Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Generic Drug Suffix

Generic Drug Suffixes

Drug SuffixDrug ClassDescription
-artan angiotensin II receptor blockers (A2RVBs) block angiotensin II enzymes from specific receptor sites; help prohibit vasoconstriction
-azosin alpha-adrenergic blockers relax the veins and arteries so blood can easily pass through; antihypertensives
-cillin antibiotics inhibit the growth of or kill bacterial microorganisms
-codone opioid pain relievers help to block pain signals in the brain to make a patient "forget" about his or her pain
-cycline antibiotics inhibit the growth of or kill bacterial microorganisms
-emide loop diuretics increasing the flow of urine and enhance the loss of sodium
-floxacin antibiotics inhibit the growth of or kill bacterial microorganisms
-mycin antibiotics inhibit the growth of or kill bacterial microorganisms
-olol beta-blockers (B1s) or beta-adrenergic blocking agents block adrenaline receptors and mediate a flight-or-fight response, which causes actions in the heart
-olone, -sone corticosteriods reduce inflammation
-pam benzodiazepines reduce anxiety, relax muscles, sedate, induce sleep
-pine calcium channel blockers relax the veins and arteries so blood can easily pass through; antihypertensives
-pril angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors block the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II; may reduce the chance of increased vasoconstriction or blood pressure
-razole proton pump inhibitors inhibit the action of the gastric proton pump, reducing gastric acid production
-statin HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors inhibit cholesterol production
-tidine histamine-2 blockers reduce the amount of acid in the stomach
-vir antivirals inhibit the growth of or kill viral microorganisms
-actone potassium sparing diuretics increasing the flow of urine and enhance the loss of sodium
Created by: tonnu1610
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards