Enzyme Inducers and Inhibitors

Enzyme Inducers

Enzyme Inducers increase the metabolism of other drugs.

Mnemonic:GPRSCell Phone

G-Griseofulvin

P-Phenytoin

R-Rifampicin

S-Smoking

Cell-Carbamazepine

Phone-Phenobarbitone

As you can see most of the antiepileptic drugs cause enzyme Induction,just like inducing an episode of epilepsy!

Enzyme Inhibitors

Decrease the metabolism of drugs by inhibiting microsomal enzymes.

Mnemonic:Vitamin K Cannot Cause Enzyme Inhibition

Vit-Valproate

K-Ketoconazole

Cannot-Cimetidine

Cause-Ciprofloxacin

Enzyme-Erythromycin

Inhibition-INH

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