Enzyme Inducers and Inhibitors : Mnemonic

Cytochrome P450 Inducers

Mnemonic: SCRAP GP

  1. Sulfonylureas, Smoking
  2. Carbamazepine, Corticosteroids
  3. Rifamycins (Rifampicin, Rifabutin)
  4. Alcohol (Chronic)
  5. Phenytoin
  6. Griseofulvin
  7. Phenobarbital

Cytochrome P450 Inhibitors

Mnemonic 1: VIDEOCASE

  1. Valproate
  2. Isoniazid
  3. Disulfiram
  4. Erythromycin, Clarithromycin (not Azithromycin)
  5. Omeprazole
  6. Cimetidine
  7. Allopurinol
  8. Sulfonamides
  9. Ethanol (Acute)

Mnemonic 2: SICKFACES.COM

  1. Sodium valproate
  2. Isoniazid
  3. Cimetidine
  4. Ketoconazole
  5. Fluconazole
  6. Alcohol (Acute)
  7. Chloramphenicol
  8. Erythromycin
  9. Sulphonamides
  10. Ciprofloxacin
  11. Omeprazole
  12. Metronidazole


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