Drug Flash Cards

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Abaloparatide is a novel, synthetic peptide analog of parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP), approved by FDA for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. 

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Aceclofenac is an anti-inflammatory drug provides symptomatic relief in a variety of painful inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis  and ankylosing spondylitis. It is well tolerated with improved gastrointestinal tolerability relative to other NSAIDs.

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Acetaminophen is a centrally acting analgesic and anti-pyretic. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fever.

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Allopurinol is a structural analog of the natural purine base, hypoxanthine. It is considered to be one of the most effective drugs used to decrease urate levels and is approved by the FDA for management of gout, calcium oxalate stones and cancer therapy-induced hyperuricemia.

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Amtolmetin guacyl is a NSAID which is a non-acidic prodrug of tolmetin sodium and is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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