Pharmacology Drug Suffixes Flashcards

Terms Definitions
-phylline
methylxanthine
-cillin
penicillin
-azole
Antifungal
-thiazide
Thiazide [diuretic/renal]
Hydrocholorothiazide, Chlorothiazide
-statin
HMG-CoA (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A) reductase inhibitors
-ipramine
tricyclic antridepressant
-tidine
h2 antagonist
-tropin
pituitary hormone
-navir
protease inhibitor
-caine
locan anesthetic
-tidine
h2 antagonist
-terol
Beta2 agonist
-triptyline
tricyclic antidepressant
-navir
protease inhibitor
-triptyline
tricyclic antidepressant
-terol
Beta2 agonist
-caine
locan anesthetic
-mycin
aminoglycoside antibiotics
-ol
Phosphodiesterease inhibitor [coagulation]
i.e. Dypyridamole, Cilostazol (Petal)
-phyilline
Methylxanthine [respiratory]
i.e. Theophylline, Aminophylline
-lol
Beta-adrenergic blocker
i.e. Propranolol, Pindolol
barbital/-bital
Barbiturate sedative hypnotics
-barbital/-bital
Barbiturate sedative hypnotics
-azine
phenothiazine (antipsychotics, neuroleptic, antiemetic)
-barbital/-bital
Barbiturate sedative hypnotics
-zole
Azole Antifungal [antibiotic]
i.e. Ketoconazole, Fluconazole, Miconsole/Clotrimazole
-vir
Antiviral
i.e. Acyclovir, Tenofovir, Squinavir, Ritonovir, Zamaivir
-oxin
cardiac glycoside (inotropic agent)
-cycline
antibiotic protine synthesis inhibitor
-olol
Beta Antagonist (beta blocker)
-cycline
antibiotic protine synthesis inhibitor
-zosin
postsynaptic alpha1 antagonist (alpha1 blocker)
-olol
Beta Antagonist (beta blocker)
-setron
Serotonin receptor antagonists [acid reduction/GI]
i.e. Ondansetron (Zofran)
-zosin
postsynaptic alpha1 antagonist (alpha1 blocker)
-prazole
PPI (Protein pump dilator) [acid reduction/GI]
i.e. Omeprazole (Prilosec), Lanoprazole (Prevacid), Esomeprazole (Nexium), Pantoprazole (Protonix)
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