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

-statin

A
Cardiac glycocide
B
Methylzanthines
C
Calcium channel blockers
D
HMG CoA reductase
Question 2

-ane

A
Antihelmentic
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B
Phenothiazines
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C
Inhaled anesthetics
D
TCA
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Question 3

-pril

A
ACE inhibitors
B
ARBs
C
TCAs
D
TZDs
Question 4

-barbital

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

-azepam

A
Benzodiazapines
B
Neuroleptics
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C
Cholenergics
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D
Muscarinic agonists
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Question 6

-cillin

A
TCAs
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B
H2 Blockers
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C
Antifungal Drugs
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D
Penicillins
Question 7

-dipine

A
Tetracyclines
B
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
C
Benzodiazapine
D
TCAs
Question 8

-sartan

A
ACE inhibitors
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B
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
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C
ARBs
D
TZDs
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Question 9

-tropin

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

-dronate

A
Cardiac glycocide
B
Penecillins
C
TCA
D
Bisphosphonate
Question 11

-ipramine

A
Nitrosoureas
B
ARBs
C
Methylxanthines
D
TCAs
Question 12

-glitizone

A
ARBs
B
TZDs
C
TCAs
D
ACE inhibitors
Question 13

-olol

A
Alpha 1 blockers
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B
ARBs
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C
Beta blockers
D
Beta 2 agonists
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Question 14

-mustine

A
Neuroleptics
B
Protease inhibitors
C
Methylxanthines
D
Nitrosoureas
Question 15

-zosin

A
Alpha 1 blockers
B
Pituitary hormone
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C
Inhaled anesthetics
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D
HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
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Question 16

-ipramine

A
ACE inhibitors
B
ARBs
C
TZDs
D
TCAs
Question 17

-bendazole

A
Antifungal drugs
B
Antihelmentic drugs
C
H2 antagonists
D
TCA
Question 18

-glitizone

A
TZDs
B
Tetracyclines
C
Cholinesterase inhibitors
D
Barbiturates
Question 19

-triptyline

A
TCAs
B
Tetracyclines
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C
Antifungal drugs
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D
TZDs
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Question 20

-stigmine

A
Cholinesterase inhibitors
B
Dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
C
TCAs
D
TZDs
Question 21

-terol

A
Barbiturates
B
Beta blockers
C
Bisphosphonates
D
Beta 2 agonists
E
Benzodiazapines
Question 22

-caine

A
Neuroleptics
B
Cholinesterase inhibitors
C
Inhaled anesthetics
D
Local anesthetics
Question 23

-tidine

A
Local anesthetics
B
H2 blockers
C
Bisphosphonate
D
Neuromuclular blockers
Question 24

-conazole

A
Antifungal drugs
B
Nitrosoureas
C
Protease inhibitors
D
Antihelmentic drugs
Question 25

-navir

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

-azine

A
Muscarinic agents
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B
Local anesthetics
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C
Tetracyclines
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D
Phenothiazines
Question 27

-chol

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