cheat sheet

  1. -alol
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: combined alpha & beta blockers
    • ex: labetalol
    • medroxalol
  2. -andr-
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: androgens
    • ex: nandrolone
  3. -anserin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: serotonin receptor antagonists
    • ex: altanserin
    • tropanserin
  4. -arabine
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antineoplastics
    • stem: arabinofuranosyl derivatives
    • ex: fludarabine
  5. -ase
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: enzymes
    • ex: alglucerase
    • domase alfa
  6. -azepam
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-anxiety agents
    • stem: diazepam type
    • ex: lorazepam
  7. -azosin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-hypertensives 
    • stem: prazosin type
    • ex: doxazosin
  8. -bactam
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: beta-lactamase inhibitors
    • ex: sulbactam
  9. -bamate
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: tranquilizers/antiepilectics
    • ex: meprobamate
    • felbamate
  10. -barb
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: barbituric acid derivatives
    • ex: phenobarbital
  11. -butazone
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-inflammatory analgesics
    • stem: pheylbutazone type
    • ex/: mofebutazone
  12. -caine
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: local anesthetics
    • ex: dibucaine
  13. cef-
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: cephalosporins
    • ex:cefazolin
  14. -cillin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class:penicillins
    • ex: ampicillin
  15. -conazole
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antifungals 
    • stem: miconazole type
    • ex: fluconazole
    • oxiconazole
  16. -cort-
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: cortisone derivatives
    • ex: hydrocortisone
  17. -curium
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: neuromuscular blocking agents
    • ex: atracurium
  18. -cycline
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antibiotics
    • stem: tetracycline type
    • ex: minocycline
  19. -dralazine
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antihypertensives
    • stem: hydrazine-phthalazines
    • ex: hydralazine
  20. -erg-
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: ergot alkaloid derivatives
    • ex: pergolide
  21. estr-
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: estrogens
    • ex: estrone
  22. -fibrate
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antihyperlipidemics
    • ex: bezafibrate
  23. -flurane
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: inhalation anesthetics 
    • ex: enflurane
    • isoflurane
  24. -gest-
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: progestins
    • ex: megestrol
  25. -irudin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anticoagulants
    • ex: desirudin
  26. -leukin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: interleukine-2 derivatives
    • ex: teceleukin
    • aldesleukin
  27. -lukast
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: leukotriene antagonists
    • ex: montelukast
    • zafirlukast
  28. -mab
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: monoclonal antibodies
    • ex: capromab
    • daclizumab
    • detumomab
  29. -mantadine
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antivirals
    • ex: rimantadine
  30. -monam
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: monobactam antibiotics
    • ex: gloximonam
  31. -mustine
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-neoplastics
    • ex: carmustine
  32. -mycin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antibiotics 
    • stem: streptomyces strains
    • ex: lincomycin
  33. -olol
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: beta-blockers
    • stem: propranolol type
    • ex: timolol
    • atenolol
  34. -olone
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: steroids
    • stem: NO prednisone derivatives
    • ex: minaxolone
  35. -oxacin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antibiotics
    • stem: quinolone derivatives
    • ex: difloxacin
    • ciprofloxacin
  36. -pamide
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: diuretics
    • stem: sulfamoylbenzoic acid derivatives 
    • ex: adipamide
  37. -pamil 
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: coronary vasodilators
    • ex: tiapamil
  38. -parin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: heparin derivatives and low molecular weight
    • stem: depolarized heparins
  39. -peridol
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antipsychotics
    • stem: haloperidol
    • ex: haloperidol
  40. -poetin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: erythropoietins
    • ex: epoetin alfa
    • epoetin beta
  41. -pramine
    class 
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antidepressants
    • stem: imipramine type
    • ex: iofepramine
  42. -pred
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: prednisone derivatives
    • ex: prednicarbate
    • cloprednol
  43. -pril 
    class 
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-hyertensives
    • stem: ACE inhibitors
    • ex: analapril 
    • temocapril
    • spirapril
  44. -profen
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-inflammatory, analgesics agents
    • stem: ibuprofen type
    • ex: flurbiprofen
  45. -rubicin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class:anti-neoplastic antibiotics
    • stem: daunorubicin type
    • ex: epirubicin
    • idarubicin
  46. -sartan
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: angiotensin II receptor antgonists
    • ex: losartan
    • eprosartan
  47. -sulfa
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antibiotics 
    • stem: sulfonamide derivatives
    • ex: sulfasalazine
  48. -thiazide
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: diuretics 
    • stem: thiazide derivatives 
    • ex: chlorothiazide
  49. -tocin 
    class 
    stem
    ex/
    • class: oxytocin derivatives
    • ex: oxytocin
    • pitocin
  50. -trexate
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-metabolites
    • stem: folic acid derivatives 
    • ex: methotrexate
  51. -triptyline
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antidepressants
    • ex: amitriptyline
  52. -uracil 
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: thyroid antagonists and anti-neoplastics
    • stem: uracil derivatives
    • ex: fluorouracil
  53. -vastatin
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: anti-perlipidemics
    • stem: HMG-CoA inhibitors
    • ex: lovastatin
    • simvastatin
  54. vir-/-vir-/-vir
    class
    stem
    ex/
    • class: antiviral substances
    • stem: undefined group
    • ex: viroxime 
    • envirodyne
    • ganciclovir
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common drug name stems cheat sheet
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