Common Drugs and Their Usage

Drugs/Medicine
Use
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. Eg. Aspirin.
Antibiotics
It is a drug that inhibits the growth of or destroys micro - organisms. Eg. Penicillin.
Antihistamines
It is a drug used t o 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.