Common prefixes and suffixes

  1. -cillin
    • Penicillins
    • Antibiotics
    • e.g. amoxicillin
  2. ceph-
    cef-
    • Cephalosporins
    • Antibiotics
    • e.g. cefdinir
  3. -thromycin
    • Macrolide
    • Antibiotics
    • e.g. clarithromycin
  4. -damycin
    • Lincosamide
    • Antibiotics
    • e.g. clindamycin
  5. -cycline
    • Tetracylines
    • Antibiotics
    • e.g. minocycline
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Common prefixes and suffixes
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This is a list of the commonly used drug prefixes and suffixes
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