Visual Learner Studios uses visual mnemonics to teach pharmacology fast and efficiently.
Studying pharmacology is tough we make it easier by taking difficult drug names like saxagliptin which sounds similar to sachs griffin to make a comical character to help you ace that test let’s go oh whoa look at that there’s a new musical coming to town oh it looks amazing and it looks like we’re not the only one to think that but i get our tickets all right today
We’ll go over classes of drugs used to treat diabetes and examples within each class to remind you of this we want you to notice a poster on the wall for diabetes the musical first up are the insulins which are represented by the insulated gargoyle as he’s wearing a jacket the gargoyle with big lips is a short-acting insulin called lisper oh the zinc rock in his
Hands is an intermediate acting insulin called zinc the jeans he’s wearing is a long-acting insulin called glargine the next class are the big juan ides which are represented by the iguana on the foreman the meat foreman is metformin which is a commonly used drug in this class so final ureas are a class of drugs that are often used and is represented by the cell
Phone sulfonylureas cell phone some examples are glyburide represented by the bride and gliclazide which is a bride licking the lollipop next are the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors or dpp-4 inhibitors these are represented by the gryphon and the little inscription on the sacs helps you remember this examples include sittig lipton which is the sitting griffin
And saxagliptin which is the sacs griffon this next class of drugs is a mouthful the thiazolidinediones which is represented by the thigh lid on the glittery man in the poster examples are rosy glitter zone and pioglitazone which are represented by the glittery man’s rose and pie respectively selective sodium glucose transporter two inhibitors or sglt2 inhibitors
Is represented by the stop i mean s g lt seim an example is can a glyph flows in which is can frozen alpha-glucosidase inhibitors is represented by the car with the alpha bumper-sticker an example in this class is a car boss represented by the car lastly glucagon-like peptide one inhibitors or glp-1 inhibitors is represented by the g on the car wheels center cap
The example is exenatide which is the orange x on the wheel alright folks that’s it for this video to learn more about visual mnemonics and the drugs used in diabetes including mechanisms of action and side effects please check out our website at visual learner net happy studying you