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PTCB Flash Cards; Brand & Generic Drug Names

Brand NameGenericClassificationUse
Premarin Conjugated Estrogens Estrogen Hormones (Hormone Replacement Therapy) Treats menopausal symptoms (e.g. osteoporosis, hot flashes, vaginal atrophy)
Trimox Amoxicillin Penicillin Antibiotic Treats bacterial infections
Synthroid Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Treats hypothyroidism, cretenism, myxedema coma
Lanoxin Digoxin Cardiac Glycoside atrial fibrillation, heart failure
Zantac Ranitidine H2 Antagonist Treats GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease)
Prozac Fluoxetine SSRI Treats depression & obsessive compulsive disorder
Vicodin Hydrocodone w/ APAP Opiate Analgesic Treats moderate to severe pain
Coumadin Warfarin Anticoagulant Prevents the formation of blood clots
Zoloft Sertraline SSRI Treats depression & obsessive compulsive disorder
Prilosec Omeprazole Proton-Pump Inhibitor Treats GERD, duodenal, and gastric ulcers; heartburn
Norvasc Amlodipine Calcium Channel Blocker hypertension, angina
Mobic Meloxicam Non-steroid, anti-inflammatory drug treats arthritis
Proventil Albuterol Bronchodilator treats asthma; broncho-spasm
Dyazide Triamterene/HCTZ Diuretic treats hypertension; edema
Aciphex Rabeprazole Proton-Pump Inhibitor ulcers; Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Zestril/Prinivil Lisinopril ACE Inhibitor Congestrive heart failure, hypertension
Lasix Furosemide Loop Diuretic treats hypertension; congestive heart failure
Zocor Simvastatin antilipemic agent (lipid/cholesterol lowering agent) treats hypercholesterolemia
Paxil Paroxetine SSRI Treats depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder
Actos Pioglitazone Oral Antidiabetic diabetes mellitus
Cipro Ciprofloaxin Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic treats respiratory, urinary tract, and middle ear infection
K-Dur Potassium Chloride potassium replacement treats hypokalemia (low levels of potassium)
Digitek Digoxin Cardiac Glycoside atrial fibrillation, heart failure
Advair Diskus Salmeterol/Fluticasone Bronchodilator asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Darvocet-N Propoxyphene-N/APAP Opiate Analgesic treats mild to moderate pain
Ativan Lorazepam Benodiazepine anxiety
Avandia Rosiglitazone Oral Antidiabetic diabetes mellitus
Glucophage XR Metformin Oral Antidiabetic lowers blood glucose in people with diabetes mellitus; treats high levels of blood glucose
Keflex Cephalexin Cephalosporin Antibiotic treats bacterial infections
Pravachol Pravastatin Atilipemic Agent (lipid/cholesterol lowering agent) Treats hypercholesterolemia
Altace Ramipril ACE Inhibitor heart failure, hypertension
Xanax Alprazolam Benzodiazepine treats anxiety, panic disorder
Humalog Insulin Lispro Insulin treats type I diabetes
Ambien Zolpidem Sedative-Hypotonic treats insomnia
Calan Verapamil Calcium Channel Blocker Angina, Hypertension
Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol Oral Contraceptive birth control; prevents pregnancy; regulates menstrual cycle
Cardizem Diltiazem Calcium Channel Blocker angina, hypertension
Zithromax Azithromycin Macrolide Antibiotic treats upper/lower respiratory, bacterial infections
Diflucan Fluconazole Antifungal Agent treats a broad spectrum of fungal infections
Lipitor Atorvastatin Antilipemic Agent (lipid/cholesterol lowering agent) treats hypercholesterolemia
Klonopin Clonazepam Benzodiazepine treats seizures and panic disorders; anxiety
Levaquin Levofloxacin Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic treats bacterial, lung, sinus, and urinary tract infections
Accupril Quinapril ACE Inhibitor congestive heart failure, hypertension
Cozaar Losartan Angiontensin II Receptor Antagonist heart failure, hypertension
Deltasone Prednisone Corticosteroid Dermatitis, Arthristis, Asthma
Desyrel Trazodone Antidepressant anxiety, depression
Effexor XR Venlafaxine Antidepressant anxiety, depression, headaches
Glucotrol XL Glipizide Oral Antidiabetic treats high levels of blood glucose
Lotensin Benazepril ACE Inhibitor hypertension
Neurontin Gabapentin Anticonvulsant treats partial seizures
Diovan Valsartan Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist heart failure, hypertension
Elavil Amitriptyline Tricyclic Antidepressant anxiety, depression
Nexium Esomeprazole Proton-Pump Inhibitor treats GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease), duodenal ulcer, and esophagitis; heartburn
Evista Raloxifene Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM) treats and prevents osteoporosis in women
Tenormin Atenolol Beta-Blocker treats hypertension
Flomax Tamsulosin Alpha Blocker benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Celebrex Celecoxib NSAID, COX II Inhibitor osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthristis
Viagra Sildenafil Citrate Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor impotency, erectile dysfunction
Protonix Pantoprazole Proton-Pump Inhibitor GERD and esophagitis; heartburn
Wellbutrin SR Bupropion HCL Antidepressant attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, nicotine withdrawal
Naprosyn Naproxen NSAID moderate pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
Flexeril Cyclobenzaprine Muscle Relaxant muscle spasm
Flonase Fluticasone Cortisteroid seasonal allergic and non-allergic rhinitis
Allegra Fexofenadine Antihistamine allergic rhinitis; seasonal allergies
Singulair Montelukast Respiratory/Anti-Inflammatory Agent treats and prevents symptoms of asthma
Celexa Citalopram SSRI depression
Prevacid lansoprazole Proton-Pump Inhibitor GERD, duodenal and gastric ulcers; heartburn
Lexapro Escitalopram SSRI anxiety, depression
Tricor Fenofibrate Antilipemic Agent (lipid/cholesterol lowering agent) treats hypercholesterolemia
Micronase/Diabeta glyburide Oral Antidiabetic treats high levels of blood glucose
Soma Carisoprodol Muscle Relaxant treats muscle spasm
Concerta Methylphenidate XR Psychostimulant narcolepsy, attention-deficit hyperactive disorder
Fosamax Alendronate Bisphosphonate osteoporosis
Xalatan Latanoprost Prostaglandin glaucoma
Nasonex Mometasone Corticosteroid allergic rhinitis
Oxycontin Oxycodone ER Opiate Analgesic moderate to moderately-severe pain
Plavix Clopidogrel Antiplatelet Agent prevents platelet aggregation
Risperdal Risperidone Antipsychotic Agent treats emotional and mood disorders
V-Cillin-K Penicillin VK Penicillin Antibiotic treats bacterial infections
Zyprexa Olanzapine Thienbenzodiazepine acute psychosis, agitation, bipolar disorder, mania, schizophrenia
Zyrtec Cetirizine Antihistamine seasonal allergic asthma
Hydrodiuril Hydrochlorothiazide Thiazide Diuretic treats hypertension
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