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Chapter 11

Class of Drug Based in Action

QuestionAnswerExamples
What drug is used to manage mild to moderate pain and to reduce fever? Analgesics/Antipyretics Tylenol, Bayer, Ecotrin, Voltaren, Advil, Motrin, Mobic, Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn
What drug is used to produce local anesthesia through loss of feeling to a body part? Anesthetics (Local) Xylocaine, Nupercainal Ointment
What drug is used to treat heartburn, hyperacidity, indigestion, and gastroesophageal reflux disease, and to promote healing of ulcers? Antacids Maalox, Mylamta, Tums, Alka-Seltzer
What drug is used to treat mild to moderate dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease? Anti-Alzheimer's Agents Aricept
What drug is used to prevent/cure iron-deficiency anemia, to treat percnicious anemia, and to promote fetal development? Antianemics Feosol, DexFerrum, InFed, Cobex, Cyanoject, Folvite
What drug is used to relieve or prevent angina attacks? Antianginals Sorbitrate, Imdur, Nitro-Bid, Nitro-Dur
What drug is used to treat anxiety? Antianxiety Agents Xanax (IV), BuSpar, Librium, Valium, Ativan
What drug is used to decrease preoperatively oral respiratory secretions? Anticholinergic Atro-Pen
What drug is used to prevent and treat venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and myocardial infarction by preventing clot extension and formation? Anticoagulants Coumadin
What drug is used to prevent or relieve seizures? Anticonvulsants Tegretol, Klonopin, Depakote, Neurontin, Lamictal, Dilantin, Topamax, Depakene
What drug is used to prevetn, cure, or alleviate depression, and to treat anxiety disorders(panic attacks) and obsessive-convulsive disorder? Antidepressants Celexa, Lezapro, Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft.Elavil, Wellbutrin-SR, Remeron, Serzone, Desyrel, Effexor XR
What drug is used to manage non-insulin dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus? Antidiabetics Amaryl, Glucotrol XL, dIAbETA, mICRONASE, Glucophage, Actos, Avandia, Humulin R, Novolin R, Humulin N., Novolin N., Humulin 70/30, Novolin 70/30, Lamtus, Humalog
What drug is used to control and relieve diarrhea? Antidiarrheals Pepto-Bismo, Lomotil (IV), Kaopectate, Imodium
What drug is used to control or prevent cardiac dysrhythmias? Antidysrhthmics Pronestyl, Inderal
What drug is used to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting? Antiemetic Marinol (III), Zofran, Compazine, Phenergan, Bonine
What drug is used to relieve discomfort of excess gas and bloating in gastrointestinal tract? simethicone Gas-X, Mylanta Gas
What drug is used to treat fungal infections? Antifungals Fungizone, Gyne-Lotrimin, Diflucan, Nizoral, Monistat, Mycostatin, Terazol
What drug is used to prevent attacks of gout? Antigout Agents Zyloprim, Colchicine tabs.
What drug is used to treat worm infections(pinworms, roundworms, hookworms)? Antihelmintics Vermox
What drug is used to relieve symptoms associated with allergies(increased sneezing; rhinorrhea: itchy eyes, nose, and throat)? Antihistamines Dimetaine, Zyrtec, Chlor-Trimetron, Teldrin, Clarinex, Benadryl, Allegra, Atarax, Vistaril, Claritin, Phenergan
What drug is used to manage hypertension? Antihypertensives Lotensin, Capoten, Vasotec, Prinivil, Accuptil, Altace, Catapres, Cardura, Minipress, Atacand, Cozaar, Benicar, Diovan, Tenormin, Zebeta, Coreg, Lopressor, Toprol XL, Inderal, Blocadren, Norvasc, Cardizem, Plendil, Apresoline, Lotrel, Ziac, Hyzaar, Corzid
What drug is used to treat erectile dysfunction? Antiimpotence Agents Viagra
What drug is used to treat infections? Antiinfectives Amoxil,Trimox,Augmentin,Bicillin,Veetids,Wycillin,Zithromax,Biaxin,Ery-Tab,Pediazole,Ceclor,Omnicef,,Rocephin,Keflex,Cipro,Levaquin,Floxin,Doryx,Vibram,Arestin,Achromycin,Sumycin,Garamycin,Kantrex,
What drug is used to relieve signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in adults? Antiinflammatory Agents Bayer, Ecotrin,Celebrex,Lodine,Advil,MotrinmIdocin,Relafen,Aleve,Anaprox,Naprosyn,Bextra
Bayer, Ecotrin,Celebrex,Lodine,Advil,MotrinmIdocin,Relafen,Aleve,Anaprox,Naprosyn,Bextra
What drug is used to treat biopolar affective disorders? Antimanics Eskalith(CR)
What drug is used to treat biopolar affective disorders? Antimanics
What drug is used in acute treatment of migraine attacks? Antimigrains Imitrex
What drug is used in acute treatment of migraine attacks? Antimigrains Imitrex
What drug is used to treat tumors? Antineoplastics Cytoxan,Mexate,Folex
What drug is used to treat tumors? Antineoplastics Cytoxan,Mexate,Folex
What drug is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease? Anti-Parkinson's Agents Sinemet
What drug is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease? Anti-Parkinson's Agents Sinemet
What drug is used to treat psychotic disorders? Antipsychotics Haldol,Zyprexa,Risperdal,Seroquel
What drug is used to treat protozoal infections? Antiprotozoals Flagyl
What drug is used to manage HIV infections and to reduce maternal-fetal transmission of HIV? Antiretrovirals Retrovir
