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Friday, 7 September 2007

DRUG CODES

caine= local anesthetics

ceph/cef - cephalosporin
cillin= antibiotics

cycline – tetracycline (s/e: stains teeth and stunted growth for children)
dine= anti-ulcer agents
done= opiod analgesics
ide= oral hypoglycemics
iam= antianxiety agents

mab – monoclonal anti-bodies
micin= antibiotics
nium= neuromuscular blocking agents
olol= beta blockers
ole= anti-fungal
oxacin= antibiotics
pam= antianxiety agents

pine: calcium channel blockers

pril= ace inhibitors
sone= steroids
statin= antihyperlipidemics

stigmine -cholinergic


vir= antivirals
zide= diuretics

phylline - bronchodilator

cal- calcium

done- opiods

ase- enzyme

line - bronchodilator

vir- antiviral

zide - diuretics

dine - anti-ulcer

ide- oral hyoglycemics

iam-anxiolytics


I would like to give some general rules regarding psychiatry drugs:
1) Cannot be taken with alcohol, stimulants,depressants.
2) Cannot be given to pregnant, lactatingand patients with glaucoma.
3) Cannot be abruptly stooped but mus be tapered slowly
4) All are given after meals except anti anxiety agents( because food interferes with their absorption)
5) All psychiatry drugs have anti cholinergic side effects:
Dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention

2 comments:

Philippine said...

Keep it up! Love your articles!

Weng said...

tnx a lot.. u can contribute also some infos if u want to.. tnx.

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