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Treat hypertension of many causes, most commonly essential hypertension
Antihypertensives
Manage Moderate to severe pain
Opioid analgesics
used to treat and prevent attacks of angina
Antianginals
Lower fever from many causes (infection, inflammation, and neoplasms)
Antipyretic
Suppression of cardiac arrhythmias
Antiarrhythmics
Treat reversible airway obstruction due to asthma or COPD
Bronchodilator
Treat or prevent constipation or to prepare the bowel for radiologic or endoscopic procedures
Laxative
Prevention and treatment of thromboembolic disorders including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization
Anticoagulants
Control mild to moderate pain and/or fever
Nonopioid analgesics
Treat hypertension or edema due to CHF or other causes
Diuretic
Manage type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus
Antidiabetics
Treat and prevent various bacterial infections
Anti-infective
Used to manage nausea and vomiting of many causes
Antiemetics
Relieve symptoms associated with allergies and as adjunctive therapy in anaphylactic reactions. Some treat mothion sickness and insomnia
Antihistamine
Provide sedation, usually prior to procedures, or to manage insomnia
sedative/hypnotic