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Antifungals are used to treat mycosis, or infections caused by fungi.
Antiprotozoals are agents used to treat protozoan infections. Protozoan infections are common in tropical areas.
Antineoplastic agents comprise one aspect of chemotherapy.
Antibiotics are agents made from living microorganisms, synthetic manufacturing, and genetic engineering that are used to inhibit specific bacteria.
Drugs affecting the male reproductive system include androgens (male steroid hormones), anabolic steroids, and drugs that improve penile dysfunction.
The female reproductive system works in a cyclical fashion and altering the components of this cycle can have a variety of effects to the body. Hormones and hormonal-like agents are primarily the drugs that affect the female reproductive system.
NMJ-blocking agents block nerve stimulation on muscle cells and cause paralysis of the muscles directly without total CNS depression and its many systemic effects.
Anesthetics are drugs used to cause complete or partial loss of sensation.
Anxiolytic-hypnotics agents are used to alter an individual’s responses to environmental stimuli. These agents are referred to as anxiolytics (prevent feelings of tension or fear), sedatives (help patient feel calm and unaware of their environment), and hypnotics (help patients sleep).
Study guide for psychotherapeutic agents: antipsychotics, neuroleptics, antimanic, and CNS stimulants. A simplified nursing pharmacology study guide.