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chapter 11

class of drugs based on action

QuestionAnswer
what drug is used to manage to severe pain analgesics tyenol w/ codeine ,actiq, vicodin, lortab, dermerol, oxycontion, percocet, percodan, darvon, darvocet, ultram
what drug is used to produce local anesthesia through loss of feeling to a body part anesthetics xylocaine, nupercainal, ointment
what drug is used to treat heartburn, hyperacidity, indigestion, and gastroesophageal reflux disease, and to promote healing of ulcers antacids maalox, mylanta, tums, alka-seltzer
what drugs is used to treat mild to moderate dementia associated with Alzheimer disease anti- Alzheimer's agents aricept
what drug is to prevent or cure iron- deficiency anemia antianemics feosol, dexferrum, infed, cobex, cyanoject folvite
what drug is used to relieve or prevent angina attacks? antianginals sorbitrate, imdur, nitro-bid, nitro-dur, nitrostat, tenormin, inderal
what drug is used to treat anxiety? antianxiety agents xanax buspar librium valium ativan
what drug is used to decrease preoperatively oral and respiratory secretions? antiolinergics 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 prevent cure or alleviate depression and to treat anxiety disorders panic attacks and obessive convulsive disorder antidepressants celexa lexapro prozac paxil zoloft
what drugs is used to manage non insulin dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus antidiabetics
what drug is used to control and relieve diarrhea? antidiarrheals pepto-bismol, lomotil, kaopectate, imodium
what drug is used to control or prevent cardiac dysrhythmias? antidysrhythmics pronestyl,inderal
what drug is used to prevent or relieve nausea and vomitting? antimetics marinol, zofran, compazine, phenergan, bonine
what drug is used to relieve discomfort nof excess gas and bloating in gastrointestinal tract? antiflatulents 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 zylprim, colchicine tablets
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 clartin phenergan
what drug is used to manage hypertension? antihypertensives lotensin capoten vasotec prinivil accupril altace captapres cardura minipress atacand avapro cozaar benicar diovan tenormin zebeta coreg lopressoe toprolxl inderal blocardren
what drug is used
what drug is used 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 cefzil rocephin keflex cipro levaquin floxin doryx vibramyclin arestin achromycin sumycin garamycin kantrex neobiotic tobrax gantanol bactrim chloromycetin
what drug is used to relieve signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in adults? antiinflammatory agents bayer ecotrin
what drug is used by decreasing pain and inflammation? antiinflammatory celebrex lodine advil motrin indocin relafen aleve anaprox naprosyn bextra
what drug is used to treat bipolar affective disorders antimanics eskalith eskalith cr
what drug is used in acute treatment of migraine attacks antimigraines imitrex
what drug is used to treat tumors antineoplastics cytoxan mexate folex
what drug is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson disease ? anti parkinsons agents sinemt
what drug is used to treat protozoal infections antiprotozoals flagyl
what drug is used to treat psychotic disorders antipsychotics haldol zyprexa risperdal seoquel
what drug is used to manage hiv infections and to reduce maternal fetal transmission of hiv antiretrovirals retrovir
what drug is used to cpontrol hypermotility in irritable bowel syndrome spastic colitis spastic bladder and pylorospasm antispasmodics bentyl levsin
what drug is used to treat tuberculosis antituberculars isotamine pms pyrazinamide rifadin
what drug is used in prevention or relief of coughs caused by minor viral upper respiratory infections or inhaled irritants antitussives tessalon tussionex robitussin
what drug is used to manage ulcers gasteroesophageal reflux diease heartburn indigestion and gastric hyperacidity antiulcers nexium prevacid prilosec protonix naciphex tagament pepcid zantac
what drug is used to manage herpes infections antivirals zovirax valtrex
what drug is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis bone resorption inhibitors fosamax evista actonel
what drug is used to manage reversible airway obstruction caused by asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease bronchodilators proventil advair diskus combivent 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/ hyper activity disorder central nervous system stimulants strattera dexedrine adderall ritalin concerta
what drug is used to prevent pregnancy and to regulate menstrual cycle contraceptives apri yasmin alesse levien kariva mircette ortho novum depo provera orthro evra nuva ring
what drug is used treat inflammation,allergies,asthmas, and autoimmune disorders and as replacement therapy in adrenal insufficency corticosteroids cortone flovent cortef medrol depo medrol aristocort vancenase flonase nasonex deltasone nasacort what
what drug is used to decrease nasal congestion decongestants afrin dristan neo synephrine sudafed
wwhat drug is used to manage hypertension edema in congestive heart failure and renal disease diuretics bumex lactone dyrenium hygroton esidrix hydro diuril aldactone
what drug is used to treat or prevent electrolyte depletion electrolyte replacements k-dur klor-con
what drug is used to treat poisoning emetics syrup of ipecac
what drug is used to manage coughs by expelling mucus expectorants robitussin naldecon
what drug is used to treat moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms of menopause hormone replacements premarin prempro activella
wat drug is used to prevent vaccine preventable disease imminizations acel-imune daptacel infanrix tripedia acthib hibtiter havrix vaqta engerix-b recombivax hb ipol fluogen flushield fluzone m-r-vax m-m-r menactra pneumovax prevnar meruvax varivax
what drug is used to treat severe 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 cholestrol 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 muscle 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 dalmane luminal restoril ambien
what drug is used to manage nicotine with drawal to cease cigarette smoking smoking deterrnts nicorette gum nicoreol inhaler nicoderm patch commit lozenges
what drug is used for acute management of coronary thrombosis thrombolytic agents activase eminase retavase strptase
what drug is used as replacement or substitute therapy thyroid preparations levoxyl synthroid tapazole
what drug is used treat overactive bladder function urinary tract antispamodics ditropan detrol
what drug is used to treat severe allergic reactions and cardiac arrest vasopressors adrenalin epipen
what drug is used to manage obesity weight control agents tenuate fastin meridia xenical
what drug is used to manage mild to moderate pain and to reduce analgesics/ antipyretics Tylenol, bayer,ecotrin, voltaren, advil, motrin, mobic, aleve, anaproax, naprosyn
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