Pharmacology

Mnemonic for Drugs causing Pseudotumor Cerebri

Remember the drugs causing Pseudotumor cerebri using the mnemonic Hyundai SONATA. Hypervitaminosis A Steroids OCP NAlidixic acid Tetracyline Amiodarone Read other causes of #Psedotumor_Cerebri here. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonics for features of Turner syndrome Mnemonic …

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Mnemonic for Signs of Hallucinogen Intoxication

Remember the signs of Hallucinogen Intoxication using the mnemonic DISTORT. DISTORT Distorted vision Incoordination Sweating Tachycardia Opening (dilation) of the pupil Racing heart (palpitations) Tremor Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Addison’s Disease Clinical Findings : …

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Mnemonics for MAO isoenzyme Locations

Remember the location and distribution of MAO enzymes – MAO-A and MAO-B using this simplified mnemonic. MAO-A Adrenergic peripheral structures Alimentary mucosa [intestine] MAO-B Brain Blood platelets Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonics for features of Turner …

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Mnemonic for Adverse effects of Phenytoin

Remember the adverse effects of Phenytoin using the mnemonic PHENYTOIN. PHENYTOIN P­450 interactions Hirsutism Enlarged gums Nystagmus Yellow­browning of skin Teratogenicity Osteomalacia Interference with B12 metabolism (hence anemia) Neuropathies: vertigo, ataxia, headache Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics …

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Mnemonic for Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome

Remember the features of Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome using the mnemonic FINISH. Flu-like symptoms Imbalance Nausea Insomnia Sensory disturbances Hyperarousal (anxiety/agitation) Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Secondary Causes of Hypertension Mnemonics for Adverse side effects of …

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Mnemonics for Adverse side effects of Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids are a frequently asked topic in medical exams, be it USMLE, PLAB, NEET-PG and so on. The many side effects of corticosteroids can be memorized using several easy mnemonics. We will list them all out in this post. Choose the mnemonic you find easiest. So, here we go, the first mnemonic to remember corticosteroid …

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Drugs to treat Focal Seizures : FOCAL

Remember the drugs used to treat focal seizures using the mnemonic FOCAL. Medications to treat FOCAL seizures are Fenytoin (~phenytoin), Oxcarbazepine, Carbamazepine, Lamotrigine and Levetiracetam. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Causes Of Hemorrhagic Effusion Mnemonics …

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Competitive, Non-competitive and Uncompetitive Inhibitors : High Yield Notes

Competitive, Non-competitive and Uncompetitive Inhibitors is an important topic for USMLE, NEET, PLAB and medical school exams.Let us learn this important topic in this high yield article. Vmax is the maximum velocity, or how fast the enzyme can go at full ‘‘speed.’’ Vmax is reached when all of the enzyme is in the enzyme–substrate complex. …

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Mnemonic to remember the side effects of Lithium

Side effects of Lithium can be memorized using the mnemonic HUSSEIN. HUSSEIN Hypothyroidism, High WBC count, Hyperreflexia, Hand tremor Upset Stomach Skin lesion (acne, psoriasis) Excessive thirst and increased urination, Epstein anomaly Impairment of cognition, Increase in body weight Nystagmus Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in …

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