Functional Groups in Common Drugs (PartII)

1) Draw the 2-D structure for each of the following common drugs and identify their functional groups.

2) Aspirin, Ibuprofen and Tylenol have many similar effects on the body. Discuss similarities and differences between the three types of drugs that may account for their effects.

 

Aspirin

Ibuprofen
Acetaminophen(tylenol)
2-D structure 2-D structure 2-D structure

 

3) Caffeine and Nicotine have some similar effects on the body. Discuss similarities and differences between the the two types of drugs that may account for their effects.

Caffeine
Nicotine
 
 
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