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Glossary of Core Concepts in Pharmacology Ch 28 - Matching

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Novolin L
insulin
glipizide (Glucotrol)
oral hypoglycemic
levothyroxine (Levothyroid, Synthroid, Eltroxin, Levoxyl, Levo-T)
thyroid

*synthetic T4
propylthiouracil (PTU)
antithyroid
radioactive iodine (Iodotope)
antithyroid

*may take 2-3 months for full therapeutic effect
methimazole (Tapazole)
antithyroid

*10x more potent than propylthioruacil (PTU)
liothyronine (Cytomel)
thyroid

*synthetic T3
liotrix (Euthroid, Thyrolar)
thyroid

*mix of synthetic T3 & T4
hydrocortisone (Solu-cortef)
corticosteroid

*short-acting w/mineralocorticoid activity
fludrocortisone (Florinef)
corticosteroid

*long-acting w/mineralocorticoid activity
dexamethasone (Decadron, Dexasone, Hexadrol, Maxidex)
corticosteroid

*IV, ophthalmic, topical, intranasal, inhalation, & IM forms available

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