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nr Therapeutic Drug Levels of Common Drugs in NCLEX Digoxin Lithium Dilantin Theophylline 0.5 – 2.0 ng/ml 0.6 – 1.5 mEq/L 10 – 20 mcg/dl 10 – 20 mcg/ml

Drug Classification (Drugs “Endings” and their Classification) -caine -cillin -dine -done -ide -lam -micin -mycin -mide -nium -olol -oxacin -pam -pril -sone -statin -vir -zide Insulin Injections Category
Rapid Acting

Local Anesthetics Antibiotics H2 Blockers (Anti-Ulcers) Opioid Analgesics Oral Hypoglycemics Anti-Anxiety Agents Antibiotics Antibiotics Diuretics Neuromuscular Blocking Agents Beta Blockers Antibiotics Anti-Anxiety Agents ACE Inhibitors Steriods Antihyperlipidemics Antivirals Diuretics

Agent
Humalog Regular Regular IV NPH/Regular (70/30) Lente NPH Ultra-Lente

Onset
Rapid 30-60 minutes 10-30 mintes 30 minutes 1-3 hours 1-4 hours 4-6 hours

Peak
30-60 minutes 2-4 hours 15-30 minutes 4-8 hours 8-12 hours 6-12 hours 18-24 hours

Duration
3-4 hours 5-7 hours 30-60 minutes 24 hours 18-28 hours 18-28 hours 36 hours

Fast Acting Intermediate Acting Long Acting

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