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  1. SMU135 said:

    Pharmacology Mnemonics

    Please post only Pharmacology mnemonics here.
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Pulmonary infiltrations inducing drugs

    Pulmonary infiltrations inducing drugs

    "Go BAN Me!":
    Gold
    Bleomycin/ Busulphan/ BCNU
    Amiodarone/ Acyclovir/ Azathioprine
    Nitrofurantoin
    Melphalan/ Methotrexate/ Methysergide
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Respiratory depression inducing drugs

    Respiratory depression inducing drugs

    "STOP breathing":
    Sedatives and hypnotics
    Trimethoprim
    Opiates
    Polymyxins
     
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    Monoamine oxidase inhibitors: members

    Monoamine oxidase inhibitors: members

    "PIT of despair":
    Phenelzine
    Isocarboxazid
    Tranylcypromine
    A pit of despair, since MAOs treat depression.
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Gynaecomastia-causing drugs

    Gynaecomastia-causing drugs

    DISCOS:
    Digoxin
    Isoniazid
    Spironolactone
    Cimetidine
    Oestrogens
    Stilboestrol
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Sulfonamides: common characteristics

    Sulfonamides: common characteristics

    SULFA:
    Steven-Johnson syndrome/ Skin rash / Solubility low
    Urine precipitation/ Useful for UTI
    Large spectrum (gram positives and negatives)
    Folic acids synthesis blocker (as well as synthesis of nucleic acids)
    Analog of PABA
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Muscarinic effects

    Muscarinic effects

    SLUG BAM:
    Salivation/ Secretions/ Sweating
    Lacrimation
    Urination
    Gastrointestinal upset
    Bradycardia/ Bronchoconstriction/ Bowel movement
    Abdominal cramps/ Anorexia
    Miosis
     
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    Asclepius1 said:

    Clopidogrel: use

    Clopidogrel: use

    CLOPIdogrel is a drug that prevents
    CLots, an Oral Platelet Inhibitor (OPI).
     
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    Morphine: side-effects

    Morphine: side-effects

    MORPHINE:
    Myosis
    Out of it (sedation)
    Respiratory depression
    Pneumonia (aspiration)
    Hypotension
    Infrequency (constipation, urinary retention)
    Nausea
    Emesis
     
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    Methyldopa: side effects

    Methyldopa: side effects

    METHYLDOPA:
    Mental retardation
    Electrolyte imbalance
    Tolerance
    Headache/ Hepatotoxicity
    psYcological upset
    Lactation in female
    Dry mouth
    Oedema
    Parkinsonism
    Anaemia (haemolytic)
     
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