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PT102 Drug Final

BrandGenericClassificationGeneral Use
Vytorin ezetimibe/simvastatin combo: antihyperlipidemic / HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor Reduces levels of LDL & tryglycerides while increasing levels of HDL and reducing the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body
Cymbalta duloxetine antidepressant / SNRI Treats major depressive & generalized anxiety disorders, and also treats the chronic pain associated with fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy, osteoarthritis, and of the lower back
Accuneb / Proventil / ProAir HFA / Ventolin HFA albuterol bronchodilator Treats or prevents bronchospasms in people with reversible obstructive airway disease and treats excercise-induced bronchospams
Valium diazepam benzodiazepine (Schedule III Narcotic) Treats anxiety disorders, muscle spasms, certain types of seizures, and alcohol withdrawl symptoms
Pravachol pravastatin antihyperlipidemic reduces levels of LDL & triglycerides while increasing levels of HDL
K-Dur / Klor-Con / Micro-K / K-Tab potassium chloride mineral / potassium suplement Treats or prevents hypokalemia
Tylenol #3 acetaminophen / codeine narcotic (opiod) analgesic (Schedule IV Narcotic) Treats mild to moderate pain
Fosomax alendronate sodium osteoporosis agent bisphosphonate Treats or prevents postmenopausal osteoporosis
Elavil amitriptyline tricyclic antidepressant Treats the symptoms of depression and insomnia
Anaprox / Naprosyn naproxen sodium NSAID Treats pain or inflammation caused by conditions such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, bursitis, gout, or menstrual cramps
Diovan HCT valsartan / hydrochlorothiazide combo: antihypertensive / diuretic Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker / thiazide diuretic Treats HTN
Diflucan fluconazole anti-infective antifungal Treats fungal infections of the mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, genital area, and the blood & prevents them in persons with weakend immune systems
Levaquin levofloxacin anti-infective fluroquinalone Treats bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder, or prostate and treats people with bronchitis or pneumonia who have been exposed to anthrax
Vasotec enalapril antihypertensive (ACE) Inhibitor Treats HTN, CHF, kidney problems caused by diabetes, and to improve survival after a heart attack
Coreg carvedilol antihypertensive Beta Blocker Treats HTN and heart failure & may be used to improve survival after a heart attack
Zantac ranitidine histamine-2 Blocker treats & prevents ulcers, GERD, heartburn and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Vibramycin doxycycline hyclate anti-infective tetracycline (TCN) Treats bacterial infections of the urinary tract, acne, gonorrhea, chlamydia, & periodontits (gum disease)
Actos pioglitazone antidiabetic Thiazolinedione Used alone or in combination with insulin or other meds to treat type 2 diabetes
Soma carisoprodol skeletal muscle relaxant Used in combination with rest & physical therapy to treat injuries and other painful musculoskelatal spasms and conditions
Zyloprim allopurinol antigout agent Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor Treats gout or kidney stones and decreases the levels of uric acid in patients who are receiving cancer treatments
Medrol methylprednisolone corticosteroid Prevents inflammation and treats allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders
Mobic meloxicam NSAID Treats pain or inflammation caused by arthritis
Lotrel amlodipine besylate / benazepril hydrochloride combo: antihypertensive Calcium Channel Blocker / ACE Inhibitor Treats HTN
Catapres / Kapvay clonidine antihypertensive alpha-adrenergic receptor antagonist CNS stimulant Treats HTN alone or in combination with others meds & may also be used to treat ADHD
Zetia ezetimibe antihyperlipidemic Treats high cholesterol alone with a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet
Tricor / Antara fenofibrate antihyperlipidemic Treat & reduces high cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood
Celebrex celecoxib NSAID COX-2 Inhibitor Treats pain or inflammation caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and menstrual pain & may also be used in treating polyps in the colon
Seroquel quetiapine antipsychotic Trets schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and manic depression
Flomax tamulosin BPH agent alpha-adrenergic receptor antagonist Improves urination in men with BPH (enlarged prostate)
Nasonex mometasone corticosteroid Treats and prevents nasal congestion, sneezing, & runny nose caused by allergies & rhinitis, may also be used to prevent nasal polyps
Premarin conjugated estrogens hormone Treats they symptoms of menopause such as dryness, burning, irritation, & painful sexual intercourse, as well as prevents osteoporosis in post menopausal women
Lantus glargine insulin antidiabetic A long-acting insulin used to treat type 1 or type 2 diabetes
Phenergan promethazine phenothiazine class antiemetic antihistamine Treats allergy symptoms & allergic rhinitis, and may also be used to prevent motion sickness, nausea, vomitting, pain after surgery, and as a sleep sedative
Viagra sildenafil erectile dysfunction agent Treats erectile dysfunction in men
Yaz drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol oral contraceptive (recalled) Used in the prevention of pregnancy & PMDD
Lyrica pregabalin anticonvulsant neuropathy pain agent Used to control seizures, treat fibromyalgia, and treats nerve damage associated with diabetic neuropathy and shingles
Imdur / Monoket isorbide mononitrate nitrate Treats angina, HTN, and heart failure
Adderall XR amphetamine / dextroamphetamine CNS stimulant Treats narcolepsy & ADHD
Folic Acid vitamin B9 vitamin Treats folic acid deficiency & certain types of anemia, it may also be used to prevent pernicious anemia
Aldactone spirolactone potassium sparing diuretic Treats edema in patients with CHF, cirrhosis of the liver, or nephrotic syndrome, and it may also be used to treat hypokalemia
Amaryl glimperide antidiabetic Treats type 2 diabetes alone or in combination with insulin, other drugs, and excercise
Valtrex valacyclovir antiviral Treats viral infections, such as genital herpes, cold sores, shingles, and chicken pox that are caused by the herpes virus
Protonix pantoprazole PPI Treats GERD, erosive esophagitis, and other conditions involving excess stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Cozaar losartan potassium antihypertensive Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist Treats HTN, lowers the risk of stroke in persons with heart disease, and slows the progression of kidney damage in persons with Type 2 diabetes & HTN
DiaBeta glyburide antidiabetic Treates type 2 diabetes
Calan SR verapamil hydrochloride antihypertensive calcium channel blocker Treats HTN, angina, and heart rhythm disorders
Omnicef cefdinir antibacterial cephalosporin Treats bacterial infections
Restoril temazepam benzodiazepine (Schedule III Narcotic) Treats the symptoms of insomnia
Created by: mringle