Pharmacology mnemonics

Antiepeleptics Drugs Mnemonic

#Al Barbi and Benzo on New SHIP with GABA Aliphatic Carboxylic acid- valoproic acid Barbiturates– phenobarbitone, primidone Benzodiazepines– Diazepam, Lorazepam, Clonazepam Newer Drugs- Topiramate, Levatriacetam, Zonisamide, Tiagabin,Vigabatrine Succinamide– Ethosuximide Hydantoin– Phenytoin, Fosphenytoin Iminostilbene– Carbamazepine, Oxcarbazepine Phenyltriazine– Lamotrigine GABA analogue– Gabapentine, Pregabalin

Drugs causing Nephrotoxicity

This is the mnemonic for the Antibiotics, antivirals and antifungals that cause nephrotoxicity: SIGMA Takes Good And Authentic Freak Cafe S– Sulfonamides I– Indianavir G– Ganciclovir M– Metronidazole A– Acyclovir T– Aetracycline G– Glycopeptide (vancomycin) A– Aminoglyoside A– Amphotericin F– Foscarnet C– Cidofovir ( similar drugs Tenovofir, Adenofovir)