Drug stems

-azepam

antianxiety: benzodiazepineExample: Lorazepam (Ativan)

-azosin

Antihypertensive—Alpha blockerExample: Terazosin (Hytrin)

-caine

local anestheticExample: Lidocaine (Xylocaine)

Cef-

antibiotic—CephallosporinsExample: Cefazolin (Kefzol)

-cillin

Antibiotic—Penicillin Example: Amoxicillin (Amoxil)

-conazole

Antifungal—SystemicExample: Fluconazole (Diflucan)

-curium-curonium

Neuromuscular blockerExample: Mivacurium (Mivacron)Example: Rocuronium (Zemuron)

Estr-

Estrogens Example: Estradiol (Estrace)

-etanide

Diuretic——LoopExample: Bumetanide (Bumex)

-fibrate

AntihyperdipemicExample: Fenofibrate (Ticior)

-gliptin

Oral hypoglycemic-- DPP4 inhibitor

-lukast

Antiasthmatic /Antiallergy Example: Montelukast (Singular)

-mab

Monoclonal antibodies Example: Adalimumab (Humira)

-micin

AntibioticExample: Gentmicin (Garamycin)

-mycin

AntibioticExample: Vancomycin (Vancocin)

-alol

Beta blockerExample: Metoprolol (Lopressor)

-alone

Corticosteroid Example: Prednisolone (Orapred)

-oxacin

Antibiotic--Fluoroquinolone Example: Ciprofloxacin

-pezil

Alzheimer's treatment Example: Donepezil (Aricept)

-pidem

Hypnotic Example: Zolpidem (Ambien)

-platin

Antineoplastic Example: Cisplatin (Platinol)

-prazole

AntiulcerExample: Lansoprazole (Prevacid)

-pril

ACE inhibitorExample: Lisinopril (Prinivil)

-profen

Anti-inflammatory agents Example: Ibuprofen (Motrin)

-sartan

Antihypertensive-- Angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB)Example: Losartan (Cozaar)

-semide

Diuretic--LoopExample: Furosemide (Lasix)

-setron

Serotonin receptor antagonist Example: Ondansetron (Zofran)

-statin

Antihyperlipidemic--HMGCoA reductase inhibitor Example: Atorvastatin (Lipitor)

Sulfa-

Antimicrobial--Sulfonamide Example: Sulfamethoxazole/ trimethoprim (Bactrim)

-terol

Bronchodilator Example: Albuterol (Proventil)

-thiazide

Diuretic--Thiazide Example: Hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDiuril)

-tidine

H2 receptor antagonistExample: Ranitide (Zantac)

-toin

AntiepilepticExample: Phenytoin (Dilantin)

-triptan

Antimigrane agentExample: Sumatriptan

-trptyline

Antidepressant--Tricylic Example: Amitriptyline (Elavil)

-vir

Antiviral Example: Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)