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Pharmacology Mnemonics

Related to classification
2- TCAs are made by DAD INC
D Doxepin
A Amitriptyline
D Despramine
I Imipramine
N Nortriptyline
C Clomipramine
2- Parkinsonian drugs
S- Selegiline
A- Anti-cholinergics
L- L-dopa (with carbidopa)
A- Amantadine
D- Dopamine post-synaptic agonists (bromocriptine, pergolide, lisuride)
3- the PPIs
OLPER(milk )
4- Gen anesthetics
5- K sparing diuretscs
related to adverse effects
  • Lithium
L Leukocytosis
I Insipidus diabetes
T Tremor/ Teratogenesis
H Hypothyroidism
  • NaValproate( Valproic acid) VALPROATE
V vomiting
A alopecia(hair loss)
L liver toxicity
P pancreatitis
R retention of fat(weight gain)
O oedema(peripheral)
A apetite increase
T tremor
E enzyme inhibitor(liver)
  • Phenytoin PHENYTOIN
P p450 induce
H hirsutism
E enlarged gums
N nystagmus
Y yellow browning of skin
T teratogenic
O osteoporosis
I interference with B-12 met(anemia)
N neuropathies(peripheral n vertigo,ataxia,headache)
me gc ca hero hu
m miosis
e emisis
g git nausea vomiting constipation
c cough reflx spression
c cvs bradycardia n hypotnsion
a analgesia
h histamin release
e euphoria
r respiratory depression
o o to remember that 4 mOrphin
h hormone release effct
u uterine smooth muscl delay 2nd stage of labour
********Related to uses
1- Carbamazepine
Cranial nerve neuralgia
Bipolar disorder
Zeisures !
Carbamazepine ADRs
Aplastic anemia
Megaloblastic anemia
Exfoliative dermatitis
ADH hypersecretion
Lethargy (CNS depression)
Colchicine ADRs

P eripheral neuropathy


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