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Table of therapeutical agents.

(Part I: A study of drugs)


I. Internal remedies

A. Affecting Nutrition:
Haematics (Blood Tonics).
Alkalies. Acids.
Digestants.
Antipyretics.
Alteratives.
B. Affecting the Nervous and Muscular Systems:
(a) The Brain—
Cerebral Excitants.
Cerebral Depressants.
Narcotics.
Hypnotics.
Analgesics.
Anesthetics.
(b) The Spinal Cord—
Motor Excitants.
Motor Depressants.
(c) Nerve Centers and Ganglionic System—
Antispasmodics.
Tonics.
Antiperiodics.
(d) Heart and Circulatory System—
Cardiac Stimulants.
Cardiac Sedatives.
Vascular Stimulants.
Vascular Sedatives
Vasoconstrictors.
Vasodilators.
(e) Excretories—
Diuretics.
Renal Depressants.
Vesical Tonics and Sedatives.
Urinary Sedatives.
Diaphoretics and Sudorifics.
Anhidrotics.
Antilithics.
C. Affecting Special Organs—Partly through the Nervous System:
(a) Organs of Respiration—
Expectorants.
Pulmonary Sedatives.
Errhines.
Sternutatories.
(b) Alimentary Canal—
Sialagogues.
Emetics.
Purgatives.
Astringents.
Stomachics.
(c) The Liver—
Hepatic Stimulants.
Cholagogues.
Hepatic Depressants.
(d) Generative System—
Ecbolics or Oxytocics.
Emmenagogues.
Aphrodisiacs.
Anaphrodisiacs.
(e) Eyes (Ciliary Muscle)—
Mydriatics.
Myotics.

II. External remedies

A. Irritants:
Rubefacients.
Epispastics.
Pustulants.
Escharotics.
B. Local Sedatives:
Demulcents.
Emollients.

III. Agents which act upon organisms which infest the human body

Antiseptics.
Disinfectants.
Antizymotics.
Anthelmintics.
Antiparasitics.
Antiperiodics.

A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.



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