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# 0 Drug List

TRADEGenericTherapeutic ClassUsage
MOBIC meloxicam Analgesic NSAID used to treat pain and/or inflammation
INDOCIN indomethacin Analgesic NSAID reduces fever, pain and inflammation. It is similar to ibuprofen (Motrin) and naproxen (Naprosyn, Aleve)
MOTRIN, ADVIL, NUPRIN ibuprofen Analgesic NSAID Pain, fever, and inflammation. Similar to aspirin, naproxen(ALEVE), indomethacin(INDOCIN), nabumetone(RELAFEN)
NAPROSYN, ANAPROX naproxen Analgesic NSAID Pain, fever, inflammation. Similar to ibuprofen(MOTRIN), indomethacin(INDOCIN), nabumetone(RELAFEN)
VOLTAREN, CATAFLAM diclofenac Analgesic NSAID Pain, fever, and inflammation. Similar to ibuprofen(MOTRIN), indomethacin(INDOCIN), nabumetone(RELAFEN), naproxen(ALEVE)
RELAFEN nabumetone Analgesic NSAID Other members of this class include ibuprofen (Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), naproxen (Aleve) and several others. These drugs are used for the management of mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation.
LODINE etodolac Analgesic NSAID mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation. They work by reducing the levels of prostaglandins, which are chemicals that are responsible for pain and the fever and tenderness that occur with inflammation
TYLENOL/CODEINE, FIORICET/CODEINE acetaminophen/codeine Analgesic
ENDOCET, PERCOCET, ROXICET, TYLOX acetaminophen/oxycodone Analgesic Oxycodone is a narcotic analgesic (pain-reliever) and a cough suppressant that is similar to codeine and hydrocodone. Acetaminophen is a non-narcotic analgesic and antipyretic (fever reducer)
CELEBREX celecoxib Analgesic NSAID for arthritis Treatment of pain, fever, and swelling caused by arthritis. Also used for menstrual cramps
VICODIN, LORTAB, ZYDONE, LORCET acetaminophen/hydrocodone Analgesic Hydrocodone is a narcotic pain-reliever and a cough suppressant, similar to codeine. Acetaminophen is a non-narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer)
OXYCONTIN oxycodone Analgesic Strong narcotic pain reliever and cough suppressant For moderate to severe pain. Similar to morphine, codeine, and hydrocodone.
DURAGESIC fentanyl Analgesic - potent synthetic (man-made) narcotic used for patients with severe chronic pain, for example, the pain of cancer. A 100 µg dose of fentanyl is approximately equal to 10 mg of morphine.
DARVOCET acetaminophen/propoxyphenen Analgesic Propoxyphene is a medication for treating pain. It is an opioid analgesic (related to opium) chemically similar to methadone.mild to moderate pain.
ULTRAM tramadol Analgesic -man-made (synthetic) analgesic (pain reliever). Its exact mechanism of action is unknown but similar morphine. Not a NSAID and does not have the increased risk of stomach ulceration and internal bleeding that can occur w NSAIDs. moderate to moderately severe pain. Extended release tablets are used for moderate to moderately severe chronic pain in adults who require continuous treatment for an extended period
FIORICET acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine Analgesic pain reliever and sedative. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain and tension headaches. may also be used to treat migraine headaches.
