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

-cillin

A
TCAs
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B
H2 Blockers
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C
Penicillins
D
Antifungal Drugs
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Question 2

-triptyline

A
TCAs
B
Tetracyclines
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C
TZDs
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D
Antifungal drugs
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Question 3

-terol

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

-barbital

A
ACE inhibitos
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B
Inhaled anesthetics
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C
Beta Blockers
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D
Barbiturates
Question 5

-pril

A
ARBs
B
TCAs
C
TZDs
D
ACE inhibitors
Question 6

-caine

A
Local anesthetics
B
Inhaled anesthetics
C
Neuroleptics
D
Cholinesterase inhibitors
Question 7

-mustine

A
Nitrosoureas
B
Protease inhibitors
C
Methylxanthines
D
Neuroleptics
Question 8

-ane

A
Inhaled anesthetics
B
TCA
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C
Antihelmentic
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D
Phenothiazines
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Question 9

-tropin

A
Methylxanthines
B
Benzodiazapine
C
Antifungal drugs
D
Pituitary hormone
Question 10

-tidine

A
Bisphosphonate
B
Local anesthetics
C
H2 blockers
D
Neuromuclular blockers
Question 11

-conazole

A
Protease inhibitors
B
Nitrosoureas
C
Antifungal drugs
D
Antihelmentic drugs
Question 12

-azine

A
Tetracyclines
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B
Muscarinic agents
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C
Local anesthetics
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D
Phenothiazines
Question 13

-chol

A
H2 blockers
B
Cholenergics
Hint:
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C
Pituitary hormone
D
Nitrosoureas
Question 14

-ipramine

A
TCAs
B
ARBs
C
Methylxanthines
D
Nitrosoureas
Question 15

-glitizone

A
Barbiturates
B
TZDs
C
Cholinesterase inhibitors
D
Tetracyclines
Question 16

-statin

A
Calcium channel blockers
B
HMG CoA reductase
C
Cardiac glycocide
D
Methylzanthines
Question 17

-sartan

A
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
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B
ARBs
C
TZDs
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D
ACE inhibitors
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Question 18

-olol

A
Beta 2 agonists
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B
Beta blockers
C
Alpha 1 blockers
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D
ARBs
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Question 19

-azepam

A
Cholenergics
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B
Benzodiazapines
C
Neuroleptics
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D
Muscarinic agonists
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Question 20

-glitizone

A
TCAs
B
ARBs
C
ACE inhibitors
D
TZDs
Question 21

-bendazole

A
H2 antagonists
B
Antihelmentic drugs
C
Antifungal drugs
D
TCA
Question 22

-dronate

A
TCA
B
Cardiac glycocide
C
Bisphosphonate
D
Penecillins
Question 23

-stigmine

A
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
B
TZDs
C
Cholinesterase inhibitors
D
TCAs
Question 24

-zosin

A
Pituitary hormone
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B
Inhaled anesthetics
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C
Alpha 1 blockers
D
HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
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Question 25

-navir

A
Protease inhibitors
B
Beta 2 agonists
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C
Antivirals
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D
Tetracycline Drugs
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Question 26

-ipramine

A
ARBs
B
TZDs
C
TCAs
D
ACE inhibitors
Question 27

-dipine

A
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
B
Benzodiazapine
C
TCAs
D
Tetracyclines
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