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Common Drugs and Their Usage

Common Drugs and Their Usage


Anaesthetics ::  It is a drug that induces insensitivity to pain.


Antiflatulent  ::   It is a drug that reduces intestinal gas






Antipyretics  ::  It is a drug used to lower body temperature.


Analgesics  ::  It is a drug that is used to prevent or relieve pain. Example. Aspirin.


Antibiotics ::  It is a drug that inhibits the growth of or destroys micro – organisms. Example. Penicillin.






Antihistamines ::  It is a drug used to relieve symptoms of cold and allergies.


Antispasmodic  ::  It is a drug used to relieve spasm of involuntary muscle usually in stomach.


Antacid ::  It is a drug used for preventing or correcting acidity, especially in the stomach.


Diuretics ::  It is a drug that promotes the production of urine.


Laxative ::  It is a drug used to provide relief in constitpation.

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