Drug Name Endings (suffixes) Quiz

Each question consists of a suffix for a drug name. Read the suffix and select the drug category that is associated with that medication suffix.

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Question 1

-sartan

A
ARBs
B
TZDs
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C
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
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D
ACE inhibitors
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Question 2

-azepam

A
Neuroleptics
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B
Muscarinic agonists
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C
Cholenergics
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D
Benzodiazapines
Question 3

-terol

A
Benzodiazapines
B
Bisphosphonates
C
Beta 2 agonists
D
Barbiturates
E
Beta blockers
Question 4

-ane

A
TCA
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B
Phenothiazines
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C
Antihelmentic
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D
Inhaled anesthetics
Question 5

-chol

A
H2 blockers
B
Nitrosoureas
C
Pituitary hormone
D
Cholenergics
Hint:
another name for this category is muscarinic agonists
Question 6

-statin

A
Cardiac glycocide
B
Calcium channel blockers
C
HMG CoA reductase
D
Methylzanthines
Question 7

-dronate

A
TCA
B
Bisphosphonate
C
Cardiac glycocide
D
Penecillins
Question 8

-navir

A
Antivirals
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B
Tetracycline Drugs
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C
Protease inhibitors
D
Beta 2 agonists
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Question 9

-conazole

A
Antifungal drugs
B
Nitrosoureas
C
Antihelmentic drugs
D
Protease inhibitors
Question 10

-glitizone

A
TCAs
B
ACE inhibitors
C
TZDs
D
ARBs
Question 11

-tropin

A
Antifungal drugs
B
Pituitary hormone
C
Benzodiazapine
D
Methylxanthines
Question 12

-cillin

A
TCAs
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B
Antifungal Drugs
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C
Penicillins
D
H2 Blockers
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Question 13

-ipramine

A
ACE inhibitors
B
TZDs
C
ARBs
D
TCAs
Question 14

-azine

A
Phenothiazines
B
Muscarinic agents
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C
Tetracyclines
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D
Local anesthetics
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Question 15

-pril

A
TCAs
B
ARBs
C
ACE inhibitors
D
TZDs
Question 16

-barbital

A
Inhaled anesthetics
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B
Beta Blockers
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C
Barbiturates
D
ACE inhibitos
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Question 17

-mustine

A
Nitrosoureas
B
Methylxanthines
C
Protease inhibitors
D
Neuroleptics
Question 18

-stigmine

A
TCAs
B
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
C
Cholinesterase inhibitors
D
TZDs
Question 19

-dipine

A
TCAs
B
Tetracyclines
C
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
D
Benzodiazapine
Question 20

-zosin

A
HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
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B
Pituitary hormone
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C
Inhaled anesthetics
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D
Alpha 1 blockers
Question 21

-triptyline

A
TZDs
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B
Tetracyclines
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C
Antifungal drugs
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D
TCAs
Question 22

-olol

A
Beta blockers
B
Beta 2 agonists
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C
Alpha 1 blockers
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D
ARBs
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Question 23

-glitizone

A
Cholinesterase inhibitors
B
Tetracyclines
C
Barbiturates
D
TZDs
Question 24

-tidine

A
Neuromuclular blockers
B
H2 blockers
C
Bisphosphonate
D
Local anesthetics
Question 25

-bendazole

A
Antihelmentic drugs
B
Antifungal drugs
C
H2 antagonists
D
TCA
Question 26

-caine

A
Cholinesterase inhibitors
B
Neuroleptics
C
Inhaled anesthetics
D
Local anesthetics
Question 27

-ipramine

A
TCAs
B
Nitrosoureas
C
Methylxanthines
D
ARBs
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