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Glossary of Pharmaceuticals - Effects

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Dexamethasone
Anti-inflammatory, Immunosuppressant, Glucocorticoid
Bartiturates
CNS Depressant, Sedation, Anesthesia
Diuretics
Promotes Urination, Sodium Expulsion, Asprin Expulsion
Epinephrine
Stimulate Heartrate, Counteract Allergic Effects
Clozapine
Blocks receptors for Dopamine type-4, seratonin-2, norepinephrine, acetylcholine, and histamine.
Warfarin
Inhibits synthesis of clotting factors.
Methotrexate
Antimetabolite, Cellular Metabolism Blocker
Ephedrine
CNS Stimulant, Bronchodilator, Decongestant
Valporic Acid
Increases GABA
Isoniazid
Anti-bacterial
Fluoroquinolones
Inhibit bacterial DNA gyrase and topoisomerase II enzyme.
Clonidine
Antihypertensive, Reduces CNS messages, slows heartrate, reduces blood pressure.
Niacin
Reduces triglyceride & cholesteral by reducing protines that transport glyceride.
Tetracycline
Broad Spectrum Antibiotic, Inhibition of Prokaryotic 70S Ribosome
Ethosuximide
Not known for certain, suspected T-type calcium channel blocker.
Captopril
ACE inhibitor
Prednisone
Immunosuppressant
Nifedipine
Dihydropyridine, Calcium Channel Blocker
Nitroglycerin
Vasodilator
Quinidine
Decreases speed of electrical conduction in the heart.

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