ULTRACET acetaminophen/tramadol Analgesic -used to relieve moderate, acute pain such as pain following dental or surgical procedures the short-term (up to five days) relief of moderately-severe, acute pain
ORAMORPH morphine sulfate Analgesic
GLUCOPHAGE XR, GLUCOPHAGE metformin Anti-diabetic Oral medication that lowers blood glucose for treating type 2 diabetes Treatment of type 2 diabetes and to prevent the development of diabetes in people at risk for diabetes
LANTUS insulin glargine (injectable) Anti-diabetic -diabetes mellitus Like other insulin products, it works by helping sugar (glucose) get into cells but has a more long-acting (over 24 hours) effect. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, circulation problems, and blindness
HUMALOG human insulin lispro (Analog) Anti-diabetic -synthetic product almost identical to human insulin and is used to treat diabetes mellitus It starts working faster and lasts for a shorter period of time than regular insulin. Treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, most commonly for type 1
HUMALIN N, NOVOLIN N human insulin isophane (NPH) Anti-diabetic -Natural insulin hormone secreted from the pancreas that removes sugar from the blood Injected insulin. used to treat diabetes mellitus. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, circulation problems, and blindness
DIABETA, MICRONASE glyburide Anti-diabetic -oral glucose lowering-drug in a class of diabetic drugs called sulfonylureas to reduce blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes. Other sulfonylureas include glipizide (Glucotrol), glimepiride (Amaryl), tolbutamide (Orinase), tolazamide, and chlorpropamide (Diabinese)
GLUCOTROL XL, GLUCOTROL glipizide Anti-diabetic Sulfonylurea class for Type 2 diabetes Treatment of type 2 diabetes. Similar to glimepiride(AMARYL), glyburide(MICRONASE,DIABETA), tolbutamide(ORINASE), and tolazamide(TOLINASE)
AMARYL glimepiride Anti-diabetic Blood sugar-lowering drug for controlling diabetes Diabetes. Similar to other sulfonylureas including glyburide(MICRONASE,GLUCOVANCE), glipizide(GLUCOTROL), tolbutamide(ORINASE) and tolazamide(TOLINASE)
GLUCOVANCE glyburide/metformin Anti-diabetic to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes)
AVANDIA rosiglitazone Anti-diabetic -in a class of anti-diabetic drugs called thiazolidinediones It is used for treating patients with type 2 diabetes. The other member of this class is pioglitazone (Actos)
ACTOS pioglitazone Anti-diabetic -class of anti-diabetic drugs called "thiazolidinediones" treatment of type II diabetes in combination with insulin as well as another class of anti-diabetic drugs, the sulfonylureas.The other member in this class is rosiglitazone (Avandia)
ZYLOPRIM allopurinol Antigout -used to lower blood uric acid levels Used to treat multiple recurrent gout attacks, erosive destructive gouty joint disease, hard lumps of uric acid deposits in tissues, gouty kidney disease, or uric acid stones.also used to prevent elevation of blood uric acid in patients undergoing chemo
KEFLEX cephalexin Anti-infective -class of antibiotics called cephalosporins. They are similar to penicillin in action and side effects. They stop or slow the growth of bacterial cells by preventing bacteria from forming the cell wall that surrounds each cell used to treat infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to the effects of cephalexin. include infections of the middle ear, tonsils, throat, laryngitis, bronchitis and pneumonia. Also for treating urinary tract, skin, and bone infections
OMINCEF cefdinir Anti-infective -semi-synthetic (partially man-made) oral antibiotic in the cephalosporin family of antibiotics. Same family as cephalexin (Keflex), cefaclor (Ceclor), cefuroxime (Zinacef), cefpodoxime (Vantin), cefixime (Suprax), cefprozil (Cefzil) effective against susceptible bacteria causing infections of the middle ear (otitis media), tonsils (tonsillitis), throat, larynx (laryngitis), bronchi (bronchitis), lungs (pneumonia), skin and other soft tissues
LEVAQUIN levofloxacin Anti-infective -antibiotic for treating bacterial infections Class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, ciprofloxacin (Cipro), norfloxacin (Noroxin), ofloxacin (Floxin), trovafloxacin (Trovan), and lomefloxacin (Maxaquin). infections of the sinuses, skin, lungs, ears, airways, bones, and joints
CIPRO ciprofloxacin Anti-infective -fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics which includes levofloxacin (Levaquin), ofloxacin (Floxin), gatifloxacin (Tequin), norfloxacin (Noroxin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), trovafloxacin (Trovan) infections of the skin, lungs, airways, bones, and joints caused by susceptible bacteria. Also used to treat urinary infections caused by bacteria such as E. coli. Ciprofloxacin is effective in treating infectious diarrheas caused by E. coli
AVELOX, VIGAMOX moxifloxacin Anti-infective -class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). VIGAMOX is used for eye infections
ZITHROMAX, Z-PACK azithromycin Anti-infective Semi-synthetic antibiotic effective against bacteria Bacteria causing middle ear, tonsilitis, laryngitis, brochitis, pneumonia, and sinusitis. Chemically related to erythromycin and clarithromycin (BIAXIN)
BIAXIN, BIAXIN XL clarithromycin Anti-infective Antibiotic Bacteria infection of middle ear, tonsilitis, throat, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, and skin infections.
CLEOCIN clindamycin Anti-infective used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu).
AMOXIL, TRIMOX amoxicillin Anti-infective Antibiotic Effective against bacteria. Included in penicillin family with ampicillin(UNASYN), piperacillin(PIPRACIL), ticarcillin(TICAR).
AUGMENTIN, AUGMENTIN ES amoxicillin/ clavulanic acid Anti-infective -antibiotic of the penicillin type. It is effective against different bacteria such as H. influenzae, N. gonorrhea, E. coli, Pneumococci, Streptococci, and certain strains of Staphylococci related to penicillin and ampicillin. clavulanic acid enhances effectiveness against bacteria resistant to amoxicillin. middle ear,tonsillitis,laryngitis, bronchitis, sinusitis, and pneumonia. Also urinary tract and skin infections, gonorrhea
VEETIDS, PEN-VEE K, BEEPEN-VK penicillin V potassium Anti-infective
BACTRIM, COTRIM, SEPTRA, & DS FORMS sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim Anti-infective
VIBRAMYCIN, DOXYCHEL doxycycline Anti-infective -synthetic (man-made) antibiotic derived from tetracycline. Doxycycline works by interrupting the production of proteins by bacteria. infections, including respiratory tract infections due to Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Also for Rocky mountain spotted fever, typhus, chancroid, cholera, brucellosis, anthrax, syphilis, and acne.
MACROBID nitrofurantoin Anti-infective -anti- bacterial. Three forms are available: a microcrystalline form (Furadantin), a macrocrystalline form (Macrodantin), and a sustained release macrocrystalline form used twice daily (Macrobid) used to treat or prevent urinary tract infections
PERIOCHIP, PERIDEX chlorhexidine gluconate Anti-infective
DIFLUCAN fluconazole Anti-infective Antifungal Antifungal similar to clotrimazole(LOTRIMIN), ketoconazole (NIZORAL), and itraconazole (SPORANOX)
NILSTAT nystatin Anti-infective
NIZORAL ketoconazole Anti-infective
VALTREX valacyclovir Anti-infective
ZOVIRAX acyclovir Anti-infective -antiviral drug, a synthetic nucleoside analogue, that is active against the herpes viruses, including herpes simplex 1 and 2 (cold sores and genital herpes), varicella-zoster (shingles and chickenpox), and mononucleosis. used for treating genital herpes, herpes zoster, and chickenpox.
MINOCIN minocycline Anti-infective an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections
FLAGYL metronidazole Anti-infective -effective against anaerobic bacteria and certain parasites used to treat parasitic infections including Giardia infections of the small intestine, amebic liver abscess and amebic dysentery (infection of the colon causing bloody diarrhea), bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas vaginal infections
QUININE quinine sulfate Anti-infective
NITROQUICK nitroglycerin Cardiac
LANOXIN, DIGITEK, LANOXICAPS digoxin Cardiac Antiarrhymic Antiarrhymic for CHF, increases heart vigor
PLAVIX clopidogrel Cardiac
COUMADIN warfarin Cardiac Anticoagulant Blood Thinner to prevent or treat pulmonary embolism by preventing blood clots
TRICOR fenofibrate Cardiac
LOPID gemfibrozil Cardiac
LIPITOR atorvastatin Cardiac Antihyperlipidimic statin Lowers cholesterol. Similar to lovastatin(MEVACOR), simvastatin(ZOCOR), fluvastatin(LESCOL, and pravastatin(PRAVACHOL)
ZOCOR simvastatin Cardiac Antihyperlipidemic Lowers LDL and raises HDL cholesterol by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase (all statins)
MEVACOR lovastatin Cardiac -class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, or, more commonly "statins." for reducing total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides, and for increasing HDL cholesterol in patients with elevated cholesterol. statins include simvastatin (Zocor), atorvastatin (Lipitor), fluvastatin (Lescol), and rosuvastatin (Crestor)
PRAVACHOL pravastatin Cardiac
CRESTOR rosuvastatin Cardiac
ZETIA ezetimibe Cardiac
VYTORIN ezetimibe/simvastatin Cardiac
NIASPAN niacin Cardiac
ZESTRIL, PRINIVIL lisinopril Cardiac -an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Angiotensin is a chemical that is made by the body. It narrows blood vessels and maintains (elevates) blood pressure. When blocked by lisinopril, it cannot be converted into its active form used to treat elevated blood pressure, heart failure and to improve survival after a heart attack (myocardial infarction).
VASOTEC enalapril Cardiac ACE Inhibitor High blood pressure or CHF
ALTACE ramipril Cardiac -ACE inhibitors are used for treating high blood pressure, heart failure and for preventing kidney failure due to high blood pressure and diabetes. For CHF and hypertension. Prevents attacks, strokes.Others ACEs: enalapril (Vasotec), quinapril (Accupril), captopril (Capoten), fosinopril (Monopril), benazepril (Lotensin), lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil), moexipril (Univasc) and trandolapril (Mavik).
ACCUPRIL quinapril Cardiac
MONOPRIL fosinopril Cardiac ACE inhibitor High blood pressure. Relaxes arteries and veins. Improves output of blood from the heart.
CAPOTEN captopril Cardiac
LOTENSIN benazepril Cardiac
ZESTORETIC linsopril/HCTZ Cardiac
HYTRIN terazosin Cardiac
DIOVAN valsartan Cardiac -oral medication that belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) . Other ARBs include irbesartan (Avapro), losartan (Cozaar), and candesartan (Atacand). used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also prescribed after heart attacks since valsartan may reduce death in patients who developed congestive heart failure after a heart attack. May also reduce hospitalizations in patients with CHF
COZAAR, CALAN, ISOPTIN losartan Cardiac -oral medication that belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). Other ARBs include irbesartan (Avapro), valsartan (Diovan), and candesartan (Atacand) for treating hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy (increase in muscle) and diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease). It may be used alone or in combination with other drugs.
AVAPRO irbesartan Cardiac -a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers. Similar to losartan(Cozaar) and valsartan(Diovan). All three drugs block angiotensin II, a chemical that causes arteries and veins to narrow used to treat high blood pressure.less of an effect in black patients, an effect that is similar to another class of drugs used to treat high blood pressure called ACE inhibitors
DIOVAN HCT valsartan/HCTZ Cardiac
BENICAR olmesartan/HCTZ Cardiac
TENORMIN atenolol Cardiac -beta-adrenergic blocking agent that blocks the effects of adrenergic drugs, for example, adrenaline or epinephrine, on nerves of the sympathetic nervous system high blood pressure (hypertension). Also for chest pain (angina pectoris). Also for slowing rapid heart rates (tachycardias). It is also prescribed for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). Also for prevention of migraines,tremors
TOPROL XL, LOPRESSOR metoprolol Cardiac -beta-adrenergic blocking agent that is used for treating high blood pressure, heart pain, abnormal rhythms of the heart, and some neurologic conditions high blood pressure (hypertension). Also for chest pain (angina pectoris). Also for slowing rapid heart rates (tachycardias). It is also prescribed for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). Also for prevention of migraines,tremors
INDERAL propranolol Cardiac -beta- adrenergic blocking agent. Propranolol blocks the action of the sympathetic nervous system, a portion of the involuntary nervous system high blood pressure (hypertension). Also for chest pain (angina pectoris). Also for slowing rapid heart rates (tachycardias). It is also prescribed for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). Also for prevention of migraines,tremors
NORVASC amlodipine Cardiac Calcium channel blocker Treatment and prevention of angina resulting from coronary spasm and exertion. Also used for high blood pressure.
PROCARDIA, ADALAT, & XL FORMS nifedipine Cardiac Calcium channel blocker Treatment and prevention of angina resulting from coronary artery spasm and exertion. Also for high blood pressure.
CALAN, ISOPTIN, & SR FORMS verapamil Cardiac
CARTIA XT, CARDIZEM CD, TIAZAC, DILACOR diltiazem Cardiac Calcium Channel blocker Heart pain (angina), high blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythms. Similar to amlodipine(NORVASC), verapamil(ISOPTIN), nifedipine(ADALAT & PROCARDIA)
LOTREL amlodipine/benazepril Cardiac
COREG carvedilol Cardiac
ZIAC bisoprolol/HCTZ Cardiac
TENORETIC atenolol/chlorthalidone Cardiac
CARDURA doxazosin Cardiac Alpha-1 adrenergic blocker For treating high blood pressure and sometimes for enlargement of prostate. Similar to alfuzosin(UROXATRAL), terazosin(HYTRIN), tamsulosin(FLOMAX), silodosin(RAPAFLO), prazosin(MINIPRESS)
ALDACTONE spironolactone Cardiac
CATAPRES clonidine Cardiac Antihypertensive and analgesic Slows heart rate. Also used for withdrawal, diarrhea, menopause, and cancer pain.
AVALIDE irbesartan/HCTZ Cardiac
HYZAAR losartan/HCTZ Cardiac
IMDUR, MONOKET isosorbide Cardiac
FLOMAX tamsulosin BPH alpha blocker-treatment of men who are having difficulty urinating because of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). used to treat men who are having problems urinating because of BPH. (enlarged prostate)
AMETHOPTERIN methotrexate Antineoplastic
ESIDRIX, HYDRODIURIL, ORETIC hydrochlorothiazide Cardiac/Renal
LASIX furosemide Cardiac/Renal -works by blocking the absorption of salt and fluid in the kidney tubules, causing a profound increase in urine output (diuresis). The diuretic effect of furosemide can cause body water and electrolyte depletion powerful diuretic used to treat excessive fluid accumulation and swelling (edema) of the body caused by heart failure, cirrhosis, chronic kidney failure, and nephrotic syndrome. Sometimes used with other blood pressure pills to treat high blood pressure
DYAZIDE, MAXZIDE triamterene/HCTZ Cardiac/Renal
ATARAX hydroxyzine CNS
ANTIVERT,Bonine meclizine CNS/GI -antihistamine with antiemetic (anti-nausea) and antispasmodic (anti-muscle spasm) activity. It also suppresses the nervous system by blocking the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine treatment of nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness.
LORTISONE betamethasone/clotrimazole Dermatologic
K-DUR, KLOR-CON, K-LYTE, MICRO-K potassium chloride Electrolyte
PHENERGAN promethazine Gastrointestinal - same class as chlorpromazine (Thorazine) and trifluoperazine (Stelazine). However,promethazine is not used as an anti-psychotic. It used as an anti-histamine, sedative, and antiemetic (anti-nausea). prescribed for treating nausea or vomiting, motion sickness, and allergic reactions and for sedation
ZANTAC ranitidine Gastrointestinal H2-blockers that block the action of histamine on stomach cells Reduces stomach acid and ulcers.
NEXIUM esomeprazole Gastrointestinal Proton pump inhibitor (PPI). Acid Reducer Acid reflux. Similar to omeprazole(PRILOSEC), lansoprazole(PREVACID), rabeprazole(ACIPHEX), pantoprazole(PROTONIX)
PREVACID lansoprazole Gastrointestinal Proton pump inhibitor (PPI)Acid reducer. Proton pump inhibitor (PPI)Acid reducer.
PROTONIX pantoprazole Gastrointestinal
PRILOSEC omeprazole Gastrointestinal Proton pump inhibitor (PPI)Acid Reducer. Ulcers and acid reflux. Similar to lansoprazole(PREVACID), rabeprazole(ACIPHEX, pantoprazole(PROTONIX), esomeprazole(NEXIUM).
ACIPHEX rabeprazole Gastrointestinal used for ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).also is used with antibiotics for eradicating Helicobacter pylori infections of the stomach that, along with acid, are responsible for many ulcers
LEVSIN hyoscyamine Gastrointestinal
PEPCID famotidine Gastrointestinal -class of medications called H2-blockers that blocks the action of histamine on stomach cells, thus reducing production of acid by the stomach blocks the action of histamine on stomach cells, and reduces stomach acid production. Useful in promoting the healing of stomach and duodenal ulcers and in reducing ulcer pain.
REGLAN metoclopromide Gastrointestinal - anti-emetic(heartburn or acid reflux) Acid reflux. Recently issued "black box warning" due to 20% of patients experiencing continued spasms after three months of use.
GLYCOLAX, MIRALAX polyethylene glycol(PEG) Gastrointestinal
METICORTEN, ORASONE, DELTASONE prednisone Hormone
MEDROL methylprednisolone Hormone -synthetic (man-made) corticosteroid.Corticosteroids affect metabolism in various ways and modify the immune system. Corticosteroids also block inflammation and are used in a wide variety of inflammatory diseases affecting many organs. used for suppression of inflammation. Examples of inflammatory conditions for which methylprednisolone is used include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, acute gouty arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease
PREMARIN conjugated estrogens Hormone Estrogens and progestins are the classes of female hormones Menopause,ovaries removed, vaginal dryness or atrophy, breast cancer, and osteoporosis.
YASMIN 28 ethinyl estrodiol/drospirenone Hormone
ORTHOEVRA norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol Hormone
ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN LO, NECON, TRISPRINTEC ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate Hormone
TRIVORA-28, AVIANE, ALESSE ethinyl estradiol/levonorgestrel Hormone
MIRCETTE, APRI, KARIVA ethinyl estradiol/desogestrel Hormone
PREMPRO conjugated estrogen/medroxyprogesterone Hormone
NUVARING etonogestrel/estradiol Hormone
SYNTHROID, LEVOXYL, LEVOTHROID levothyroxine Hormone -thyroid This drug is used to replace thyroid hormone, to treat an overactive thyroid and for testing thyroid gland function
FLEXERIL cycloybenzaprine Musculoskeletal -muscle relaxant Relieves muscle spasm when the spasm is due to local problems (that is, problems originating in the muscle itself and not in the nerves controlling the muscles)short-term relief of painful muscle conditions
SOMA carisoprodol Musculoskeletal -muscle relaxant. It acts by blocking electrical communication among nerves in the reticular formation of the brain and in the spinal cord. used together with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of painful muscle conditions
SKELAXIN metaxalone Musculoskeletal -relaxes muscles possibly by affecting the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). used as an adjunct to physical therapy during treatment of short-term, painful muscle spasms
ZANAFLEX tizanidine Musculoskeletal -treat muscle spasms treat muscle spasms
BENTYL,BYCLOMINE,DIBENT,DI-SPAX,DILOMINE dicyclomine Musculoskeletal -class of drugs called anticholinergics. Anticholinergic drugs block the effects of acetylcholine, the chemical transmitter that nerves release in order to cause muscles to contract. Reduces contraction of the muscles in the intestines used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and ulcers, colitis GI disorders
ROBAXIN methocarbamol Musculoskeletal - Relaxes muscles Used to decrease muscle pain and spasms associated with strains, sprains or other muscle injuries
EVISTA raloxifene Musculoskeletal -decreases bone turnover and increases bone density although not to the same extent as estrogen itself. This makes bones stronger and prevents fractures in women with osteoporosis for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.
FOSAMAX alendronate Musculoskeletal -The bisphosphonate class includes etidronate (Didronel), ibandronate (Boniva), pamidronate (Aredia), risedronate (Actonel), and tiludronate (Skelid) used for treating osteoporosis in men and postmenopausal women. It also is used for Paget's disease of bone and osteoporosis caused by steroid treatment.
ACTONEL risedronate Musculoskeletal Bisphosphonate for bone disease and osteoporosis Bone disease and osteoporosis. Similar to alendronate(FOSAMAX) and etidronate(DIDRONEL)
TOPAMAX topiramate Neurological -oral drug that is used to prevent the seizures of epilepsy. (It is an anti-epileptic or anti-seizure drug). It is used primarily among patients who are not controlled by other anti-epileptic drugs used in combination with other anti-seizure drugs among adults and children aged 2-16 years with partial seizures or generalized tonic-clonic seizures.also is approved for the prevention of migraine headaches in adults
LAMICTAL lamotrigine Neurological -oral drug that is used for treating seizures. It is chemically unrelated to other anti-seizure drugs. The precise mechanism by which it exerts its anti-seizure action is not known used in combination with other anti-seizure drugs in the treatment of some types of seizures. It also is used alone for treating partial seizures in patients 16 years and older when converting from the anti-epileptic drug valproate
DILANTIN, PHENYTEX phenytoin Neurological Anticonvulsant anti-seizure
PHENOBARBITAL phenobarbital Neurological
TRILEPTAL oxycarbazepine Neurological
IMITREX sumatriptan Neurological
ARICEPT donepezil Neurological Cholinesterase inhibitors used to treat Alzheimer's disease Improves the symptoms but does not slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
NEURONTIN gabepentin Neurological
FOLVITE folic acid Nutritional
XANAX alprozolam Psychotherapeutic Anti-anxiety drug in the benzodiazepine family for anxiety disorders and panic attacks causing palpitations and insomnia Anti-anxiety similar to diazepam(VALIUM), clonazepam(KLONOPIN), lorazepam(ATIVAN), flurazepam(DALMANE)
XALATAN latanoprost Ophthalmic
PATANOL olopatadine Ophthalmic
VALIUM diazepam Psychotherapeutic Anti-anxiety Anti-anxiety drug in the benzodiazepine family. Similar to alprazolam(XANAX, clonazepam(KLONOPIN), lorazepam(ATIVAN), flurazepam(DALMANE). Also used for tremors, withdrawal, and seizures.
RESTORIL temazepam Psychotherapeutic
BUSPAR buspirone Psychotherapeutic
AVENTYL nortriptyline Psychotherapeutic
ZOLOFT sertraline Psychotherapeutic SSRI Depression, OCD, panic, PTSD, social anxiety, and PMDD. Similar to fluoxetine(PROZAC, paroxetine(PAXIL), citalopram(CELEXA), and fluvoxamine(LUVOX)
LEXAPRO escitalopram Psychotherapeutic
PROZAC fluoxetine Psychotherapeutic SSRI (Selective seratonin Reuptake) Depression. Similar to citalopram(CELEXA), paroxetine(PAXIL), sertraline(ZOLOFT). Also used for bulimia, OCD, panic, and PMDD
EFFEXOR XR venlafaxine Psychotherapeutic
PAXIL paroxetine Psychotherapeutic SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) Depression, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD, PMDD, and social anxiety. Similar to fluoxetine(PROZAC), citalopram(CELEXA), and sertraline(ZOLOFT)Do not take SSRI with MAOI.
CELEXA citalopram Psychotherapeutic SSRI Antidepressant similar to fluoxetine(PROZAC), paroxetine(PAXIL), and sertrline(ZOLOFT)
CYMBALTA duloxetine Psychotherapeutic
REMERON mirtazapine Psychotherapeutic
ELAVIL amitriptyline Psychotherapeutic
WELLBUTRIN SR, WELLBUTRIN buproprion Psychotherapeutic
SEROQUEL quetiapine Psychotherapeutic -an oral antipsychotic drug used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Although the mechanism of action of quetiapine is unknown, like other anti-psychotics, it inhibits communication between nerves of the brain used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
RISPERDAL risperidone Psychotherapeutic -an antipsychotic medication that works by interfering with the communication among nerves in the brain for the treatment of psychotic disorders, for example, schizophrenia. It also is used in combination with lithium or valproate for the treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder
ZYPREXA olanzapine Psychotherapeutic -drug class known as atypical antipsychotics. Other members of this class include clozapine (Clozaril), risperidone (Risperdal), aripiprazole (Abilify) and ziprasidone (Geodon). for treating schizophrenia and acute mixed, or manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. It also is used as maintenance therapy for bipolar disorder and treating agitation due to schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
DEPAKOTE divalproex Psychotherapeutic used to treat seizure disorders, certain psychiatric conditions (manic phase of bipolar disorder), and to prevent migraine headaches. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain
ESKALITH lithium Psychotherapeutic -effects usually begin within 1 week of starting treatment, and the full effect is seen by 2 to 3 weeks used for treating manic episodes due to bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). It is also combined with antidepressants to treat depression.
ABILIFY aripiprazole Psychotherapeutic -anti-psychotic drug for treating psychoses. Like other anti-psychotic drugs, the mechanism of action of aripiprazole is unknown. Moreover, like other anti-psychotics, it blocks several receptors on the nerves of the brain used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar mania and mixed manic/depressisve episodes (as sole or adjunctive therapy) and as adjunctive (add-on) therapy for major depressive disorder
ADDERALL XR, ADDERALL amphetamine/dextroamphetamine Psychotherapeutic
CONCERTA, RITALIN-SR, METHYLINE ER methylphenidate Psychotherapeutic
STRATTERA atomoxetine Psychotherapeutic
FASTIN phentermine Psychotherapeutic
AMBIEN zolpidem Psychotherapeutic Hypnotic/Sedative. Closely related to benzodiazepines. Insomnia
LUNESTA eszopiclone Psychotherapeutic
DESYREL trazodone Psychotherapeutic
KLONOPIN clonazepam Psychotherapeutic Anti-Anxiety and Anticonvulsant Anti-anxiety benzodiazepine similar to diazepam(VALIUM), alprazolam(ZANAX), lorazepam(ATIVAN), flurazepam(DALMANE). Also used for seizures.
