Chemotherapy Drug List

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Chemotherapy Drug List


PRIMARY DRUGS - All capital letters
SECONDARY DRUGS - Small letters

[Antimicrobial Agent] -[Penicillin plus penicillinase inhibitor ] -
[Cephalosporins ] - [Vancomycin; Teicoplanin] - [Inhibitors of Protein
Synthesis] - [Aminoglycosides ] - [CHLORAMPHENICOL] - [ERYTHROMYCIN]
- [CLINDAMYCIN] - [Tetracyclines] - [Antimetabolites] -[Inhibitors of
DNAsynthesis]- [Sulfonamides] - [Urinary Tract Antiseptics] - [Cationic
Surfactants] -[Drugs for Anerobic Bacteria Only] -[Antimycobacterial Drug] -
[Antifungal Drugs] -[Antiviral Drugs] - [Antiparasitic Drugs] - [Antiprotozoal
Drugs] - [Antihelminthic Drugs] -[Anticancer Drugs and
Immunosuppressives]

Antimicrobial Agents
Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors:
Penicillins

Narrow spectrum Penase-sensitive

• Pen G
• PEN V
Narrow spectrum Penase-resistent (S. aureus)
• NAFCILLIN
• OXACILLIN
• dicloxacillin
Broad spectrum (aminopenicillins)
• AMOXICILLIN

• AMPICILLIN
Primarily antipseudomonal
• TICARCILLIN
• CARBENICILLIN
Extended spectrum
• PIPERACILLIN

Monobactams
Aztreonam
Carbapenems
• Imipenem with cilastatin

Penicillin plus penicillinase inhibitor


• Amoxicillin plus
• Ticarcillin plus
clavulanic acid
clavulanic acid
(Augmentin)
(Timentin)
Cephalosporins
First generation
• CEPHALEXIN
• CEFAZOLIN
Second generation
• CEFOXITIN
• CEFACLOR
• CEFPROZIL
Third generation
• CEFTRIAXONE
• CEFTAZIDIME
• CEFOTAXIME
Fourth generation
• CEFEPIME
Vancomycin

Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
Aminoglycosides
• STREPTOMYCIN
• GENTAMICIN
• AMIKACIN
• TOBRAMYCIN
• NETILMICIN

STREPTOGRAMINS
• Quinupristin


• Dalfopristin

(Synercid)

OXAZOLIDINONES

• LINEZOLID
MACROLIDES
• Erythromycin
• Clarithromycin
• Azithromycin
CHLORAMPHENICOL

ERYTHROMYCIN

CLINDAMYCIN

Tetracyclines
• TETRACYCLINE
• DOXYCYCLINE
• MINOCYCLINE


Inhibitors of DNA synthesis
Fluoroquinolones

• Norfloxacin
• Ciprofloxacin
• Levofloxacin
Sulfonamides
Best urine solubility

• SULFASOXAZOLE
• SODIUM
• SULFAMETH-
SULFACETAMIDE
OXAZOLE
(ophthalmic use)
Topical (burns)
• SILVER SULFADIAZINE
TRIMETHOPRIM
• Use as TRIMETHOPRIM - SULFAMETHOXZAOLE combo.
Urinary Tract Antiseptics
• NITROFURANTOIN
Cationic Surfactants
• POLYMIXIN B

Drugs for Anerobic Bacteria Only
• Metronidazole
Antimycobacterial Drugs
• ISONIAZID
• RIFAMPIN
• DAPSONE
• ETHAMBUTOL
• STREPTOMYCIN
• STREPTOMYCIN
• Clofazamine

• Rifabutin
Antifungal Drugs
Polyenes
• AMPHOTERICIN B
• NYSTATIN
Flucytosine
Imidazoles
• KETOCONAZOLE
• FLUCONAZOLE
• Voriconazole
• MICONAZOLE
• ITRACONAZOLE
Griseofulvin
• Terbinafine

Antiviral Drugs
• AMANTIDINE and
• FOSCARNET
• Lamivudine
Rimantadine
• Didanosine
• Zanamivir
• ACYCLOVIR
• Valacyclovir
• Ribavirin
• ZIDOVUDINE
• Efavirenz
• Lopinavir
• GANCICLOVIR
• Indinavir
• Nelfinavir

• Nevirapine
• Enfuvirtide

• Stavudine
• Interferon alpha
Antiparasitic Drugs
Antimalarial
• CHLOROQUINE
• PYRIMETHAMINE-
• MEFLOQUINE
SULFASOXINE
• Quinine
(Fansidar)
• PRIMAQUINE
• atovaquone
Antiprotozoal Drugs
Amebiasis and Trichomonas

METRONIDAZOLE


Diloxanide •
Iodoquinol
Pneumocystis
• TRIMETHOPRIM -
• pentamidine
SUFAMETHOXAZOLE



• Clindamycin plus primaquine
Toxoplasmosis
• PYRIMETHAMINE plus sulfadiazine
• Pyrimethamine plus clindamycin
Trichomonas
• METRONIDAZOLE
Antihelminthic Drugs
Flatworms
• PRAZIQUANTEL
Fluke and Tapeworm Infections
Schistosomiasis
• PRAZIQUANTEL
Filariasis
• diethylcarbamazine
• ivermectin
Intestinal Roundworms (Ascaris), Enterobius (Pinworm) and
Hookworm
• mebendazole
• pyrantel pamoate
• Albendazole
Angiostroglyliasis
• mebendazole
Trichurius (Whipworm)
Hookworm

• mebendazole
• albendazole
Trypanosomiasis

• nifurtimox or
suramin
• pentamidine
Giadiasis
• metronidazole

Anticancer Drugs and Immunosuppressives

[Alkyating Agents] - [Antimetabolites] - [Natural Products] - [Antimitotics] -
[Antimitotics] - [Hormones] - [Immunosuppressives]
Alkyating Agents
• MECHLORETHAMINE
• Nitrosoureas
• melphalan
• CYCLOPHOS-
(carmustine,
PHAMIDE
lomustine)
• busulfan
• procarbazine
Antimetabolites
• METHOTREXATE
• 6-THIOGUANINE
• 5-Fluorouracil
• 6-MERCAPTOPURINE
• Cytosine arabinoside
• gemcitabine
• Fludarabine
• Capecitabine
Natural Products
• dactinomycin
• BLEOMYCIN
• Camptothecin
• DAUNORUBICIN
• mitomycin C
analogs: irinotecan
• DOXORUBICIN
• ETOPOSIDE (VP-16)
and topotecan
Antimitotics
• VINCRISTINE
• VINBLASTINE
• paclitaxel/docetaxel
Miscellaneous
• HYDROXYUREA
• asparaginase
• amsacrine
• CISPLATIN/
• mitoxantrone
• Imatinib
Carboplatin
Hormones
• Estrogens
• PREDNISONE
• goserelin
• Anti-estrogen
• flutamide
(TAMOXIFEN)
• leuprolide
Immunosuppressives
• azathioprine
• TACROLIMUS
• CYCLOSPORIN A
(FK506)