Drug categories

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Drug categories

  1. 1. Drug Categories
  2. 2. Types of Drugs Cardiovascular System Antihypertensives Drugs for Angina Other drugs acting on the heart
  3. 3. Respiratory System Cough Syrups Anti asthamatic Drugs
  4. 4. Acting on the GIT Anti emetics eg Domperidone Acting on the Acidity eg Omeprazole Drugs acting on digestion Drugs for Constipation and Diarrhea
  5. 5. Drugs acting on CNS Anticonvulsants Antidepressants etc
  6. 6. Acting on the Blood Iron Tonics Stopping bleeding  Vitamin K  Ethamsylate
  7. 7. Antibiotics They kill the bacteria causing infection and treat the patient  Ciprofloxacin  Cefadroxil  Ceftriaxone  Amoxycillin
  8. 8. Pain killers and Antiinflammatory Commonly NSAIDS  Eg Diclofenac  Paracetamol Steroids  Eg Dexamethasone
  9. 9. Skin agents Steroids eg Baclomethasone Antibacterial eg Neomycin cream Antifungal eg Clotrimazole cream Anti scabies eg Gamma benzene hexachloride
  10. 10. Energy Supplements Protein supplement Multivitamins Minerals
  11. 11. Thank You

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