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Local AnaestheticSimplest structure, no longer used clinically
Local AnaestheticSimple structure, many clinical uses
Local AnaestheticNo amine group so 0% ionised
Local AnaestheticAmine group quaternary so 100% ionised
Local AnaestheticUsed in epidurals.
Local AnaestheticUsed for intravenous regional anaesthesia.
Local AnaestheticUsed for spinal anaesthesia
Local AnaestheticNumbness outlasts presence of drug in the body.
Injection General AnaestheticA Barbiturate, anaesthesia but no analgesia.
Injection General AnaestheticRapidly metabolised but expensive
Injection General AnaestheticHigh therapeutic index
Injection General AnaestheticA Benzodiazapine, used for endoscopy
Injection General AnaestheticDissociative Anaesthetic that is a NMDA channel blocker
Inhalation General AnaestheticGas
Inhalation General AnaestheticVolatile liquid which daughter drugs are now used clinically.
Inhalation General Anaesthetic
Inhalation General Anaesthetic
Inhalation General Anaesthetic
OpioidStrong analgesic used in palliative care.
OpioidMost commonly sought by addicts.
OpioidWeak analgesic often combined with paracetemol to create co-codamol.
OpioidUsed in slow release oral tablet.
OpioidLong acting opioid, often given to reduce withdrawal symptoms.
OpioidPain killer used in childbirth as won't depress baby respiratory system.
OpioidNew drug which is a mu antagonist but a kappa agonist.
OpioidOpioid often used in patch form
OpioidOpioid with a very short biological half life.
Opioida mu partial agonist with reduced risk of causing respiratory depression.
Opioidweak mu agonist but more commonly used for its action as a NA reuptake inhibitor
Opioidopioid antagonist
Opioidopioid antagonist
OpioidNON OPIOID but derived from, used as a cough suppressor
Drug for Movement Disorders
Drug for Movement DisordersD2 Receptor agonist
Drug for Movement DisordersD2 Receptor agonist
Drug for Movement DisordersD2 Receptor agonist
Drug for Movement DisordersInhibitor of MAOb
Drug for Movement DisordersInhibitor of MAOb
Drug for Movement DisordersAnticholinergic
Drug for Movement DisordersAnticholinergic
Drug for Movement DisordersAnticholinergic
Drug for Movement DisordersMechanism unknown, benefit found accidentally.
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Drug for Movement DisordersNMDA antagonist
Drug for Movement DisordersCOMT inhibitor
Drug for Movement DisordersCOMT inhibitor
Drug for Movement DisordersExtracerebral decarboxylase inhibitor.
Drug for Movement DisordersExtracerebral decarboxylase inhibitor
Anxiolytic BenzodiazapineRohypnol
Anxiolytic BenzodiazapineWeak
Anxiolytic BenzodiazapineIncreasing Strength
Anxiolytic BenzodiazapineIncreasing Strength
Anxiolytic BenzodiazapineIncreasing Strength
Anxiolytic BenzodiazapineStrong
Anxioytic5-HT1 receptor agonist
Anxioytic5-HT1 receptor agonist
Anxioytic5-HT1 receptor agonist
AnxioyticBeta Blocker, but won't cross bob very well
HypnoticNYTOL
Anti-convulsantGroup of drugs that potentiate GABA at receptor.
Anti-convulsantBarbiturate that potentiates GABA at receptor
Anti-convulsantPotentiates GABA at receptor and blocks NMDA receptors
Anti-convulsantPotentiates GABA at receptor.
Anti-convulsantInhibits GABA transaminase
Anti-convulsantPotentiates GABA, inhibits degradation of GABA and inhibits Na+ channels.
Anti-convulsantInhibits GABA reuptake.
Anti-convulsantNa+ channel blocker
Anti-convulsantNa+ and Ca+ channel blocker
Anti-convulsantNa+ and Ca+ channel blocker
Anti-convulsantCa+ channel blocker
Anti-convulsantCa+ channel blocker
Dementia DrugCholinesterase Inhibitor
Dementia DrugCholinesterase Inhibitor
Dementia DrugCholinesterase Inhibitor
Dementia DrugPartial NMDA receptor antagonist, neuroprotective
Anti-depressant - typicalMAO inhibitor
Anti-depressant - typicalMAO inhibitor
Anti-depressant - typicalMAO inhibitor (irreversible)
Anti-depressant - typicalTCA
Anti-depressant - typicalTCA
Anti-depressant - typicalTCA
Anti-depressant - typicalTCA
Anti-depressant - typicalSSRI
Anti-depressant - typicalSSRI
Anti-depressant - typicalSSRI
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Anti-depressant - typicalNARI
Anti-depressant - atypicalSNRI
Anti-depressant - atypical5-HT antagonist and SSRI
Anti-depressant - atypical5-HT antagonist and SNRI
Anti-depressant - atypicalalpha2 adrenoreceptor and 5-HT antagonists
Anti-depressant - atypicalalpha2 adrenoreceptor and 5-HT antagonists
Anti-depressant - mood stabiliserOften used to treat bipolar disorder
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Phenothiazine
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Phenothiazine
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Phenothiazine
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Phenothiazine
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Phenothiazine
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Phenothiazine
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Butyrophenone
Antipsychotic Drug - typicalD2 antagonist Butyrophenone
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist
Antipsychotic Drug - atypical5 HT and D2 antagonist (D2 partial)
Cognitive Enhancer for ADHDRitalin
Cognitive Enhancer for ADHD
Cognitive Enhancer for ADHDNAT inhibitor
Anti-obesitySympathomimetic
Anti-obesity5-HT reuptake inhibitor
Anti-obesityNA/5-HT reuptake inhibitor
Anti-obesityCB1 receptor inhibitor
Anti-obesitySelective 5HT2C receptor agonist
Anti-schizophreniaPhenothiazine, D1, D2 antagonist
Anti-schizophreniaButyrophenone D2 antagonist
Anti-schizophreniaDibenzodiazepine D2, D4, 5 HT2 and alpha2 antagonist
Anti-schizophreniaBenzamide, selective for D2
Antibiotic for Meningitis
Antibiotic for Meningitis
Antibiotic for Meningitis
Antibiotic for Meningitis
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