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Drug The "F" drugs

I don't know if this has been posted before, or if it is present in any book.

*Fomepizole - Alcohol Dehydrogenase Inhibitor
*Felbamate - Blocks NMDA receptor (Anti-convulsant)
*Fentanyl - Opiate used for induction and maintenance of anesthesia
*Finasteride - 5 alpha reductase inhibitor
*Foscarnet - Antiviral (inhibits both viral DNA&RNA polymerase)
*Flecainide - Class 1C anti-arrthymic
*Furosemide - Loop diuretic
*Filgastrim - G-CSF, increases granulocytes
*Flumazenil - reverses BZ overdose
*Fluphenazine - Typical Antipsychotic
*Flunisolide - Glucocorticoid used for Asthma
*Flutamide - Androgen receptor blocker
*Flucytosine, Fluconazole - Antifungals.

Hope this is helpful. Plz let me know if there are any additions.
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Nice! Those 'F' drug names always mess me up - they all sound the same...
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Thanks a lott. they r so irritating
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febuxostat - non nucleoside inhibitor of xanthine oxidase , now being considered as a alternative to allopurinol
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fosphenytoin - antiepileptic used for short term management
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flupentixol- Typical antipsychotic
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Famotidine- H2 Blocker
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Flurazepam - benzodiazepine to treat insomnia
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Fluoxetine- SSRI
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Fosinopril- ACE Inhibitor
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Yup,
The F drugs are quite irritating.,here's an other one
flurbiprofen---NSAID
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