Pharmacology Medications to Know

Here is a list of the pharmacology medications I recommend studying in order to prepare for your pharmacology test:

 

Benzodiazepines (alprazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, chlordiazepoxide)
buspirone
SSRIs (paroxetine, sertraline, fluoxetine)
Atypical antidepressants (buproprion, trazodone)
amitripyline
phenelzine
lithium
Bipolar meds (carbamazepine, valproic acid)
Conventional antipsychotic meds (chloropromazine, haloperidol)
Atypical antipsychotic meds (risperidone, clozapine)
ADHD meds (methylphenidate, amphetamine mixture)
Meds for alcohol withdrawal
Meds to promote abstenence from alcohol
Meds for opioid and nicotine withdrawal
Cholinergics (neostigmine, pyridostigmine, edrophonium)
levodopa/carbidopa
benztropine
Antiepileptics (phenytoin, lamotrigine)
timolol (eye drops)
acetazolamide
ciprofloxacin with hydrocortisone
Neuromuscular blocking agents (succinylcholine, pancuronium)
dantrolene
baclofen
bethanechol
oxybutynin
zolpidem
Sedatives/hypnotics (pentobarbital, propofol, midazolam)
Beta 2 adrenergic agonists (albuterol, salmeterol)
theophylline
ipratropium
beclomethasone
prednisone
Leukotriene modifiers (montelukast, zafirlukast)
codeine
guaifenesin
acetylcysteine
Decongestants (phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine)
Antihistamines (diphenhydramine, loratidine)
Nasal Glucocorticoids (mometasone, fluticasone, budesonide)
furosemide
hydrochlorothiazide
spironlactone
mannitol
ACE inhibitors (captopril, lisinopril)
Angiotensin II Receptor blockers (losartan, valsartan)
Calcium channel blockers (diltiazem, verapamil, nifedipine)
clonidine
Beta 1 blockers (metoprolol, atenolol)
Non-selective beta blockers (propranolol, carvedilol, labetaolol)
nitroprusside
digoxin
Adrenergic Agonists (epinephrine, dopamine, dobutamine)
nitroglycerin
Antidysrhythmic Class I (procainamide, lidocaine)
Antidysrhythmic Class II (propranolol)
Antidysrhythmic Class III (amiodarone)
Antidysrhythmic Class IV (varapamil, diltiazem)
Statins (atorvastatin, simvastatin)
ezetimibe
colesevelam
niacin, nicotinic acid
gemfibrozil
heparin
warfarin
rivaroxaban
Antiplatelets (aspririn, abciximab, clopidogrel)
Thrombolytic meds (alteplase, reteplase)
epoetin alfa
filgrastim
Histamine 2 receptor antagonists (ranitidine, famotidine)
PPIs (omeprazole, pantoprazole)
sucralfate
Antacids (aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, sodium bicarbonate, calcium carbonate)
misoprostol
ondansetron
Laxatives (psyllium, docusate sodium, bisacodyl, magnesium hydroxide)
lactulose
Antidiarrheal (loperamide, diphenoxylate plus atropine)
metoclopramide
IBS meds (alosetron, lubiprostone)
sulfasalazine
ferrous sulfate, iron dextran
conjugated equine estrogen, estradiol
medroxyprogesterone
testosterone
finasteride
tamsulosin
sildenafil
oxytocin
terbutaline sulfate
meperidine hydrochloride
methotrexate
cyclosporine
raloxifene
alendronate
calcitonin-salmon
NSAIDS (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen)
acetaminophen
Opioid agonists (morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone)
naloxone
Anti-gout meds (colchine, probenecid, allopurinol)
ergotamine
sumatriptan
lidocaine
insulins (lispro, regular, NPH, insulin glargine)
Sulfonylureas (glipizide, glyburide)
repaglinide
metformin
pioglitazone
acarbose
glucagon
levothyroxine
propylthiouracil
radioactive iodine
strong iodine solution
somatropin
Antidiuretic hormones (vasopressin, desmopressin)
hydrocortisone
doxorubicin
vincristine
cyclphosphamide
leuprolide
tamoxifen
interferon alfa-2b
penicillin, amoxicillin
Cephalosporins (cephalexin, cefazolin, ceftriaxone)
imipenem-cilastatin
vancomycin
tetracycline
Macrolides (erythromycin, zithromax)
gentamicin
UTI antibiotics (sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim, nitrofurantoin, ciprofloxacin)
phenazopyridine
TB meds (isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, ethambutol)
metronidazole
Antifungal meds (amphotericin B, ketoconazole)
Antiviral meds (acyclovir, ganciclovir)

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