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Drug Stems PHM

Study of Drug Stem

Drug StemTherapeutic ClassWhat it treats
-astine Antihistamine Allergies, rashes, insomnia
-astine Antihistamine Allergies, rashes, insomnia
-azepam Anti anxiety Anxiety and agitation
-azosin Antihypertensive HBP/HTN
-bactam Beta-lactamase inhibitor Helps antibiotics like penicillins work
-Caine Local anesthetic Blocks pain sensations
-chef Cephalosporins Antibiotics for sinus infection, dental, heart and pace maker procedures
-dralazine Vasodilator HTN/HBP
-lukast Leukotriene Asthma
-oxetine Fluoxetine-type anti depressants Depression and long term anxiety
-parin Heparin derivatives Prevents proper clot formation while maintaining adequate ?
-alol Combined Alpha & Beta Blocker HBP/HTN
-ase Enzymes (proteins) Metabolize food and drugs
-conazole Antifungals fungal infections
-cort Cortisone arthritis, systemic lupus
estr- estrogens hormone replacement therapy
-gest progestins hormone replacement therapy/uterine bleeding/endometriosis
-mycin antibiotic pulmonary infections
-olol Beta Blockers HBP/HTN
-semide Loop diuretic HTN/promotes sodium excretion
-pril Ace inhibitor HBP/HTN
-andro androgens homone replacement therapy
-arabine antineplatic treats cancer
-barb barbituric acid derivatives sleeping agent
-cillin penicillin meningitis, abscesses, otitis media, respiratory infections, prophy/axis
-cycline antibiotic treat acne, chronic bronchitis, Lyme disease
-fibrate antihyperlipidemic hyperlipidemic
-glitazone antidiabetic diabetes
-irudin anticoagulant proper clot formation
-mantadine anti viral viral infections
-micin aminoglycoside life threatening infections, sepsis, immune compromised patients
-oxacin antibiotic bone & joint infection
-pamil coronary vasodilator HTN/HBP
-pramine antidepressant depression $ bed wetting in children
-sertron Serotonin 5HT3 Receptor antagonist Nausea and vomiting
-profen anti-inflammatory pain and inflammation
-rubicin antineoplastic antibiotic (IV med) Infections for cancer patients
-trexate antimetabolites cancer, RA, Systemic Lubus
-vir antiviral viral infections
-sulfa antibiotic UTIs, otitis media, ulcerative colitis
-statin statins/antihyperlipidemia high cholesterol/hyperlipidemia
-monam monabactam antibiotics acne, chronic bronchitis
-olone steroids arthritis, dermatitis
-sartan ARB HBP
-parzole anti-ulcer GERD, H-pylori
-mustine antineoplastic cancer
-peridol antipsychotics mental disorders
-poetin erythopeotin anemia
0terol Bronchodilator COPD and airway obstruction
-thiazide diurectic promote sodium and water excretion
-tiazem CCB cardio vascular system conditions
-tidine H2 receptor antagonist GERD and ulcers
-triptyline antidepressant depression and norturia in children
Created by: Tinamharris31



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