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IMMUNO SUPPRESSANTS
prevent rejection of an organ following a transplant
THYROID STIMULATING HORMONES
given for thyroid deficiency
HORMONES
replace glandular screations that are lacking or to reduce inflammation
ANTILIPEMICS
reduce cholesterol formation
HYPNOTICS
ordered to induce sleep
ANTINEOPLASTICS
used to treat carcinomas
ANTISEPTIC THROAT LOZENGES
used to treat a minor sore throat
POTASSIUM SUPPLEMENTS
help to replace potassium expelled in urine
PARASYMPATHOLYTICS
given pre-operatively to inhibit secreations
IRON DEFICIENCY TREATMENTS
used to treat anemia
ANTIHISTAMINES
used to treat allergic reactions & post operative nausea & vomiting
VITAMINS
essential for maintenance of normal body funstion
BRONCHODILATORS
provide relief from broncho spasms
GLUCOCORTICOIDS OR CORTICOSTEROIDS
used to treat inflammatory conditions & severe allergic reactions
ORAL HYPOGLYCEMICS
controls hypoglycemia in stable or mild conditions of diabetes mellitus
INSULINS
necessary for metabolism of carbohydrates