Pharmacology Classification

Pharmacology Classification

  • Antacid:Reduce production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
  • Antianemics: Increase the production of red blood cells.
  • Anticholinergic :Decrease Oral Secretion.
  • Antirheumatics :Antirheumatics include drugs, which are used to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Anticoagulants: Prevent the formation of clot.
  • Antitussives:Antitussives are medicines that suppress coughing,
  • Anticonvulsant :Management of Seizure and Bipolar disorder.
  • Antidiarrheal :Reduce water in bowels and gastric motility.
  • Antihistamine:Block the release of Histamine.
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors:Used for stomach ulcer.
  • Antihypertensive:Decrease Blood Pressure.
  • Anti-infective :To get rid of infections.
  • Bronchiodilators:Dilate bronchi and bronchioles.
  • Diuretics:Increas excretion of water and sodium.
  • Laxatives:Loosen stool and increase bowel movement.
  • Miotics:Constricts pupils of eye
  • Mitotic:Dilates Pupils.
  • Norcotic/Analgesics:Pain Relievers.
  • NSAIDs:Non Steriodal anti inflammatory drugs :Used in Pain and inflammations.
  • Probiotics:Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are beneficial for health. They are often referred to as ‘good’, ‘helpful’ or ‘healthy’ bacteria.
  • ACE inhibitors:ACE inhibitor blocks the angiotensin-converting-enzyme from converting angiotensin I to angiotensin II.
  • Anthelmintics: are a type of medicine that kills helminths. Helminths are worm-like parasites such as flukes, roundworms, and tapeworms.
  • Antidiabetic :Antidiabetic agents refer to all the different types of medicine involved in the treatment of diabetes.
  • Antidotes:An antidote is a drug, chelating substance, or a chemical that counteracts (neutralizes) the effects of another drug or a poison.
  • Antifungal:Antifungal agents are also called antimycotic agents. They kill or inactivate fungi and are used to treat fungal infections (including yeast infections).
  • Contraceptives are the medicines and other devices that are used to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
  • Decongestants are medicines that relieve congestion by reducing swelling, inflammation and mucus formation.
  • H2 antagonist:H2 antagonists block histamine-induced gastric acid secretion from the parietal cells of the gastric mucosa (lining of the stomach).
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