Pharmacology Class Identifications

  1. Adsorbent
    A material that sorbs another substance
  2. Antiarrhythic
    Preventing or alleviating irregularities in the force or rhythm of the heart.
  3. Antispasmonic
    A drug that suppresses muscle spasms.
  4. Analgesic
    An agent that relieves pain without causing loss of consciousness
  5. Antipyretic
    A drug that relieves or reducing fever
  6. Antispasmodic
    A drug used to relieve or prevent spasms
  7. Benzodiazapene
    Antianxiety agents, muscle relaxants, sedatives, hypnotics
  8. Calcium channel blocker
    A chemical that disrupts the movement of calcium through calcium channels
  9. Anticholinergic
    Inhibiting or blocking the physiological action of acetylcholine at a receptor site
  10. Beta-blocking agents
    Reduce heart rate and blood pressure
  11. Corticosteriods
    Decrease inflammation; immunosuppressant
  12. Narcotic anagesics
    Relieve pain and relieve or surppress cough
  13. Sympathomimetics
    Increase blood pressure, heart rate, and cardiac output; constrict blood vessels
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Pharmacology Class Identifications
MEDIC 2013