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What is the tx of choice for anaphylactic shock?
Epinephrine (ß2 allows lungs to open up and pt to breathe)
What is the tx of choice for septic shock?
Norepinephrine (α>ß)
What is the tx of choice for cardiogenic shock?
Dobutamine (ß1 agonist)
What is Dopamine's preference for receptor types?
D1>ß>α
- low dose = D1
- med dose = ß
- high dose = α
What category of drugs has the suffix -azole?
Antifungals

e.g. Ketoconazole
What category of drugs has the suffix -cillin?
Antibiotics (ß-Lactam Penicillins)
(bacterial cell wall)

e.g. Methicillin
What category of drugs has the suffix -cycline?
Tetracycline Abx
(inhibit protein synthesis)

e.g. Doxycycline
What category of drugs has the suffix -navir?
Protease inhibitors (antiviral)

e.g. Saquinavir
What category of drugs has the suffix -triptan?
5-HT(1B/1D) agonists
(migraines)

e.g. Sumatriptan
What category of drugs has the suffix -ane?
Inhaled general anesthetics

e.g. Halothane
What category of drugs has the suffix -caine?
Local anesthetics
(blocks fast Na+ channels)

e.g. Lidocaine
What category of drugs has the suffix -operidol?
Butyrophenone
(neuroleptics)

e.g. Haloperidol
What category of drugs has the suffix -azine?
Phenothiazine
(neuroleptic; anti-emetic)

e.g. Chlorpromazine
What category of drugs has the suffix -barbital?
Barbiturates

e.g. Phenobarbital
What category of drugs has the suffix -zolam?
Benzodiazepine

Alprazolam
What category of drugs has the suffix -azepam?
Benzodiazepine

Diazepam
What category of drugs has the suffix -etine?
SSRI
(anti-depressants)

Fluoxetine
What category of drugs has the suffix -ipramine?
TCA
(anti-depressants)

e.g. Imipramine
What category of drugs has the suffix -triptyline?
TCA
(anti-depressants)

Amitryptyline
What category of drugs has the suffix -olol?
ß-Blocker

e.g. Metoprolol, Propranolol
What category of drugs has the suffix -terol?
ß2 Agonist
(asthma)

e.g. Albuterol
What category of drugs has the suffix -zosin?
α1-Blocker

e.g. Prazosin
What category of drugs has the suffix -oxin?
Cardiac glycosides
(inotropic agent)

e.g. Digoxin
What category of drugs has the suffix -pril?
ACE Inhibitor

e.g. Captopril
What category of drugs has the suffix -afil?
PDE Inhibitor
(erectile dysfunction)

e.g. Sildenafil
What category of drugs has the suffix -tropin?
Pituitary hormone

e.g. Somatotropin
What category of drugs has the suffix -tidine?
H2 antagonists
(stomach acid reducer)

e.g. Cimetidine
What category of drugs has the suffix -phylline
Methylxanthines
(PDE Inhibitors)

e.g. Theophylline
What category of drugs has the suffix -dronate?
Bisphosphonates
(osteoporosis)

e.g. Alendronate
What category of drugs has the suffix -sartan?
ARB's
(HTN after ACE-I SE's)

e.g. Losartan, Valsartan
What category of drugs contains the letters -chol-?
Cholinergic (Muscarinic) Agonists

e.g. Bethanechol, carbachol
What category of drugs has the suffix -stigmine?
Anticholinesterase drugs

e.g. Neostigmine, Physostigmine, Pyridostigmine
What category of drugs has the suffix -mustine?
Nitrosureas
(DNA alkylating agents; brain ca. tx; can cross BBB)

e.g. Carmustine
What category of drugs has the suffix -curium or -curonium?
Paralytic drugs
(non-depolarizing NMJ blockers)

e.g. Atracurium, Vecuronium
What category of drugs has the suffix -statin?
HMG CoA reductase inhibitors

e.g. Atorvastatin
What category of drugs has the suffix -glitazone?
Insulin sensitizers

e.g. Rosiglitazone
What category of drugs has the suffix -bendazole?
Anti-parasitics (helminths)

e.g. Mebendazole
What category of drugs has the suffix -dipine?
DHP CCB's

e.g. Nifedipine, Amlodipine