormone Chem. Class: modified structures of endogenous human insulin Action: decrease blood glucose levels by transport of glucose into cells/conversion of glucose into glycogen
Insulin Glargine Func. Class: Antidiabetic, pancreatic hormone Chem. Class: modified structures of endogenous human insulin Action: decrease blood glucose levels by transport of glucose into cells/conversion of glucose into glycogen
Levothyroxine Func. Class: Thyroid hormone Chem. Class: Levoisomer of thyroxine Action: controls protein synthesis;increases metabolic rate, CO, renal blood flow, O2 consumption, body temp.
Thyroid Func. Class: Thyroid hormone Chem. Class: Active thyroid hormone in natural state and ratio Action: increases metabolic rate, CO, renal blood flow, O2 consumption, body temp.
Testosterone Func. Class: Androgenic anabolic steroid Chem. Class: Halogenated testosterone derivative Action: Increases weight by building body tissue
Estradiol Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin Chem. Class: Nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen Action: increased estrogen levels for adequate functioning of female reproductive system.
Estrogens, Conjugated Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin Chem. Class: Nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen Action: increased estrogen levels for adequate functioning of female reproductive system, treats symptoms like hot flashes
Ethinyl Estradiol/Desogestrel Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin Chem. Class: Estrogen Receptor Agonist. Action: oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy
Ethinyl Estradiol/Drospirenone Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin Chem. Class: Estrogen Receptor Agonist. Action: oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy
Ethinyl Estradiol/Levonorgestrel Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin Chem. Class: Estrogen Receptor Agonist. Action: oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy
Ethinyl Estradiol/Norethindrone Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin with Iron Chem. Class: Estrogen Receptor Agonist. Action: oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy
Ethinyl Estradiol/Norgestimate Func. Class: Estrogen, progestin Chem. Class: Estrogen Receptor Agonist. Action: oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy
Oxybutynin Func. Class: Anticholinergic Chem. Class: Synthetic Tertiary amine Action: Relaxes smooth muscle in urinary tract by inhibiting acetylcholine at prostaglandin sites: Decreases nocturia, incontinence
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride Func. Class: Selective adrenergic blocker, BPH agent Chem. Class: Sulfamoyl phenethylamine derivative Action: Decreased symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Finasteride Func. Class: Androgen hormone inhibitor, hair stimulant Chem. Class: 5 a-Reductase inhibitor Action: Reduced prostate size
Anastrozole Func. Class: Antineoplastic Chem. Class: Aromatase inhibitor Action: Prevention of rapidly growing malignant cells
Phentermine Func. Class: Anorexiants Chem. Class: sympathomimetic amine Action: used in obesity, amphetamine (d- and d/l-amphetamine)
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