Pharmacology Suffixes

-amide
sulfonylureas antidiabetics

-ase
thrombolytic agents
alteplase

-avir, -ivir, -ovir
antivirals

-azine
typical antipsychotics

-azole
antifungal; antiprotozoans or antihelminthics (parasitic infections)

-bital
barbiturates

-caine
local anesthetic agents

-choline
cholinergic agonsists (direct acting muscarinic agonists)

-cillin
penicillin antibiotics

-lol
beta-adrenergic antagonists (beta blockers)

-mycin
aminoglycoside or macrolide antibiotics

-navir
protease inhibitors (treatment of HIV and AIDS)

-pam, -lam
benzodiazepines; antianxiety; sedative

-parin
anticoagulant

-pramine or -triptyline
tricyclic antidepressants

-pril
angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors)

-profen
NSAIDs: Prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors

-sartans
angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)

-curium; -curonium
neuromuscular blocking agents

-cycline
tetracycline antibiotics

-dipine
calcium channel blockers; antiarrhythmics

-dronate
antihypercalcemics

-floxacin
quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotics

-fungin
antifungals

-glinide
meglitinide antidiabetics

-grastin
colony-stimulating factors

-idone
atypical antipsychotics

interferon
cytokines (affecting immune response)

-isone; -asone; or -solone
corticosteroids

-line
xanthine bronchodilators

-setron
antimetics

-statin
antihyperlipidemic: statins

-suximide
antiepileptics

-terol
bronchodilators

-thiazide
thiazide diuretics

-tidine
H2 receptor blockers

-triptan
NSAIDs; serotonin-selective agonists

-urane
inhalation anesthetic agents

-vudine
nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (treatment of HIV and AIDS)

-ximab; -zumab
antibodies affecting immune repsonse

-zolamide
diuretics; carbonic anhydrase inhibitors

-zoline
topical decongestants

-zosin; -eride
alpha-adrenergic antagonists (alpha blockers)

-terone
androgens

-pressin
antidiuretic hormones

-mide
carbonie anyhydrase inhibitors

-est-
estrogens

nitr-
nitroglycerin

-pancre-
pancreatic enzyme replacements

-sulf-
sulfonamides

-thy-
thyroid hormones

Analgesics and Antipyretics Analgesics – Pain relievers Antipyretics – Reduces or Eliminates Fever ex) Acetaminophen, Aspirin, NSAIDS (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug) Opioid Agonists Powerful Pain relieving drugs ex) Morphine Hydromorphone Oxycodone Codeine Methadone Fentanyl WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE …

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