ATIVAN lorazepam Psychotherapeutic Anti-anxiety Anti-anxiety. Similar to diazepam(VALIUM), alprazolam(XANAX), clonazepam(KLONOPIN), and flurazepam(DALMANE).
DITROPAN XL, DITROPAN oxybutynin Renal - Anticholinergic drug Treatment of overactive bladder
DETROL LA, DETROL tolterodine Renal - Anticholinergic drug Treatment of overactive bladder
PYRIDIUM phenazopyridine Renal
CIALIS tadalafil Reproduction
VIAGRA sildenafil Reproduction
ALLEGRA D fexofenadine/pseudoephedrine Respiratory
CLARINEX desloratadine Respiratory
ADVAIR DISKUS fluticasone/salmeterol Respiratory -combination of inhaled drugs that is used to treat asthma and chronic bronchitis treatment of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with chronic bronchitis. Advair Diskus should not be used to treat acute episodes of asthma or COPD.
FLONASE, FLOVENT fluticasone Respiratory Man-made steroid of the glucocorticoid family. FLONASE is anti-inflammatory in the nose. FLOVENT is oral inhaler Control of symptoms of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, a condition in which the lining of the nose swells and releases fluid that results in a stuffy and runny nose
NASONEX mometasone Respiratory
RHINOCORT AQUA, RHINOCORT, PULMICORT budesonide Respiratory
SINGULAIR montelukast Respiratory -an oral leukotriene receptor antagonist for the treatment of asthma and seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever). for the treatment of asthma and seasonal allergic rhinitis. Montelukast begins working after 3 to 14 days of therapy. Therefore, it should not be used for the treatment of an acute asthmatic attack
TESSALON benzonatate Respiratory -It has an anesthetic (numbing) action similar to that of benzocaine and "numbs" the stretch sensors in the lungs. It is the stretching of these sensors with breathing that causes the cough used for relieving coughs
TUSSIONEX hydrocodone/chlorpheneramine Respiratory
PROVENTIL albuterol Respiratory - beta 2 blocker
COMBIVENT albuterol/ipratropium Respiratory
VENTOLIN, PROVENTIL albuterol Respiratory - beta 2 blocker
SPIRIVA tiotropium Respiratory
NASACORT AQ, NASOCORT, TRINESSA triamcinolone Respiratory - Nasal spray synthetic corticosteroid. Either an oral metered-dose inhaler for asthma (Azmacort), as a topical prep for the skin (Kenalog; Aristocort) or as a nasal spray (Nasacort AQ) or inhaler (Nasacort) for relieving symptoms of rhinitis used for relieving symptoms of rhinitis
ZYRTEC cetirizine Respiratory Non-sedating 4th generation antihistamine Antihistamine for allergic sneezing, itchy nose and eyes. Also used to treat hives
FRAGMIN dalteparin Anticoagulant Blood thinner used to help prevent blood clots in persons undergoing surgery.
AMERGE naratriptan Migraine headaches Releives migraine headaches
TAXOL paclitaxel Cancer Treatment of various types of cancer
SONATA zaleplon Hypnotic Treatment of insomnia
CLARITIN, ALAVERT loratidine Antihistamine Seasonal allergies and a type of allergic skin rash
COGNEX tacrine Neurological Cholinesterase inhibitors used to treat Alzheimer's disease To treat Alzheimer's disease. Not a cure. Increases ACH levels in the brain. Admin with lecithin.
ALLEGRA fexofenadine Respiratory 2nd generation antihistamine Antihistamine. Similar to loratadine(CLARITIN), cetirizine(ZYRTEC), azelastine(ASTELIN)
NEORAL cyclosporine Antipsoriatic, antirheumatic, immunosuppressant Prevent or treat organ transplant rejection, arthritis, and psoriasis
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