What drug is used to treat psychotic disorders? Antipsychotics Haldol,Zyprexa,Risperdal,Seroquel
What drug is used tp control hypermotility in irritable bowel syndrom,spasmatic colitis, spastic bladder, and pylorospasm? Antispasmodics Bentyl,Levsin
What drug is used to manage HIV infections and to reduce maternal-fetal transmission of HIV? Antiretrovirals Retrovir
What drug is used to treat tuberculosis? Antituberculars Isotamine (INH), PMS,Rifadin
What drug is used tp control hypermotility in irritable bowel syndrom,spasmatic colitis, spastic bladder, and pylorospasm? Antispasmodics Bentyl,Levsin
What drug is used to prevent or relieve coughs caused by minor viral upper respiratory infections or inhaled irritants? Antitussives Tessalon,Tussiones(III),Robitussin DM,(A-C(V)
What drug is used to treat tuberculosis? Antituberculars Isotamine (INH), PMS,Rifadin
What drug is used manage ulcers,gastroesophageal reflux disease,heartburn,indigestion,and gastric hyperacidity? Antiulcers Nexium,Prevacid,Prilosec,Prilosic,Protonix,Aciphex,Tagament,Pepcid AC,Zantac
What drug is used to treat and prevent osteoprosis? Bone Reorption Inhibitors Tessalon,Tussiones(III),Robitussin DM,(A-C(V)
What drug is used to manage herpes infections? Antivirals Zovirax,Valtrex
What drug is used manage ulcers,gastroesophageal reflux disease,heartburn,indigestion,and gastric hyperacidity? Antiulcers Proventil,Advair Diskus,Combovent,Singulair,Serevent,Bronkodyl,Accolate
What drug is used to treat congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias? Cardiac Glycosides Crystodigin,Digitek,Lanoxicaps,Lanoxin
What drug is used to treat narcolepsy and manage attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? Antivirals Strattera,Dexedrine(II),aDDERALL(II),Ritalin(II),Concerta
What drug is used to prevent pregnancy and to regulate menstral cycle? Contraceptives Apri,Yasmin,Alesse,Levien,Kariva,Micrette,Orthro-Novum,depo-Provera,Orthro Evra,NuvaRing
What drug is used to treat inflammation,allergies,asthma,and automimmune disorders and as replacements therapy in adrenal insufficiency? Corticosteroids Cortone,Flovent,Cortef,Medrol,Depo-Medrol,Artistocort,Vancenase,Flonase,Nasonex,Deltasnoe,Nasacort
What drug is used to manage hypertension,edema in congestive heart failure, and renal disease? Diuretics Bumex,Lasix,Hygroton,Esidrix,HyrdroDiuril,Aldactone,Dyrenium
What drug is used to treat or prevent electrolyte depletion? Electrolyte Replacements K-DUR,Klor-Con
What drug is used to treat poisoning? Emetics N/A
What drug is used to manage coughs by expellin mucus? Expectorants Robitussin,Naldecon
wHAT DRUG IS USED to moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms of menopause? Hormone Replacements Premarin,Prempro,Activella
What drug is used to prvent diseases? Immunizations Acel-Imine,Daptacel,Infranrix,Tripedia,ActHIB,HibTITER,Havrix,Vaqta,Engerix-B,Recombivax HB,IPOL,Fluogen,FluShield,Fluzone,M-R-Vaz II,M-M-R II,Menactra,Pneumovax II,Prevnar,Meruvax II,Varivax
What drug is used to treat server rheumatoid arthritis and to prevent and treat rejection of transplanted organs? Immunosuppressants Sandimmune,Neoral,Rheumatrex
What drug is used to relieve constipation? Laxatives Dulcolax,Colace,Phenolax,Metamucil
What drug is used to lower cholesterol to reduce risk of myocardial infarction and stroke? Lipid-Lowering Agents Lipitor,Zetia,Vytorin,Tricor,Lescol,Lopid,Mevacor,Pravachol,Crestor,Zocor
What drug is used to treat acute painful musculoskeletal conditions Mucls Relaxants Soma,Flexeril,Skelaxin,Robaxin
What drug is used to treat eye infections? Ophthalmic Antiinfectives TobraDex,Polysporin,Neosporin,Polytrim,Tobrex
What drug is used to treat ear conditions? Otic Preparations Auralgan,Cortisporin Otic, Floxin Otic,Debrox
What drug is used to reduce incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke? Platelet Inhibitors Plavix,Aspirin
What drug is used for short-term treatment of insomnia? Sedatives and hypnotics Lunesta(IV),Dalmane_IV),Luminal(IV),Restoril(IV),Ambien(IV)
What drug is used to manage nicotine with drawel to cease cigarette smokine? Smoking Deterrents Nicorette Gu,.Nicotrol Inhaler,Nicoderm Patch,Commit Lozenges
What drug is used for acute management of coronary thrombosis? Thrombolytic Agents Activase,Eminase,Retavase,Streptase
What drug is used as a replacements or substitute therapy for disminished or absent thyroid functioning of many cases? Thyroid Preparations Levoxyl,Synthroid
What drug is used to treat overactive bladder function. Work by inhibiting bladder contractions? Irinary tract antispasmodics Ditropan,Detrol
What drug is used tp treat severe allergic reastion and cardiac arrest? Vasopressors Adrenalin,EpiPen
What drug is used to manage obesity Weight control Agents Tenuate(IV),Fastin(IV),Meridia(IV),Xenical
What drug is used to manage moderate to severe pain? Analgesics Tylenol w/ Codeine, Vicodin, Lortab, Demerol, Oxycontin, Percocet, Percodan, Darvon, Darvocet-N, Ultram
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