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Suffix&Prefix Class

Drug Classification by Suffix and Prefix

-mycin Macrolides, antibiotic
-cycline Tetracycline, antibiotic
-floxacin Flouroquinolones, anitbiotic
ceph-, cef- Cephalosporins, antibiotic
-cillin Penicillan, antibiotic
-cyclovir Anti-Herpetic, antiviral
-pril ACE inhibitor, antihypertensive
-sartan ARB, antihypertensive
-osin Alpha1 Receptor Blocker, antiypertensive, BPH
-olol Beta Blocker, antihypertensive
-dipine Calcium Channel Blocker, antihypertensive
-statin HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, anti-hyperlipidema
-glitazone Thiazolidinediones, antidiabetic
-glinide Meglitinides, antidiabetic
-dronate Bisphosphonates, osteoporosis
-tidine H2 Receptor Antagonists, anti-ulcer
-prazole Proton Pump Inhibitor, anti-ulcer
-triptan 5HT1 Receptor Antagonists, anti-migraines
-pam, -lam Benzodiazepines, anti-anxiety/hypnotic
-pramine Tricyclic Antidepressant
-triptyline Tricyclic Antidepressant
-ine Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, antidepressant
-one Corticosteriods, anti-inflammatory
-steride 5Alpha Reductase Inhibitor, BPH
-nacin Anticholinergics, overactive baldder & incontinence
-fil PDE5 Inhibitors, erectile dysfunction
-terol Beta-agonists, pulmonary
-mide, nide Diuretics, antihypertensive
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